If working outdoors and in a team environment is appealing to you, an apprenticeship or traineeship with us may be the perfect way to kick start your career.

During your apprenticeship you will work towards a trade qualification while learning on-the job. Your apprenticeship journey will be supported by a great crew and a professional training team.

With more than 3,000 employees located at over 100 local depots and regional offices, Essential Energy is one of the largest employers in regional NSW, and prides itself on recruiting exceptional people, who are motivated and passionate about their chosen career.

Our award winning apprentice and trainee programs not only allow you to work towards a trade qualification whilst learning on the job, but ensure you are supported by a great crew and professional training team along the way.

Applications for our 2022 Apprentice and Trainee intake are now closed.

Essential Energy is committed to building a culturally diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourages applicants to apply regardless of gender, age, sexual orientation or disability. As an organisation, we champion inclusivity in the workplace and celebrate the differences in all of our employees.

Our apprentices and trainees live and work across regional, rural and remote NSW in more than 50 towns, from Albury to Tweed Heads to Broken Hill and many places in between.


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