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


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


AUR31216: Mobile Plant Technology (Plant Mechanics)

Career Paths at WesTrac

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

Apprenticeship Program


Both the NSW and WA Apprenticeship Program intakes are currently closed. WA is set to open in August 2023.

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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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