Boilermaker / Welder Apprenticeship

Boilermakers are trades persons who cut, shape, assemble and weld steel to construct and repair metal products and structures. At WesTrac this includes the fabrication, repairs and maintenance on a wide-range of Caterpillar equipment, including; buckets, trays, booms track frames, hand rails, ladders, platforms, kick rails, steps and weld brackets.

School requirements

  • School Leaver - OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8
  • Non-School Leaver - C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalent- 
  • AQF - Certificate I or Certificate II


MEM20105 Certificate II in Engineering (Heavy Fabrication Pre-Apprenticeship)


MEM30305 Certificate III Engineering Fabrication Trade (Heavy/Welding YH)

Career Paths at WesTrac

A Boilermaker Welder apprenticeship with WesTrac opens the doors to several career paths within the business, these include:

  • Leading Hand
  • Supervisor
  • Manager
  • FIFO, Workshop or Residential locations
  • Technology career paths
  • Opportunities to become dual trade  

Apprenticeship Program


The WesTrac Apprenticeship Program intake for 2022 is closed. Please stay tuned to our social media channels to hear about the next intake.

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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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