Thursday, July 11, 2024


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Aurizon Opens 2024 Apprenticeship Applications

Aurizon, Australia’s leading rail freight operator, has opened its 2024 apprenticeship intake, presenting a significant opportunity for students keen on pursuing a career in skilled trades. The company is seeking enthusiastic individuals interested in becoming qualified Electricians or Diesel/Mechanical Fitters.
The apprenticeships will be based in maintenance facilities in Jilalan (Sarina), Stuart (Townsville), and Callemondah (Gladstone), with additional field positions requiring travel around the Central Queensland Coal Network, based in Sarina and Rockhampton. Aurizon is also offering traineeships in Warehousing at its Jilalan and Callemondah depots, and a Business Administration traineeship in Jilalan.
Candidates will gain hands-on experience, learning from seasoned professionals, and will be expected to complete TAFE and practical assessments within given timeframes. Successful applicants must have a genuine interest in their chosen trade, demonstrated through work experience or hobbies, and must be committed to health and safety standards.
Aurizon emphasised the importance of these apprenticeships, stating, “Aurizon’s program is a fantastic opportunity for young people to develop valuable skills and contribute to our region’s economy. It’s crucial we support initiatives that provide career pathways for our students.”
Aurizon offers a range of benefits, including development opportunities, discounts on health insurance, personal travel, and retail brands. The company prides itself on fostering a diverse and inclusive environment, encouraging career growth.
Applications are open until 21st July 2024. For more information, visit Aurizon Careers. Don’t miss this chance to embark on a rewarding career.

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