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Launch Your Future with a Komatsu Apprenticeship!

Are we talking about apprenticeships too much?

Nah, there’s no such thing, especially when the opportunities are this exciting!

Our employer partner, Komatsu, has just informed us that they’re already gearing up for their 2024 apprentice intake, and they wanted you to be the first to know.

Read on to discover more about who Komatsu are and everything they have to offer!

First Things First: Who Are Komatsu?

Komatsu is a leading provider of essential equipment, technologies and services to the construction, mining, energy, government, waste and quarry industries.

Their purpose is to create value through manufacturing and technology innovation to empower a sustainable future where people, businesses and our planet thrive together.

To support these industries’ digital transformations, Komatsu offers a fantastic range of apprenticeships covering every aspect of their business! No matter your interest or passion, there’s bound to be a way to explore it with Komatsu.

Explore Apprenticeships at Komatsu

There are many ways to get started with an apprenticeship at Komatsu. Their programs are specifically tailored to deliver the skills, knowledge and technical qualifications needed to get the best start in your chosen career.

Here’s a brief look at some of the roles on offer and the qualifications you’ll gain:

Plant Mechanic – AUR31220 Certificate III in Mobile Plant Technology

As an Apprentice Plant Mechanic, you will be trained in using a variety of tools and techniques to diagnose faults in machinery and develop efficient repair solutions to reduce downtime and meet maintenance schedules.

Electrician – UEE30820 Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician

As an Apprentice Electrician, your work will involve dealing with high-voltage electrical systems on various equipment. You will need to diagnose and repair these systems, perform routine maintenance inspections, and overhaul electric wheel motors and alternators as required.

Mechanical Fitter – MEM30219 Certificate III in Engineering Mechanical Trade

As an Apprentice Mechanical Fitter, you will be taught how to use various tools and engineering techniques to repair and maintain both underground and surface mechanical and hydraulic mobile plant equipment, as well as stationary machinery.

Electrical Fitter – UEE33020 Certificate III in Electrical Fitting

As an Apprentice Electrical Fitter, you will receive extensive training to prepare you for assembling, fitting, and repairing electrical plants and machinery. This comprehensive training program covers a broad range of topics, including electrical wiring work and electrical safety.

Automotive Electrician – AUR30320 Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology

As an Apprentice Automotive Electrician, you will play a crucial role in the installation and maintenance of electrical components in a wide range of earthmoving machinery and mining equipment.

Boilermaker – MEM30319 Certificate III in Engineering Fabrication Trade

As an Apprentice Boilermaker, you will learn how to construct, assemble, maintain, and repair major and minor frame housing and chassis used in mobile and stationary plant and equipment.

Parts Interpreter/Customer Service Representative – AUR31020 Certificate III in Automotive Sales

An apprenticeship in parts interpreting can lead to career opportunities for those interested in IT/Windows-based programs and motor vehicle parts, with strong communication and sales skills. Automotive Parts Interpreters are responsible for selling automotive spares, replacement parts, and accessories across industries such as Earthmoving, Construction, Mining, Agriculture, and Forestry.

Komatsu aims to develop well-rounded individuals who can positively contribute to their workplaces and communities. Their apprenticeships are just the starting point for a thriving lifelong career in the sector.

But don’t just take our word for it!

Head to Komatsu’s dedicated profile to hear from a range of current apprentices as they share their experiences so far!

How to Apply

Applications for the program’s 2024 Intake will open in July 2023.

The best place to find out more, set yourself up for alerts and prepare for your application is right here.

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