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 in NSW & Perth or FIFO from Perth to mines across WA. Residential roles are also available.

NSW Plant Mechanic apprentices are given the opportunity to opt into a Dual Trade on completion of their apprenticeship.

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


Certificate II in Engineering (Mechanical -Plant Mechanic Pre-Apprenticeship)


AUR31220 Certificate III in Mobile Plant Technology

Career Paths at WesTrac

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

Apprenticeship Program 2025 Intake


Our NSW Apprenticeship Program intake for 2025 is now open. The WA intake is currently closed.

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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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