Boilermaking Apprenticeship

Apprentice Boilermaker required for a leading manufacturer of lifting equipment based in Rocklea
Job ID: 5763 Metal and Engineering - Boilermaking QLD - Rocklea Apprentice Positions Available: 1


Did you have a knack for welding and metalwork during school, or maybe you like spending your free time building and creating projects with your hands? If you think you’re up for a challenge and a job with variety, then a Boilermaking Apprenticeship could be what you’re after!

Undertaking this four-year apprenticeship will give you the opportunity to become a qualified Boilermaker and earn your Certificate III in Engineering Fabrication Trade.

You will get to learn all aspects of fabrication manufacturing while working on a variety of the company’s products including cages, trolleys and various lifting attachments as well as custom made parts. Your role will include using a variety of machinery initially in the pre-fabrication side where you will operate the likes of Guillotines, Bandsaws and Press Brakes to welding using predominantly Mig Welding Plants.

The workshop position is located in Rocklea, Brisbane where you will be hosted with a company that is fully Australian owned and has been providing its products to a variety of industries including warehousing, mining and transport for over 20 years.


  • No HECS-HELP debt – in fact, most apprenticeships are fully funded by the Government. So, you will leave your 4 years with a qualification, no debt, and ready to earn the big bucks in an industry that is eager for more qualified tradespeople to join their ranks
  • We will actually pay you to learn! How many of your uni mates get paid to study?
  • Your own personal MIGAS mentor who will guide you through your apprenticeship
  • Free uniforms and PPE when you start with MIGAS
  • Potential to be selected for one of MIGAS’s annual MiScholarship awards, resulting in a combination of a cash prize and additional financial support
  • We are a culturally diverse employer and actively advocate for local Indigenous Australians and women in trades
  • Host specific – RDOs, additional training, perks


Our client is ideally looking for someone who has a genuine passion for fabrication work, is mechanically minded, has a positive attitude, and is team orientated. They are happy to look at either a first year which can be someone who is about to finish year 12, has perhaps completed a Certificate II in Engineering with some welding experience and would like to start the role later in the year, or a 2nd year looking to complete their apprenticeship that is available to start immediately.


  • Own vehicle and driver’s licence to get to work each day
  • A team player
  • Good safety awareness
  • Reliability and punctuality
  • Good maths skills

If you think this could be you – apply online now by submitting your resume and cover letter explaining why you think you would be the ideal Boilermaker Apprentice.

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