Apprentice (Fitter and Machinist)

Position Reference No.: 
School, Unit or Centre: 
Rector's Office
Employment type: 
Full time
Salary Range: 
4 year fixed term

UNSW Canberra is a campus of the University of New South Wales located at the Australian Defence Force Academy in Canberra. UNSW Canberra endeavours to offer staff a rewarding experience and offers many opportunities and attractive benefits, including:

  •      One of Australia’s leading research and teaching universities
  •      Australian bush land setting with FREE parking
  •      FREE Onsite GYM and Indoor Sports Centre
  •      Strong commitment to staff development and learning
  •      Strong commitment to work life and family balance
  •      Generous superannuation and salary packaging opportunities

At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work



Fitter and Machinist (4 year Fixed Term)

UNSW Canberra has a vacancy in 2018 for a 1st year apprentice Fitter and Machinist. The apprenticeship is for 4 years (fixed term) and the successful applicant will undertake a structured training program both on-the-job and at CIT. This apprenticeship offers the opportunity to work in several modern workshops equipped for general precision and computerised (CNC) machining, grinding, sheet metal working, general fabrication and specialised welding facilities.

Essential: Year 10 Certificate (or equivalent) to meet CIT minimum entry standards for apprentice tradesperson course (Fitting and Machining) and with passes in Mathematics, Science, English and Industrial Arts; demonstrated aptitude and interest in mechanical technology, metalwork or woodwork; capacity to fulfil on-the-job training; be able to work as part of a team and be able to accept close supervision and instruction.

In your application you should systematically address the selection criteria outlined in the Position Description. In order to view the position description - please ensure that you allow pop-ups for the Jobs@UNSW Portal.

An applicant may be required to undergo pre-employment checks prior to appointment to this role.

For further information about UNSW Canberra, please visit our website: UNSW Canberra

To Apply: Please follow the link to the UNSW Careers Portal Position Number - 59959, and sign in or register as a new user



Phillip Donohue

M: 0408 685 856


Todd Bell

T: 0408 490 649


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