Become an Auto Apprentice

An automotive apprenticeship is a great way to combine structured training and paid employment.

Becoming an apprentice

Apprenticeship Facts:

  • You can start while you are still in school (Year 11 or 12) or if you are older than 15.
  • You don't need a secondary school certificate to start an apprenticeship.
  • You can easily complete a pre-apprenticeship to make sure it’s the right industry for you.


How do I become an automotive apprentice?

Group Training Organisations GTOs)

GTOs like WPC Group and VACC partner with a range of businesses and offer you expert advice and assistance to find you the right automotive apprenticeship. GTOs can place you with the right business and also monitor your progress and support you as you need it.

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Australian Apprenticeship Support Network (AASN)

AASNs are contracted by the Government to support and facilitate the apprenticeship process for employers and individuals. AASNs can also help you with the recruitment process and provide mentoring and career advice.

Visit for more information or call them on 13 38 73.


Why be an automotive apprentice with Kangan Institute?

As an automotive apprentice at Kangan Institute, you’ll receive a customised apprenticeship program developed with your employer.

Our practical training will give you the latest industry skills and knowledge to succeed in your job.

You’ll be mentored by our passionate teaching staff at the Automotive Centre for Excellence, our state-of-the-art purpose-built facility, which simulates a real-life work environment.

An automotive apprenticeship will give you the opportunity to earn as you learn and gain fantastic industry experience.