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Transport for NSW (TfNSW) is the lead agency of the NSW Transport cluster. Our role is to lead the development of a safe, efficient, integrated transport system that keeps people and goods moving, connects communities and shapes the future of our cities, centres and regions. We work with several government agencies to coordinate metro, train, bus, ferry, light rail, road and maritime services, always keeping the safety and comfort of our customers at the heart of what we do.

Heavy Diesel Mechanical Apprenticeship Opportunities in Broken Hill - Join Transport for NSW in 2022!

  • Get hands on training and experience whilst obtaining a nationally recognised qualification!
  • Be challenged with real work from day one
  • Work directly on industry leading projects
  • Positions based in Broken Hill

Kick start your career with NSW’s leading Transport Agency! Get paid to learn in-demand skills and gain hands-on experience in the mechanical trade.

Transport for NSW is currently accepting applications for its 2022 Heavy Diesel Mechanical Apprenticeship Program

About the team

The Regional and Outer Metropolitan division is focused on understanding the particular needs of regional communities across NSW and delivering customer-centred integrated transport services and infrastructure.

What’s on offer?

  • 4 year Heavy Diesel Mechanical Trade Apprenticeship
  • Complete a structured training program and a Certificate III in Automotive Heavy Commercial Vehicle Mechanical Technology through TAFE whilst working and earning a full time wage
  • Experience in maintenance and repair of trucks, fixed plant and other commercial vehicles
  • Opportunity to experience working on different sites and Transport locations

About you:

  • You have a great attitude and the ability to learn quickly by following instructions
  • Willing to undertake work in environments including heights, confined spaces and within high traffic conditions
  • You have completed Year 10 or hold a Record of School Achievement (RoSA) or equivalent
  • You have demonstrated basic computer literacy
  • You hold a white card or is willing to get one
  • You possess or are in the process of obtaining an Australian motor vehicle drivers licence
  • You are willing to work outside regular working hours if required, as directed by your manager (night work & weekends)
  • You are an Australian/NZ citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident
  • You are able to commence full time employment in January 2022
  • You will have reliable transport to travel to the office

We take the WH&S and the management of fatigue of our employees seriously. Therefore, to be successful in this role it is a requirement that you must reside within a reasonable distance from your identified Headquarters/depot.

Check out the Heavy Diesel Mechanical Apprenticeship Role Description here and make sure take a sneak peek at our information pack here before applying

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You will be paid based on your age (under 21 vs adult over 21) as per the TfNSW Award. Please see details below of the salary guide

Heavy Diesel Mechanical Apprentice

$ / week $ / hour

Apprentice: 1st Year 579.03 1 5.23676

Apprentice: Adult 1068.77 28.1255


If you are 16 years of age or over, you can apply today!

Whether you’re a school-leaver, re-entering the workforce or an adult simply wishing to change careers this is the perfect opportunity so don’t miss out!

Joining Transport for NSW, you’ll have access to a range of unique government benefits in a flexible work environment like no other. If you’re ready to step into this meaningful and rewarding role, we want to hear from you!

How to apply

To apply for this position, please submit a resume and answer all questions within the online application process. Please note, direct applications via email will not be accepted

Applications close: 11:59 pm on Sunday 22 August 2021

Apply today to register your interest!

We are the community we serve

We are committed to being an inclusive, diverse and flexible workplace where differences are valued. We welcome people of all backgrounds, experience and abilities.

We enable our people to work in ways that work for them and their teams. Working virtually and from different locations including regional locations, staggering work hours and job sharing are just some of the ways our people can work flexibly.

Please contact the Talent Specialist below if you require any adjustments to be made to how you interact with us throughout the recruitment process or would like to discuss flexible work options.

If you have any questions that have not been covered by the Information pack, video or Role description please contact for assistance.

Find out more (or refer a friend!) to some of our other available Apprentice and Traineeships at Transport for NSW.

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