Trainee and Apprenticeships

A trainee or apprenticeship is a good opportunity to enter the workforce or change careers. As a trainee or apprentice you will gain valuable work experience, learn new skills on (in the workplace) and off the job (in a classroom), while undertaking a nationally recognised qualification.

Rockhampton Regional Council offers a number of trainee and apprenticeships each year depending on the business requirements. These may include, but are not limited to:

  • Apprentice Gardener
  • Apprentice Mechanic
  • Apprentice Fitter and Turner
  • Apprentice Mechanical Fitter
  • Business Administration Trainee
  • Civil Construction Trainee
  • Warehouse Trainee
  • Safety Trainee

How to Apply

Rockhampton Regional Council has a yearly intake for the following year's trainees and apprentices however may, depending on business requirements, recruit for a vacancy at any time throughout the year.

To ensure you do not miss out on such a valuable opportunity you can create a recruitment account and register for a job alert. This will ensure you will be notified of vacancies as soon as they are advertised.

For more information on Council trainee and apprentice program please contact the Workforce and Governance team on (07) 4936 8352 or by emailing