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Posted 2021-01-24

About the role

Skillset in conjunction with Warrumbungle Shire Council are seeking applications for their new Plumbing Apprentice. The successful candidate will be based in Coonabarabran and will complete a Certificate III in Plumbing over a four-year period.

This entry-level opportunity is suited to highly-motivated and hard-working individuals with a desire to pursue a career in the plumbing industry.


  • Excellent career opportunity to join a well-known and prominent Central West organisation
  • A full time, four year 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



  • Assist tradesmen with to maintain, install and repair plumbing systems
  • Follow WHS procedures and workplace processes
  • Work one-on-one with Senior Plumbers
  • Maintain a high standard of customer service
  • Complete all related theory work and attend classes associated with the Apprenticeship


  • Keen interest in the plumbing trade
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a diverse team
  • White Card or willing to obtain prior to commencement
  • High attention to detail
  • Ability to time manage
  • Current driver's license preferred but not essential
  • The successful candidate will be required to undertake a pre-employment medical prior to commencing


  • Applications close on 24th January 2021 at 11:59pm
  • The first stage of assessment is an online entrance exam that will be emailed to you automatically when you apply. Individuals who do not complete the online entrance exam within the specified time frame will be unable to progress to the next stage. 
  • Only applications with a cover letter and up-to-date resume will be considered
  • Your cover letter must address the selection criteria and tell us why you are interested in the traineeship/apprenticeship. We would also love to hear about any experience or projects you have been involved in that are related to the trade.
  • Applicants must be able to attend interviews in Coonabarabran NSW
  • Applicants must be able to demonstrate work rights in Australia
  • Only successful candidates will be contacted



At Warrumbungle Shire Council we offer a broad variety of jobs with a range of benefits and career development opportunities within Local Government. Our scenic location amongst friendly country communities provides an ideal setting for those looking to balance a country lifestyle and career.

Warrumbungle Shire Council is an EEO Employer and our vision is Excellence in Local Government. We are committed to our staff and pride ourselves on the services we provide to our communities.


At Skillset, your future is our focus.  Skillset recruits the right people for your business: Permanent Placements, Temporary Staff, Apprentices and Trainees.

Skillset has over 38 years’ industry experience operating in the Central West, providing a full range of end to end recruitment services tailored to each individual and organisation.

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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.