Plant Mechanic Apprenticeship

Plant Mechanics are trades persons who diagnose and repair drivelines, drive assemblies, engines, suspension, brakes, hydraulics, pneumatic systems, steering, wiring and circuits and controlling systems. At WesTrac this would include building, diagnosing and repairing the full range of Cat Fleet either in the workshop in Perth or FIFO from Perth to mines sites across WA. Residential roles are also available.

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 (Mechanical -Plant Mechanic Pre-Apprenticeship)


MEM30205 Certificate III Engineering Mechanical Trade (Plant Mechanic ZG/Z)

Career Paths at WesTrac

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

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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