Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Trainee

Edith Cowan University - Western Australia

ECU has exciting opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to join ECU for a period of 12 months as a Trainee, whilst also gaining a Cert III or Cert IV in Business Administration. By joining ECU as a Trainee, you are setting yourself up for success in your career – even if you aren’t yet sure of what that may be. We provide you with the support and guidance to help you learn essential business skills to allow for develop in the workplace.

The role of a Trainee at ECU is to provide administrative support to the relevant department. ECU has a number of departments where Traineeships are available, and we can place you in an area of interest. At the conclusion of your Traineeship, there may be the possibility of gaining further work in the same department or you could move to a completely different area of ECU – there are a number of options!

ECU is partnered with AFL SportsReady program for the Trainee program. AFL SportsReady believes in a fair and united Australia, where Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people have the same opportunities and access to education, training and employment as other Australians. AFL SportsReady provides opportunities for young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to start their careers with confidence, qualifications, and skills.

Check out further information by watching our Indigenous Traineeship Program Informational Video.

Benefits for Trainees:
Finish your traineeship with a Cert III or Cert IV in Business Administration with the cost fully covered

4 Weeks of Annual leave per year

12 Personal Leave days per year

Compassionate Leave

Cultural and Ceremonial Leave

Cultural locations across campus

Support and training provided throughout Traineeship

What makes ECU a great place to work?

Staff awards – recognising the contribution of staff

Location – With campuses close to public transport in Joondalup, Mount Lawley and Bunbury, getting to your workplace is much easier.

Flexible working arrangements – available for a number of roles, including part-time work, working from home and study leave.

Family culture – ECU encourages its staff to maintain a work/life balance which helps you meet family commitments.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mentoring Program

Benefits & Remuneration

This full time, 12-month position and you will be paid through the AFLSports ready Program. As a part of the Internship, you will receive a fully funded qualification of a Cert III or Cert IV in Business Administration.

If you are interested in one of ECU’s Trainee roles, have any questions or need further information please contract Nigel Andrews, ECU’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employee Adviser on +61 8 6304 2447 or [email protected] .

How to Apply

Please upload your resume along with a statement addressing the following 3 questions:

What would you like to gain from ECU’s Trainee program?
Which Campus (Joondalup, Mount Lawley or Bunbury) would you like to be based at?
Which departments at ECU are you interested in? For example Human Resources, HealthInfoNet, or one of ECU’s Schools? If you aren’t sure – don’t worry! We can discuss some of the options and figure out what team will best suit you and what you are wanting to gain from the Trainee Program.

Closing Date:
Applications close on Thursday 6 May 2021 at 11:30pm AWST.

ECU is a diverse and inclusive workplace reflecting the differences in society. Specific strategies and initiatives are in place to address underrepresentation of specific groups. Applications are encouraged from suitably qualified people from all backgrounds. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

Attention - In the recruitment process, legitimate companies never withdraw fees from candidates. If there are companies that attract interview fees, tests, ticket reservations, etc. it is better to avoid it because there are indications of fraud. If you see something suspicious please contact us: [email protected]