South32 Worsley Alumina is one of the largest bauxite mining and alumina refining operations in the world. We are committed to ensuring production is achieved safely, that environmental issues are managed responsibly, and we are a valued community member.

At South32, our people are fundamental to our success. We’re focused on creating an inclusive workplace, with the right people in the right roles, who are engaged, empowered and appropriately rewarded.


An apprenticeship is a great way to kick start your career. With combined formal learning and on-the-job training, your journey will be supported by a great crew and professional training team. You will continue to grow and develop your skills and experience that will lead you into a skilled tradesperson.

All apprenticeship roles are four-year programs which combine structured nationally recognised training with on-the-job experience. 2023 apprenticeships at South 32 are offering the following Trades:

  • Apprentice Fabrication
  • Apprentice Electrician
  • Apprentice Fitter
Applications Open: 27 June to 30 July 2022
Available apprenticeships in FY23 at Worsley Refinery (Collie):
  • Mechanical Fitting (Certificate III in Engineering – Mechanical Trade)
  • Electrical (Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician)
  • Fabrication (Certificate III in Engineering – Fabrication Trade)

Apprentice Info Sheets

Download an Info Sheet below to learn more about each discipline.


Applications open from 1 August and close 26 August. 
Available Traineeships at Worsley Refinery (Collie):
  • Refinery Process Operator Trainee (Certificate III Process Plant Operations OMA30120)


Application Process

  1. Visit thSouth32 Careers Page or alternatively search South32 on Seek and locate the Apprenticeship advert.
  2. Ensure the location is set at Collie through the South32 Careers Page.  
  3. Select the Apprenticeship or Traineeship advert and choose your discipline (Fabrication/ Fitter etc.)  
  4. Upload your resume and fill out the personal details
  5. Thank you for your application, the recruitment team will be in contact.