Emmetts TechSTAR Apprenticeship Program

60+ year family owned business, One of Australias largest agricultural equipment groups and John Deere dealers, Innovative, driven and inclusive team.


Kick start your career in agriculture with one of Australias largest agricultural machinery dealerships! As part of the Emmetts TechSTAR Apprenticeship Program, well train and support you to be the best you can be.  


We are currently seeking applications for 1st year apprentices across the Emmetts Group for the 2020 intake of the Emmetts TechSTAR Apprenticeship Program. This is an outstanding opportunity for school leavers and mature aged candidates to develop a rewarding career as a mechanic or as a stepping stone to a professional pathway in Agribusiness.  

Opportunities are available across our branches in Victoria and South Australia.  


  • Horsham
  • Rupanyup
  • Swan Hill
  • Warracknabeal

South Australia

  • Kadina
  • Murray Bridge
  • Oakbank
  • Parndana
  • Pinnaroo
  • Renmark
  • Roseworthy


Established in 1957, Emmetts are a leading multi-franchise agricultural equipment group and one of Australias largest John Deere dealers. With 11 branches covering the broad-acre, viticulture, horticulture and grounds care farming sectors of Victoria and South Australia, we are highly regarded in the farming community and believe the key to our success is the people who work for us!  

Our team has a genuine passion for developing integrated farming solutions that help the Australian farming industry be the best it can be. From sales and service to technology, parts, marketing and management, everyone plays an integral part in customer satisfaction. 

To get a feel for our culture and standing within the agriculture industry, head to our website or follow us on our social media channels.  


Once selected to be part of the Emmetts TechSTAR Apprenticeship Program, you will actively learn and engage in the diesel mechanical trade through on and off the job training. You will complete a Certificate III in Agricultural Mechanical Technology and be part of the Emmetts Accelerate Program in Horsham, Victoria twice a year with other apprentices across the group.     

Youll gain experience in both the workshop and in the field, under the guidance and supervision our supportive service team. Youll learn the importance of safety and what it takes to deliver the very best service to our customers.  

The Emmetts TechSTAR Apprenticeship Program will commence early in 2020, so youll need to be available to start at this time. Not sure if an apprenticeship is for you For those wishing to give the trade (and Emmetts) a trial run, we are offering casual positions to future apprentices over the summer break. 


To be successful, you will be positive, have a willingness to learn, a passion to succeed and demonstrate the following attributes;  


  • Completion of Year 12 or vocational course equivalent 

  • A demonstrated mechanical aptitude and a genuine willingness to learn the mechanical trade 

  • An ability to learn and interpret work instructions 

  • A demonstrated basic knowledge of maintenance procedures of a wide range of plant and equipment 

  • A demonstrated ability to work well autonomously, yet also as part of a specialised team 

  • A current drivers licence 


  • Completion of a relevant pre-apprenticeship program; and 

  • Prior Knowledge / experience in trade of application. 

04/11/2019 $0 Horsham & Grampians 1 Trades & Services
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