2021 Mackay Sugar Apprentice Intake

Opportunity to develop a career in the trade you are passionate about, Access to a broad range of training and experience, Tools and Tafe Payments Included.

About Mackay Sugar

Mackay Sugar is now a member of the Nordzucker Group and there hasn’t been a more exciting time to join Mackay Sugar.  Mackay Sugar is Australia’s second largest sugar milling company, with over 140 years’ experience and employing over 450 people permanently and up to 800 seasonally, contributing significantly to the economy of Queensland and is a major employer in the Mackay region. 

Nordzucker is one of the leading sugar manufacturers in Europe and has grown steadily for more than 175 years. The history of this partnership is a true testament to the resilience and innovation in the industry. 


  • Fabrication (Boilermaker)     
  • Mechanical (Fitter & Turner)    
  • Electrical (Electrical Fitter/Mechanic)

An apprenticeship at Mackay Sugar is your opportunity to develop a career in the trade you are passionate about. You will have access to a broad range of training and experience to help you excel with a combination of CQU, on-site experience within a factory and off-site experience with other employers, as well as enjoying the benefits of an exceptional apprentice mentoring program.

The selection process will include resume screening, aptitude testing, interviews, review of school results and reference checking.

To be eligible for this opportunity you must: 

  • Have completed year 12 as of 1st January 2021, with passes in both English and Mathematics (not a requirement for mature age applicants).
  • Hold a driver’s licence or have reliable transport.
  • Be willing to work at any one of our three Mills, (Marian, Racecourse and Farleigh).
  • Have successfully completed Mathematical Methods / Maths B if applying for Electrical Trade Apprenticeships.

Applications close at 5pm Thursday 6 August 2020.

Mackay Sugar Limited is an equal opportunity employer.

21/07/2020 $0 Mackay & Coalfields 1 Trades & Services
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