Heavy Vehicle Mechanical Apprenticeship

Become a heavy vehicle mechanic!
Job ID: 5436 Automotive and Mechanical - Heavy Vehicle NSW - Prestons Apprentice Positions Available: 2


Have you ever pulled apart an engine just to put it back together again, or have you ever wanted the chance to change from working on your car to something a lot bigger? Becoming Heavy Vehicle Mechanic apprentice could be what you are chasing.

Undertaking this four-year apprenticeship will give you the opportunity to become a qualified Heavy Diesel Mechanic and earn your Certificate III in Heavy Vehicle Mechanical Technology.

You will learn develop the skills to repair, service and maintain a fleet of 500 heavy vehicles. This extremely varied role will see you performing tasks from replacing a cracked head light through to transmission, engine and suspension work.

 This position is located in Prestons and you will be hosted with a national market leader in the field of refrigerated logistics, with clients including major grocery stores, industrial manufacturers and exporters.


  • No HECs 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?
  • Potential to be selected for one of MIGAS’s annual MiScholarship funding, a combination of a cash prize and additional financial support
  • Your own personal MIGAS mentor who will guide you through your apprenticeship
  • Free uniforms and PPE when you start with MIGAS
  • We are a culturally diverse employer and actively advocate for local Indigenous Australians and women in trades


Mechanically minded individuals with a passion for working on vehicles. You must have a mature attitude, be switched on and willing to work in a busy workshop with a diverse range of team members.

Must haves

  • Driver’s licence, preferably manual or willing to work towards getting a manual licence
  • Undertake and pass pre-employment medical, Drug and Alcohol screen and Police check

 If you think this could be you – apply online now by submitting your resume and cover letter explaining why you think you would be a great heavy vehicle mechanic!

Not sure what to say in a cover letter? Don’t sell yourself short – visit our website for some great tips on how to write a stand-out cover letter: https://www.migas.com.au/news/how-to-write-a-cover-letter/ 

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