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VET Cadet Program 2018

Organisation/Entity: People and Corporate Services
Job Category:
  • Graduates/Cadets/School Leavers
Job Location:
  • Sydney Region / Sydney - Inner West
Job Reference Number: 000069Z9
Work Type: Full-Time
Total Remuneration Package: Transport Service Grade 1 ($51,666 - $56,833), plus employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.
Contact: TalentPrograms@transport.nsw.gov.au - Nayna Sheikh, VET Cadet Program Manager
Closing Date: 29/07/2018 - 11:59 PM


Transport for NSW Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander VET Cadet Program 

Do you want to be part of a multi-billion dollar organisation that encompasses five different transport agencies and has a daily impact on the lives of millions of people? 

Transport for NSW is currently accepting applications into the 2018 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Vocational Education and Training (VET) Cadet Program. 

This program is for motivated and engaged people looking to gain paid work whilst undertaking a Certificate IV qualification in Business, Project Management or Information Technology (IT). We are looking for people who have a “can do” attitude and are passionate about learning new skills. 

VET Cadets will be placed within the Transport cluster (including Transport for NSW, Sydney Trains or Roads & Maritime Services) to gain relevant work experience whilst they study.  

What is our VET Cadet Program? 

  • Two year, temporary, entry level development program
  • Full time, Monday to Friday, 35 hours per week of paid work
  • We provide flexibility whilst completing your studies, by incorporating it as a part of your standard working day
  • A competitive salary of $51,666 per annum plus super
     For further information, please click position description

What can you expect? 

  • Contribute by working on projects that impact our business and our customers.
  • Receive training and on the job development. You will receive structured training and on the job training, plus gain the opportunity to develop your personal capabilities. 
  • Have the opportunity to network with our senior leaders, attend forums and events and share innovative ideas.
  • Contribute to the community directly by working with Australia’s largest transport cluster that aims to drive better transport outcomes for the NSW community. 

Who can apply? 

Applicants should:

  • Identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander 

Application process and expected timeline

The following are key steps and significant dates for the application of the program.

All applicants must commit to all the dates outlined below in order for their application to be considered. 



Action for applicants

29 June 2018    

Applications open

Click Apply button below

22 July 2018

Applications close

26 July 2018

Online comprehension test

Complete online test

13-17 August 2018 *

Pre-employment training and assessment program* 

Attend all 5 days of pre-employment program*

17 August 2018

Pre-employment checks

Provide requested documents

3 September 2018

Offer of employment

Confirm acceptance of employment

8 October 2018

Employment starts

Start full time employment

The pre-employment program from 13-17 August 2018 is unpaid and a requirement of the recruitment process for the VET Cadet program.

To apply go to www.iworkfor.nsw.gov.au and search VET Cadet.

If you have any questions about the VET Cadet program or require information about Transport for NSW, please feel free to email Nayna Sheikh, VET Cadet Program Manager at TalentPrograms@transport.nsw.gov.au 

If you would like assistance with the application process, including resume review or interview preparation please contact:

Yarn’n Aboriginal Employment Services: 

Phone: 9319 4000 
Email: Michael@yarnn.com.au 

Or in person at the following location: 

Suites 1 & 2 
71-77 Regent Street 
Redfern NSW 2016 

Applications close at 11.59pm on Sunday 29 July 2018