A career with Incat means joining an iconic Tasmanian business. The work we do is dynamic, fast-paced, industry-leading and focused on excellence. We’re a local company with a global focus – we take great pride in our work, but we couldn’t do this work without our dedicated people.
Incat is leading the world in the transition to zero emission passenger and vehicle ferries and constructing the world’s largest battery electric ferry. Incat is the only shipyard in Australia capable of building zero emission ships in a State which has already achieved net-zero, and our apprentices can undertake Clean Energy Apprenticeships and receive additional support from the Australian Government over the course of their training.
Our shipyard employs over 450 men & women. Their skills include: naval architects, designers, administration, research & development, and quality assurance, all of whom are working alongside the many welders, fabricators, engineers, electronics technicians, electricians, and other skilled tradespersons.
What Is The Incat Assessment Centre?
The Assessment Centre provides an insight into what it’s like to work at Incat and allows us to determine if your qualities and attributes are matched to your chosen apprenticeship.
The activities on the day will include:
- Aptitude Testing
- An Interview
- Workshop and Shipyard Tour
- Team Building Excercises
Training is a key focus at Incat and we take great pride in our investment and commitment to employee development. Our Training Centre provides a welcoming and supportive environment where our first-year apprentices can safely focus on learning and practicing the fundamentals of their trade.
Incat apprentices are supported throughout their journey and receive hands on training in our cutting-edge learning facilities, gaining valuable knowledge and skills to give them a head start in their career. Incat also provides post trade ongoing skill development, supporting advanced apprentices and qualified trade specialists.
APPLICATIONS FOR OUR JANUARY 2024 APPRENTICESHIP INTAKE HAVE NOW CLOSED.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Incat offers apprenticeships in a range of different trades including Engineering, Welding / Fabrication, Mechanical Fitting, and Electrical
Eligibility criteria may vary depending on the trade, but generally individuals who have completed Year 10 or equivalent education are encouraged to apply.
Incat apprentices receive comprehensive on-the-job training, mentorship from experienced professionals and the chance to work on cutting-edge projects. Incat apprentices receive a competitive wage and because of our commitment to build zero emission ships, our apprentices can undertake Clean Energy Apprenticeships and receive additional support from the Australian Government over the course of their apprenticeships.
Yes! Incat apprentices receive hands on training in our cutting-edge learning facilities, gaining valuable knowledge and skills through hands-on experience and practice with specialised tools and equipment.
Incat apprentices receive ongoing support and guidance from experienced mentors and supervisors during the entire course of their apprenticeship. Incat is committed to providing a safe and inclusive environment where apprentices can develop their skills and thrive.
The duration of an Incat apprenticeship varies depending on the trade and level of qualification but typically apprenticeships range from three to four years.
By successfully completing an Incat apprenticeship, you can earn a certificate qualification. These are recognised Australia wide and range from Cert II to Cert IV with the level of complexity increasing at each level.
No. The application process involves submitting an online application and undergoing an aptitude test and interview. Successful candidates are then offered a position in the apprentice program.
Yes! One of Incat’s key priorities is career development and providing opportunities for employees who demonstrate passion and dedication to their work. Many former Incat apprentices have gone on to build long careers with the company.