Stanwell’s Apprentice and Trainee Program provides structured opportunities for you to develop skills in line with industry training standards.

As a Stanwell Apprentice or Trainee, you will be supported by our team of highly experienced and knowledgeable mentors who want to see you grow as much as you can during the program.

If you thrive in a team environment, are willing to learn and are passionate about kick-starting your career in the electricity generation industry, you could be part of our next Stanwell Apprentice and Trainee intake.

Learn more about the benefits of completing an Apprenticeship or Traineeship with Stanwell.

Why Stanwell?

Learning and capability development

We take pride in fostering your growth and development throughout the program. At Stanwell, we offer our apprentices and trainees:

Coaching and mentoring

On-the-job learning

Formal training courses

Health and wellbeing

Stanwell offers a variety of initiatives to support your ongoing health and wellbeing, including:

Discounted gym memberships

Access to an Employee Assistance Program

Reimbursement for health consultations under our Voluntary Wellness Program

We also provide additional health initiatives that vary each year, such as: DEXA scans, fitness challenges, skin checks or dietitian consultations.

Inclusion and diversity

We are proactive about giving our people opportunities to excel and truly be themselves. We enable this through diversity, fairness and flexible work practices. We encourage our people to be active champions of diversity and inclusion and we have a cross representative working group identifying and leading our initiatives.

For more information on life at Stanwell, click here.

Exciting industry that is continuously evolving

We are exploring further opportunities to evolve and renew our portfolio to include low emission generation in response to changing market and consumer expectations.

Some of the projects we’re investigating and implementing include:

Investigation of co-firing biomass at our power stations to reduce emissions intensity

Exploring the feasibility of a hydrogen project in Central Queensland

Assisting renewables projects in getting onto the grid

Tarong power stations 2021 intake

Tarong power stations

Applications for our Tarong power stations 2021 intake have closed.

Stanwell Power Station 2021 intake

Stanwell Power Station

Applications for our Stanwell Power Station 2021 intake have closed.

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How to register your interest

To express your interest, click here.

Would you like more information?

If you’d like more information on Stanwell’s Apprentice and Trainee Program, click here.

Hear from some of our Apprentices and Trainees

“Stanwell has given me so many opportunities to grow and develop in my role. Mentors and site leaders are always willing to offer support and guidance.”

Business Trainee
Annabelle Baker

“The support of my mentor gave me the opportunity to see what it takes to succeed in my role. It has been a life-changing opportunity.”

Electrical Instrumentation Apprentice
Cherie Baldacchino

Hear about
Cherie’s apprenticeship journey.

“I really enjoy the team culture at Stanwell, where everyone works towards common goals.”

Electrical Instrumentation Apprentice
Will Hema