QGC Pathways: Extraordinary careers for everyday people

19 July 2017 | by MIGAS Apprentices & Trainees

MIGAS Apprentices and Trainees together with QGC, are searching for the next generation of apprentices and trainees to join QGC’s onshore natural gas business in Queensland.

These opportunities are based out of Chinchilla and we encourage residents of the Western Downs region, looking to build a career in a major local industry, to apply.

QGC are one of Australia's leading natural gas producers, focused on developing Queensland's world-class onshore gas reserves.

QGC will supply more than 75 petajoules of gas to Australian customers in 2017, representing more than 10% of east coast gas demand and 40% of Queensland demand.

The apprenticeship and traineeship positions

QGC Pathways is about creating opportunities for individuals to establish a career pathway with a world-leading organisation whilst completing a nationally accredited qualification. It’s about value in both on-the-job training and off-the-job learning and support.

There are 13 positions available across four trade areas:

Mechanical Fitting Apprenticeships

Applications Closed

Electrical and instrumentation (dual trade) Apprenticeships

Applications Closed

Process Plant Operations Traineeships

Applications Closed

Warehousing Traineeships

Applications Closed

Information sessions

MIGAS together with QGC are hosting a Regional Schools Roadshow at QGC and high school locations in Dalby, Chinchilla, Miles and Tara. Find your nearest event. Places are limited, so please register to attend.


DALBY: 12.30pm to 1.30pm
Dalby State High School Trade Training Centre
18082 Warrego Hwy
Dalby QLD 4405

CHINCHILLA: 4.30pm to 5.30pm
QGC Training Centre
Corner Carmichael Street & Taylor Street
Chinchilla QLD 4413


TARA: 2pm to 3pm
Tara Soldiers Memorial Hall
19 Fry Street
Tara QLD 4421

MILES: 5.30pm to 6.30pm
Miles State High School (Library)
Pine Street
Miles QLD 4415

Empowering Community Strategy

Empowering Community Strategy seeks to deliver “Closing the Gap” solutions to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and communities through a collaborative engagement process. They work with Indigenous Communities and the corporate sector to provide employment and training solutions which will provide tangible and measurable results, to improve the lives of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Australia. They strive to deliver equitable outcomes for every Australian, developing sustainable programs connecting to Employment, Community, Culture and Family.

Empowering Communities have been engaged by QGC to help support and prepare local Indigenous candidates to apply for QGC Pathways. Empowering Community Strategy aims to assist local Traditional Owner and Indigenous people get a head start in the gas resources industry.

Our project coordinator, Derek Collins is available to support applicants. Connect with Derek today via phone on 0422 743 326 or email derek@empoweringcommunity.org. Empowering Communities are running two Trainee / Employment Preparation courses during July/August. 

Current Year 12 students

  • Commencing 24th July, 70 minute classroom based
  • Every Monday, for four weeks (24 July - 17 August) at Dalby State High School and Chinchilla QGC training room Operations Centre (Warego Hwy)
  • Afternoon tea is included

Post-school candidates (class size: 10)

  • Commencing 31st July e.g. two week intensive: 9am – 3:30pm Monday to Friday (31 July – 11 Aug), at CWA Community Centre, Heeney St, Chinchilla. Lunch included each day.



To discuss your application talk to a MIGAS Recruitment Officer today, phone 1300 464 427.

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