Apprenticeship Program


Apprenticeship Program

We recognise that we need to develop talented staff through our apprenticeship program if we are to continue to be a successful business. A WesTrac apprenticeship is a dynamic learning experience, where you’ll work in state-of-the-art facilities on world-leading Cat equipment. Our nationally accredited training is delivered through the WesTrac Institute (RTO 50737) in WA and NSW.
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Endless Opportunities

Available Positions

The employment opportunities are endless for a qualified WesTrac apprentice.

On completion of the program, apprentices have the opportunity to apply for the following types of positions:

  • permanent trade,
  • dual trade,
  • supervisory or
  • professional.
Available Apprenticeships
  • Heavy Vehicle Mechanic
  • Automotive Electrician
  • Boilermaker
  • Machinist (1st Class)
  • Fitter Machinist
  • High Voltage Electrician
  • Spray Painter

The Apprenticeship Program

How to apply?

We take applications for our apprenticeship program at the start of each year in both states and also mid-year in WA. Applications are currently closed. Follow us on our socials to be alerted as soon as they open up again.

You will be required to submit a resume/CV as part of your application and any of the additional information below (if applicable):

  • cover letter,
  • copies of the last two years’ school reports (for current students or those who have completed Year 12 within the last two years),
  • evidence of school-based work placement results.

If you are selected as a potential candidate, you’ll then be interviewed and may be invited for pre-employment checks. Successful applicants will be sent a formal offer, with unsuccessful candidates also being notified.

Why join the program?
  • Gain a nationally accredited training qualification, paid for by WesTrac
  • Get the opportunity to train in a real working environment on world-leading Cat equipment
  • Receive a subsidy towards a WesTrac toolbox
  • You’ll be issued a Caterpillar passport (once graduated) which opens the possibilities to work for any Cat dealer across the world
  • Enjoy all the benefits of a WesTrac employee

More questions?

If you have any more questions about what it's like to work at WesTrac or the application process, please read our list of frequently asked questions.

WesTrac Apprentice Talk

To provide you with some insight on what it's like to be in the WesTrac Apprenticeship Program, we've interviewed some of our apprentices.

WesTrac Apprentice Talk

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Interested in joining our team?

Send a message to our Careers Team and they'll be in touch to provide any information you require about our vacancies, benefits or the apprentice program.

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