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Newcrest Mining

  • 1,000 - 50,000 employees

2022 Apprentice Program

Orange, NSW
Amazing opportunity to join Australia's largest gold miner and learn from the best in the industry.

Opportunity details

Opportunity Type
Graduate Job
Number of Vacancies
Start Date
17 Jan 2022

Application dates

Applications Open
15 Sep 2021
Applications Close
30 Sep 2021

Minimum requirements

Accepting International Applications
Qualifications Accepted
Bricklaying & Stonemasonry
Flooring, Plastering & Tiling
Glass & Glazing
Heating, Ventilation & Cooling
Landscaping & Horticulture
Plumbing & Gasfitting

Working rights


  • Citizen
  • Permanent resident

New Zealand

  • Citizen
  • Permanent resident
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  • Kick start your mining career, commencing in January 2022
  • Exciting four-year opportunity with Australia's largest gold miner
  • Residential opportunity based in Orange, NSW
  • Challenge yourself

It's an exciting time to be a part of Newcrest's journey as one of Australia's leading gold mining companies. Alongside our current successful mine production activities, we're building our panel caving expansion works to extend our vision of a 50-year mine life for Cadia.

Supporting you along your Apprenticeship, will be a community of like-minded leaders and friendly team members who value early career development, and provide personal and professional guidance across your journey. With exposure to technical experts, you will gain valuable knowledge and life skills.

Operations near and far

Located three hours' drive from Sydney, NSW, our Cadia Valley Operations is a short 25-minute drive outside of the regional centre of Orange. Offering employees and their families a unique residential mining lifestyle. Cadia gives you exposure to first class mining techniques and methods including the development of Australia's largest block cave.

What we offer

  • 4-year Apprenticeship Qualification
  • Comprehensive training plan
  • Excellent opportunities to develop your skills whilst on the job
  • Experience in both surface and underground mining operations
  • A great start to your career in mining in a global company

Our People are at the heart of everything that we do. We're committed to creating inclusive workplaces that nurture diversity and support our people to thrive. Keeping our people safe and healthy is core to who we are. We are committed to the safety, health and wellbeing of our employees.

As an Apprentice you will undertake a 4-year training program on a fixed-term contract, to further develop your trade skillset across one of the below areas:

  • Electrician
  • Fitter Machinist
  • Auto Electrician
  • Diesel/Heavy Plant Mechanic

We are seeking individuals with the following:

  • Be 18 years of age by 17 January 2022.
  • Must be located in NSW (If you are not residing in Orange, you will be required to relocate to Orange, NSW, or surrounding areas. Please note there will be no relocation assistance available).
  • Preferred successful completion of Year 12 (or TAFE equivalent)
  • A strong commitment to workplace health and safety
  • Enthusiasm, motivation and a positive attitude
  • Commitment to undertake four years of study and training
  • Ability to work well in a team environment with excellent communication skills

Recruitment Process Next Steps:

For those successful with your application, you will be required to:

  • Record a short mandatory online video interview (You will be sent the link).
  • Attend an Online Apprentice Information Session being held on Wednesday 20 October 2021 (You will be sent the details via email and hold the responsibility to ensure to have access a Computer/Laptop, internet access with the ability to use audio and video during this session).
  • If successful, you will then be required to attend an Assessment Centre location to be confirmed on the Week Commencing 25 October 2021 (You will be sent the invitation prior to the assessment centre).

If you are interested, please click apply and attach your resume and cover letter with the application form.

Application close at 11:55pm on Thursday 30 September 2021

Please note pre-employment police, reference and medical checks will be conducted for all successful applicants.

If you have any questions please email our Early Careers inbox on gradsandvacs@newcrest.com.au (For queries only, no applications will be accepted via this inbox).

Working rights

The opportunity is available to applicants in any of the following categories.

CitizenPermanent residentFull working rightsLimited working rightsNo working rights
New Zealand