Ampcontrol welcomes largest apprentice cohort yet

Ampcontrol Pty Ltd

Tuesday, 20 February, 2024

Ampcontrol welcomes largest apprentice cohort yet

Ampcontrol has accepted 56 new applicants into its 2024 Apprentice Program. This is the largest intake of apprentices in Ampcontrol history, the company said, up 115% on the previous year.

Undertaken over a nominal four-year period, the Apprentice Program combines part-time study with structured work experience in trades such as electrotechnology, fabrication, electronics, electrical fitting, mechanical fitting and engineering.

The Apprentice Program makes up one stream of Ampcontrol’s Career Pathways Program, which aims to help students acquire the necessary skills and experience for a career in the field of STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics). Ampcontrol said its Apprentice Program has a high retention rate, with 93% of apprentices who started in 2020 and finished in 2023 now in trade roles across the company.

“Ampcontrol is expanding our operations throughout Australia, and we highly value the support provided by our apprentices to serve our customers better,” said Leigh Stefanszyn, Ampcontrol Executive General Manager – People and Engagement.

“We are encouraged to see our highest number of female apprentices ever within the program, paving the way for women in STEM. With our Pathway Programs continually expanding, we are helping to grow the workforce of the future, fostering new thinking within our business and delivering innovative solutions to our customers.”

Ampcontrol 2024 apprentices in Mackay, Qld.

Of the 56 apprentices who joined the 2024 Ampcontrol Apprentice Program, 38 have started their apprenticeship in New South Wales, nine in Queensland and nine in Western Australia. Of the entire cohort, nine are women.

The 2025 Ampcontrol Apprentice Program intake will open for applications in May 2024. For more information, visit: https://ampcontrolgroup.com/work-with-us/career-pathways.

Top image caption: Ampcontrol 2024 apprentices in Kewdale, WA. Images courtesy of Ampcontrol.

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