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:

Exploring the feasibility of a hydrogen project in Central Queensland

Assisting renewables projects in getting onto the grid to reduce the state’s emissions in line with the Queensland Government’s commitment to achieving net zero emissions by 2050, with an interim target to reduce emissions by 30 per cent below 2005 levels by 2030.

Tarong power stations 2025 intake

Tarong power stations

Applications for our Tarong power stations 2025 intake will open from 27 May to 16 June 2024. Vacancies will be as follows, for commencement in February 2025:

  • Business Trainee
  • Supply Chain Trainee
  • Boilermaker Apprentice
  • Electrical Apprentice (x2)
  • Mechanical Apprentice (x4)

To register your interest in these opportunities, please visit Expression of Interest – Tarong power stations – 2025 Apprentice and Trainee Program or contact if you would like more information. You can also visit our Careers page to see available roles.

Stanwell Power Station 2025 intake

Stanwell Power Station

Applications for our Stanwell Power Station 2025 intake will open in July 2024.

Contact if you would like more information, or visit our Careers page to see available roles.

Tips for your application

Would you like more information?

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Hear from some of our Apprentices and Trainees

It is obvious that all employees are treated with respect and care, and starting a traineeship with Stanwell was a huge achievement for me.

Business Trainee
Essense Clements

Stanwell has knowledgeable and experienced tradespeople who are willing to pass on their skills to their apprentices.

It’s a great place to develop lifelong skills to carry through my career as an electrician within the energy generation industry.”

Electrical Instrumentation Apprentice
Noel Ponsamy

“Stanwell are highly regarded for their safe work environment, and this is something that really appealed to me.”

Mechanical Fitter and Turner Apprentice
Mackenzie Cowan