Regional and Outer Metropolitan Apprentice and Trainee Programs

Transport's Regional and Outer Metropolitan Apprentice and Trainee Programs are designed to kick start careers regionally across NSW.

Join us and shape NSW

Earn while you learn and complete a nationally recognised qualification whilst gaining valuable hands-on experience with Transport for NSW!

The Regional and Outer Metropolitan Apprentice and Trainee programs offer a great opportunity for you to kickstart your career at Transport.

These programs generally last 2-4 years and combine paid work and structured training, allowing applicants to grow their skills and knowledge ‘on the job’. 

If you’d like to know more about our Programs, please check out our Apprentice and Trainee Programs brochure (PDF, 19.73 MB).

Our programs

We offer opportunities across NSW in the following programs:

Business Traineeship

  • 2 year development program specialising in administration and business support for local projects, managers and teams within an office environment.
  • Complete a Certificate IV in Business.

Civil Construction Apprenticeship

  • 3 year development program specialising in civil construction work and operations. Gain experience in the maintenance and construction of roads and pavements, working with draining, concreting, laying pipes and much more. Along with the development of skills and competency’s  specialising in the line marking of NSW roads and signage jobs.
  • Complete a Certificate III in Civil Construction (Road Construction & Maintenance).

Bridge Construction & Maintenance Apprenticeship

  • 3 year development program specialising in bridge construction and maintenance, including handling, shaping and placing timber elements, working on steel and concrete bridges as well as civil structures.
  • Complete a Certificate III in Civil Construction (Bridge Construction and Maintenance).

Heavy Diesel Mechanical Apprenticeship

  • 4 year development program specialising in heavy diesel mechanics, including the maintenance and repair of trucks, fixed plant and other commercial vehicles.
  • Complete a Certificate III in Automotive Heavy Commercial Vehicle Mechanical Technology.

Electrical Apprenticeship

  • 4 year development program specialising in installation, test and repair of electrical systems and signals on live projects  and systems.
  • Complete a Certificate III in Electro Technology.

Project Management Traineeship

  • 2 year development program specialising in providing team support and assistance in relation to project cycles and project plans to achieve the successful delivery and completion of projects that positively impact the community of NSW.
  • Complete a Certificate IV in Project Management Practice.

Marketing and Communication Traineeship 

  • 2 year development program specialising in providing support in the development and execution of communications and marketing tasks within an office environment.
  • Complete a Certificate IV in Marketing and Communication.

Finance Traineeship

  • 2 year development program providing finance and accounts administration support within an office environment.
  • Complete a Certificate III in Accounts Administration.

Safety Environment & Quality Traineeship

  • 2 year development program specialising in providing data and quality support functions on BAU operations and projects across Transport.
  • Complete a Certificate IV in Business.

Interested in applying?

Applications open annually in July. Our recruitment process is as follows:

  1. Online Application
  2. Online Numeracy and Literacy Testing
  3. Video Question Interview
  4. Assessment Day - Face to face interviews and group activity
  5. Pre-employment checks
  6. Offers of employment to successful candidates

How to apply

We’re currently accepting expressions of interest for our 2023 intake. Simply register your details here. We will provide further information in coming weeks.

If you have an enquiry, or would like to know more, please reach out to ROMentrylevelprograms@transport.nsw.gov.au