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Discover High Voltage Traineeships & Apprenticeships with CitiPower and Powercor

During your final years of high school, it can be tricky to envision where you want to end up when classes draw to a close. The traditional ‘bachelor’s degree’ option always seems to sit front of mind. However, are you sure there isn’t a lesser-known pathway that might better suit your needs?

Traineeships and Apprenticeships are alternative options that propel you into the workforce straight away, pay you to learn and provide a pathway to your desired career. What’s more, these opportunities aren’t just for tradies either. Discover the boundless post-high-school possibilities offered by the passionate team at CitiPower and Powercor. Trust us, you won’t want this to pass you by.


CitiPower and Powercor are committed to lighting up the lives of their fellow Aussies (and doing so sustainably, to boot)! They are essential  to their customers empowering them to make greener choices such asconnecting solar energy to the grid,  trialing smart charging for electric vehicles and enabling other community energy projects . In short, they’re illuminating the possibilities of renewable energy!

To keep our lights on, CitiPower and Powercor is always upskilling their passionate team so they can help fight the good fight. With a safe, inclusive and flexible working environment, employees are bound to expand their skillset and cultivate a bright future (pun intended).

CitiPower and Powercor Pathways


If you’ve passed Math Methods or Physics in Year 11, then you’ve already met the criteria for CitiPower and Powercor’s traineeships! These exciting programs are run over a three-year period and feature an electrifying combination of formal TAFE study and paid office-based work (you heard that right, you’ll be paid to start your career journey)!

Regardless of what part of the business you want to explore, their traineeships will illuminate the perfect career pathway for you, such as:

  • Technical Design Officer
  • Project Manager
  • Customer Requests Officer
  • Maintenance Officer
  • Technical Drafting Officer


Are you a data-driven thinker? If so, try these stats on for size: over 98% of apprentices recruited by CitiPower and Powercor complete their four-year program and continue in exciting careers with the company! In 2024 forty-one apprentices commenced across the 14 depots in Victoria.  Are you based in regional western Victoria or metro Melbourne?  Check out the locations here where you could apply to work.

If you’re after a nationally recognised electrical qualification, a competitive salary and paid leave to attend TAFE, an apprenticeship might be the right route for you. As long as you’re completing or have already completed Year 11 with a passing grade in General Maths, the door is wide open for you! By taking this opportunity, you could end up with an exciting career as a:

  • Line Worker
  • Cable Jointer
  • Substation Electrician
  • Electrical Protection and Control Tester

Earn while you learn and enjoy a nine-day fortnight working in an inclusive, friendly team. You’ll be working in the great outdoors and in different locations every day.

With the transformation to a modern grid, apprentices are also involved in commissioning new smart energy and automation technology to integrate consumer energy sources.

Graduate Programs

CitiPower and Powercor believes that what makes their grad programs unique is that participants are recognised as valued team members, right from the start!

This one’s just for those of you with degrees, but it’s still important to keep in mind! Participants will be immersed in exciting, real-world assignments from the get-go. Structured into four 6-month rotations and one 12-month rotation, over three years you’ll be gaining experience across all aspects of the business. What’s more, you’ll be set up to receive coaching from a personal mentor who’s committed to seeing you succeed!

Opportunities are offered in the following graduate streams:

  • Information technology
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Corporate and customer
  • Finance

A World of Choice

Essentially, we just want you to know that traditional university degrees aren’t your only option! To plan your future with CitiPower and Powercor is to unlock boundless electrifying opportunities. So, what are you waiting for? Check out their employer profile or job vacancies to start your journey today.

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