EmPower Pre-Apprentice Program
EmPower Program students 2023
Ausgrid's Empower Pre-Apprentice Program is specifically designed to support and mentor First Nations candidates interested in a career in the energy industry.

Ausgrid and NECA Training & Apprenticeships are partnering to provide career opportunities for First Nations People.

Commencing on 3 June and running for six weeks, the EmPower program aims to expand on our existing apprentice partnership with NECA, with the Indigenous pre-employment program offering successful graduates a pathway to join our Bright Spark Apprentice Program, as well as building a talent pipeline more generally into the energy industry.

Supported by Indigenous coaching business Mulga Gidgee, our Pre-Apprentices will experience all that Ausgrid has to offer, with training and supervision, mentoring and personal development. 

Program Details

  • 6 weeks full time from 3 June - 12 July 2024 (business hours)
  • 5 weeks of nationally accredited training
  • 1 week industry work experience
  • Personal and Professional Development activities
  • Successful graduates will receive a national qualification EII20120 Certification II in Resources & Infrastructure Work Preparation
  • Successful graduates will also receive assistance in applying for the Ausgrid Bright Spark Apprentice Program

How to Apply

For more information or to apply please contact Scott McCall on 0411 348 122 or email scott@mulgagidgee.com.au.