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Date Updated

12th March 2019


Western Suburbs, VIC

Apprenticeship Type

Full Time

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Position Description


Did you have a knack for welding and metalwork during school; or maybe you like spending your free time building and creating projects with your hands? If you think youre up for a challenge and a job with variety, then becoming a boilermaking apprenticeship could be what youre after!

Undertaking this four-year apprenticeship will give you the opportunity to become a qualified Boilermaker and earn your Certificate III in Engineering Fabrication (MEM30305). This apprenticeship gives you the chance to get your hands on some bigger scale projects! On a day-to-day basis you will learn the skills to fabricate, cut, weld, form and create components used in the in a variety of heavy transport equipment such as semi-trailers, flat-bed trailers, truck bodies and more.

This position is located in Truganina and you will be hosted with a semi-trailer manufacturer who is an industry leader in the Australian transport industry. The workplace will support you throughout your training and will expose you to a variety of construction equipment and big toys for you to tinker on.


No HECs Debt in fact, most apprenticeships are fully funded by the Government. So you will leave your 4 years with a qualification, no debt and ready to earn the big bucks in an industry that is eager for more qualified tradespeople to join their ranks;
We will actually pay you to learn! How many of your Uni mates get paid to study?
Potential to be selected for one of MIGAS annual MiScholarship funding, a combination of a cash prize and additional financial support;
Your own personal MIGAS mentor who will guide you through your apprenticeship; and
Free uniforms and PPE when you start with MIGAS;
We are a culturally diverse employer and actively advocate for local Indigenous Australians and women in trades
Long-term career opportunities for the right person!


We are looking for someone whose maths skills are up to scratch, isnt afraid of hands-on work and someone who is genuinely interested in starting their career in the boilermaking trade. To be successful in this trade you will need to be reliable, have solid time management skills and attention to detail and are customer driven.

Must haves:

Reliable transport to and from work in Truganina on a daily basis
Be comfortable and confident communicating with customers, stakeholders and other team members
Be able to pass a pre-employment medical test, including drug and alcohol testing

If you think this could be you please visit our website, select Jobs and under Job ID: 5062 submit your resume and cover letter explaining why you think you would be the best boilermaking apprentice!

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Brendan McConnell approached UMR Engines looking for an apprenticeship as an automotive mechanic. Although he had no previous industry experience, after taking the Harrison Career Assessment UMR Engines were willing to give him a chance.

“The boss took me around the workshop and then asked me to do the assessment.  It took me about half an hour.
The blokes I work with help me along the way and it gives me great satisfaction that I’m able to help the customers”.

Brendan McConnell - UMR Engines

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