Trade work with ASC is not average – it is unique, challenging and at the cutting-edge of technology.
Why choose ASC?
Working at Australia’s hub of submarine expertise means you will learn from some of the nation’s most highly-skilled and experienced specialists.
You will work on an established and highly regarded submarine fleet and learn to undertake the specific trades based requirements to deliver world-class sustainment services to the Royal Australian Navy.
ASC’s workplace culture, friendly team environment, and comprehensive benefits package will support you to thrive in your career.
About our program
Opportunities are available in the Electrical, Mechanical and Fabrication streams at ASC’s sites in Osborne, South Australia and Henderson, Western Australia.
You will receive support from ASC’s Learning & Development team, as well as its apprenticeship partner organisation, MEGT. Apprentices have the opportunity to develop their skills alongside experienced subject matter experts.
Applicants with the following qualifications may apply:
- Electrical: Cert II Electro technology (or equivalent)
- Mechanical: Cert II Metals & Engineering (or equivalent)
- Fabrication: Cert II Metals & Engineering (or equivalent)
Applicants are eligible to apply even if they have not yet graduated.
When will the next program open for applications?
Applications for ASC’s 2023 program will open in May 2022. Sign up for job alerts to apply for our next intake.
The recruitment process for ASC’s Apprenticeship Program involves an initial review of your application, and if successful you will be asked to undertake an assessment. These take place in person, at an assessment centre. The next steps for successful applicants is a face-to-face interview.
Assessments involve a range of carefully selected tasks. Please ensure you are aware of the location and time of your assessment and follow any dress instructions, such as whether PPE is required. Always dress to impress. Ensure you bring a notebook, pen and prepare plenty of questions.
At your assessment, ASC will consider your level of engagement, communication skills and how you interact in a group setting. This can be an intimidating and unusual setting for many people. Its important to relax as much as possible and let your personality and strengths shine through.