Coordinator - Apprentice Training | FutureFit Academy | Mackay

Job Description

About BHP


At BHP we support our people to grow, learn, develop their skills and reach their potential. With a global portfolio of operations, we offer a diverse and inclusive environment with extraordinary career opportunities. Our strategy is to focus on creating a safe work environment where our employees feel strongly connected to our values and objectives, and where the capability of our people is key to our success.


Come and be a part of this success.


About Operations Services

BHP Operations Services delivers industry leading mining services across BHP operations Australia-wide with specialist capabilities in load and haul, fixed plant maintenance and mobile maintenance. BHP Operations Services has a strong focus on people capability and culture. Our people are our greatest asset and are at the centre of everything that we do. We focus on high performance safety and productivity through our people. With world-class training that is unmatched in the industry and the opportunity to advance your career across locations and commodities, join the team and make your place in BHP

About the Role

Operations Services continually invests in the development of its people including those working at the front-line of its mining operations. Training is an essential element of this including a range of site and project competency requirements, upskilling support and resources for Mastery and the systems required to optimise the value obtained from training delivery and management within Operations Services.

Building and maintaining comprehensive programs for Apprenticeships and Traineeships are key to our business as we continue to skill the workforce of the future. The Coordinator Apprentice Training role will report to the Lead Apprentices & Training and support with administration, planning, reporting and adherence to governance processes, undertaking tasks including:


  • Working closely with the Lead Apprentices & Training to understand the requirements for all apprenticeships and ensuring apprentices are supported throughout their program.

  • Engaging with external Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) to ensure records of completion are aligned to nationally recognized units of competency.

  • Work with Trainers to monitor Apprentice performance against their apprenticeship plans and ensure that all records are managed and Learning Management systems are kept up to date with progress and records of completion.

  • Create, maintain and review Block Training Plans and work programs.

  • Initiate, process and finalise all student transitions to site for Certificate II & Certificate III trade graduates.

  • Active participation, compliance and contribution to the effective operation of BHP's relevant HSE policies and systems.

  • Ensuring that all statutory compliance is maintained including training systems, programs, content and records management.

  • Collaborating with training leaders in other relevant BHP groups to enable maximum use of existing training systems and resources.

  • Continuous monitoring of apprenticeships training services performance and initiating the necessary input or support to ensure these services are achieving their objectives.

  • Encouraging and leading productive collaboration across Operations Services peer groups through informal processes as well as formal forums and routines.

This is Monday - Friday role based in Mackay. This is not a FIFO role.

About You

The successful candidate will ideally demonstrate the majority of the following:


  • Experience working in an operational technical environment within mining or heavy industry, particularly in the area of planning staff movements and block training.

  • Sound skills in Microsoft systems such as Teams, SharePoint, Outlook, Excel, and Word.

  • Familiar with BHP Leaning System systems such as; Canvas, Ready Skills, VETtrak and SAP.

  • Certificate IV in Workplace Training and Assessment (desirable).

  • Comprehensive understanding of VET legislative and internal compliance requirements including exposure to audit processes and governance frameworks.

  • A continuous improvement focus that identifies opportunities for improving processes, creating efficiencies and designing capability improvement.

  • High level of interpersonal skills, the ability to build strong partnerships across a range of stakeholders both external and internal, and diversity of thought and practical experience will be embraced.

  • Willingness to lead and implement change, as well as influence, coach and model BHP values and behaviours.


About Our Process


At BHP, we are committed to employing individuals who align with the BHP Charter Values and meet the requirements of the role. As part of the recruitment process, there are a number of checks which may be conducted to demonstrate applicants suitability for a role including police / criminal background checks, medical, drug and alcohol testing, due diligence checks, right to work checks, and/or reference checks.


Supporting a Diverse Workforce

The size and magnitude of our business not only provides significant opportunity for professional development, but also attractive salary packages with performance-based bonuses and a unique BHP employee share program.


At BHP, we recognise that we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from women and Indigenous people. We know there are many aspects of our employees' lives that are important, and work is only one of these, so we offer benefits to enable your work to fit with your life. These benefits include flexible working options, a generous paid parental leave policy, other extended leave entitlements and parent rooms.