Bright Spark Apprenticeship Program

Ausgrid Apprenticeships

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Our vision is for communities to have the power in a resilient, affordable, net-zero future.

Applications for the 2024 Apprenticeship Program are now closed.

Ausgrid is the largest distributor of electricity on Australia’s east coast, providing power to four million people and playing a critical role in leading and delivering the transition to a low-cost, reliable and decarbonised economy.

Do you have a passion for working in the electricity industry? The Ausgrid 2024 Apprentice Program offers an opportunity to join our very experienced field teams who will supervise, support and mentor you throughout your training. 

The program

Apprentices will join our Bright Spark Program in January 2024. Positions are available to school leavers, people looking to change careers or anyone already completing an electrical apprenticeship.

Program inclusions

  • A 4-year program that offers a breadth of experience in areas such as overhead works, substations, transmission, underground works and safety
  • Be on very competitive remuneration
  • Build professional development skills
  • Access to senior leaders, mentors and networking opportunities
  • Work that contributes to the Net Zero goal
  • Enjoy a fortnightly Rostered Day Off (RDO) in support of work life balance
  • Reward your future self with 15% super (increasing to 15.5% in Sept 2023)
  • Gain access to our Health & Wellness programs and discounts
  • Work for an Equal Opportunity Employer where diversity and inclusion is a priority

Additionally, your tuition fees will be covered, and you’ll receive paid time off to attend TAFE. We offer the following certifications.

  • Lineworker (Certificate III in ESI – Distribution Overhead)
  • Electrician (Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician)
  • Cable Jointer (Certificate III in ESI – Distribution Underground)

Applicant requirements

At the time of application:

  • You must be an Australian citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident.
  • You must have completed Year 10 and/or be over 17 years to apply for a full-time apprenticeship.  

Diversity & Inclusion

We strive for gender balance in our Apprentice intakes.

To deliver the best possible service to our customers, we strive towards a workforce that reflects the diverse community that we serve. Ausgrid is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce and we encourage applications from people from culturally diverse backgrounds, people with disabilities, people from the LGBTQIA+ community and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.