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Posted 2022-08-28

About the role


  • Work with an established business that is family owned and operates across Central West NSW
  • Earn while you learn valuable trade skills and open doors to a prosperous future
  • Work closely with an array of tradespeople to create and install customised projects

Line your path to the future and have a blast in your new career, working with a well-known company in Central West NSW. Skillset, in conjunction with Hort Enterprises are seeking a hard-working individual who have a knack for problem solving to join the team as their new Rubber Lining Trainees. Over a 3-year period, you will complete a Certificate III in Surface Preparation and Coating Application through a combination of on the job mentoring by qualified Tradespeople and formal theory work.

This is an entry level-position which is suited to hard-working individuals with a passion for rubber, ceramics and sand blasting and who take pride in their work. The successful candidate will work closely with qualified Fitters, Drafting Engineers and Welders to produce quality custom projects and will get to experience working in the local mines.


  • Assist qualified tradespeople in surface preparation for coating through cleaning and abrasive blasting.
  • Work with a variety of surfaces including conveyers, trucks, chutes and piping
  • Mixing chemicals to prepare glue solutions.
  • Assist the qualified tradesperson to install rubber and ceramic lining on final product and maintain wear-damage on and off site.


  • Hold a White Card (or willing to obtain prior to commencement)
  • Hold a current Drivers’ Licence
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part as a diverse team and achieve result together
  • Exhibit a good work ethic and hold good time-management skills to ensure tasks are completed in a timely manner
  • Strong attention to detail and pride in producing quality work
  • Ability to work in a physically demanding role


  • Be paid to study and gain valuable skills through on-the-job training
  • Work within the both the engineering and mining industries while learning valuable skills
  • A full time, 36-month placement that will provide formal on the job training
  • You will be allocated a dedicated Skillset Consultant who will support you throughout your Apprenticeship
  • At the successful completion of the role you will graduate with a nationally recognised qualification


To apply for this exciting opportunity, please click "Apply Now" button to upload your cover letter and resume.

  • Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately
  • Applicants must be able to demonstrate Australian Work Rights
  • Only applications with a cover letter and resume will be considered
  • Only successful applicants will be contacted


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Australia Skillset would like to acknowledge and pay respect to the traditional custodians of the lands on which we work.
We are honoured to be on the ancestral lands of those whose cultures are among the oldest living cultures in human history. We pay respect to the Elders, past, present and to the younger generation of the community who will be the future leaders in years to come.