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St Brendan's College Careers

Our aim is to provide you with all the latest information that will help you make decisions about your future career and your life beyond school.

You can use this site to locate University, TAFE and any other type of course across Australia, get information about the QCE, search for job vacancies and much more. Feel free to drop into the Careers Office if you have any questions.

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Albert Einstein

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2022 Apprenticeship Intakes (Posted: 17/06/2021)

BHP 2022 Apprenticeship Program 
Nationally Accredited trades Certificates being offered may include:
  • Automotive Electrical (Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology)
  • Electrical (Certificate III in Electro Technology Electrician)
  • Diesel Fitting (Certificate III in Mobile Plant Technology)
  • Mechanical Fitting (Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade)
  • Boilermaking (Certificate III in Engineering Fabrication Trade - Boiler Making/Welding)
  • Refrigeration Mechanic (Certificate III in Air-conditioning and Refrigeration)
  • Plumbing (Certificate III in Plumbing)
  • Communications (Cert III in Data, Voice, and Electronics)
  • Instrumentation Technician (Cert VI Electrical Instrumentation)
 Application close 12PM AEST on Wednesday 30th June 2021. Please note late application will not be accepted.

Komatsu 2022 APPRENTICESHIP Intake 
These apprenticeships will be advertised in July.
Register your interest now at

Indigenous Opportunities | BHP 2022 Apprenticeship Program
Applications close 30th June

2022 Apprenticeship Intake, Brown and Hurley 
  • Apprentice Spare Parts Interpreter, Emerald
  • Diesel Fitter, Emerald
  • Agricultural Machinery (Fitter), Emerald
  • Heavy Vehicle (Mechanic), Rockhampton

2022 Apprentices - Mechanical or Electrical & Instrumentation, CS Energy, Callide Power Station, Biloela 
  • Mechanical Apprenticeship
  • Electrical/Instrumentation Apprenticeship

Dalrymple Bay Coal Terminal 2022 Apprenticeships 
  • Mechanical Fitter Apprenticeship  JOB ID 301
  • Apprentice Electrician  JOB ID 300

Hitachi Construction Machinery 2022 Apprenticeship Intake
  • Mobile Plant Mechanic, Emerald
  • Mobile Plant Mechanic, Mackay
  • High Voltage Electrician, Mackay

All application questions should be answered in relation to the apprenticeship commencing in January 2022. Applications strictly close on 1 July 2021. About us: The Brown and Hurley Group is one of Australia's leading truck and agricultural dealers with eleven locations throughout QLD and Northern NSW. We are a family business specialising in the sale and service of heavy commercial trucks and trailers, and agricultural and construction machinery. The Brown and Hurley Group is the winner of many industry awards and a leading supplier to Australia's Road Transport and Agricultural Industry. 

Glencore 2022 Apprenticeship Intake  
  • Electrical
  • Metal Fabrication/Mechanical
  • Plant Mechanic/Mechanical
  • Auto Electrical/Plant Mechanic
Applications Close online Sunday 20 June 2021


Apprentice Electrician, Central Queensland Hospital and Health Service, Rockhampton  NEW

Apprentice Chef, The Rocks, Yeppoon  NEW
The Rocks Yeppoon have an exciting opportunity to join our incredibly talented kitchen team. 
We are currently seeking a first year apprentice to learn and develop their career - and become part of a passionate team delivering some of the highest quality food in Central Queensland.  
For more information, please phone 07 4939 1445 or email your resume to 

Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Apprenticeship, Migas, Rockhampton  NEW

Live Production and Services Trainee, Rockhampton Regional Council, Rockhampton  NEW

Apprentice Chef, Rocky Gardens Motor Inn  NEW

Diesel Fitter Apprenticeship, National Plant & Equipment, Blackwater  NEW
Applications close 28 June 2021 

Apprentice Plumber , Livingstone Shire Council, Yeppoon  NEW Applications close Monday, 21 June 2021 at midnight.

Childcare Administration Assistant, Natural Wonders Early Learning, Rockhampton 

Apprentice Carpenter, OSMAC Group, Rockhampton

Career resources for parents (Posted: 17/06/2021)

Skills Road provides many career resources for students and parents. The following link will take you to the Skills Road web-site specifically designed for families to have conversations around careers.

Help your child with career advice and job search | Skillsroad

How to Write a Resume (Posted: 17/06/2021)

Year 12s it is time to get your resume sorted! Apprenticeship intakes have already started.

Year 10 and 11s if you are looking for casual employment you should be doing the same.

As you would have found out in year 10 English, our SBC Careers web-site has all the templates you need to get started. You just need to sign in to the student area at 

In addition, the Explore Careers web-site has some great tips:

How to Write a Resume: Let's Go Back to Basics | Explore Careers

CQU Virtual subject selection Expo (Posted: 17/06/2021)

Register here to attend: Virtual Subject Selection Expo - CQUniversity

There's still time for Year 10 students, parents and teachers to register to join our Virtual Subject Selection Expo on

TODAY Thursday, 17 June from 3 - 6 pm AEST

The expo will include information on:
  • Career options based on interests or favourite subjects
  • In-school study options and programs
  • What to consider when choosing subjects
  • Exploring career pathways
  • Pre-requisites for uni courses
Be sure to check out the webinar schedule too, which has options for parents, students and teachers. 

We'll also have heaps of career videos for students to explore, just like this one for
Medical Sonography


Interested in Saving the Planet? (Posted: 15/06/2021)

Could you be an Environmental Engineer?

If you've got a passion for saving the planet and are keen on innovating, becoming an environmental engineer could be the right move for you.

Environmental Engineer - Take Our Quiz - Careers with STEM


Apprentice Fitter Machinist (Posted: 04/06/2021)

Tweed Lineboring and Field Maintenance Services is looking to hire an apprentice fitter machinist.

Tweed Lineboring is a small family run business, based north of Rockhampton.  We provide lineboring services to customers within the Bowen Basin.  We currently have two lineboring trucks that services these areas.

To be successful in this position you will need to have the following attributes:

Minimal completed year 10

Punctual and well presented

Proven commitment to safety and learning

Technical aptitude and a mechanical interest

Self-motivated with a responsible attitude and outlook

Good written and verbal communication skills

Enjoy working hands-on in a physically demanding environment

Intermediate mathematical skills, with the ability to perform measurements accurately

Interoperate technical drawings

Some welding and machining skills preferred.

Strong commitment to a structured onsite workshop and off-site training program

Ability to work within a team environment

Committed and driven to be successful

Own transport

Normal hours worked will vary due to the nature of this business as we are required to provide 24/7 service.

If you would like further information about Lineboring please email Ms Russell on before applying. 

If you are ready to apply, please send resume and cover letter to Cal Tweed,