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    Horsham's Ben Lakin is an apprentice at Powercor.

‘High voltage’ apprenticeship opportunity

The entire September 22, 2021 edition of The Weekly Advertiser is available online. READ IT HERE!

Wimmera residents have until tomorrow to apply for a ‘high voltage’ apprenticeship, with electricity distributor Powercor and CitiPower looking to fill a role in Horsham.

Fifteen apprenticeships are available, with roles also based at Ballarat, Bendigo, Kyneton, Cobram, Maryborough, Ardeer and Burnley. 

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The roles include line workers, cable jointers, substation electricians and metering technicians.

CitiPower and Powercor head of field services Ross Young said the program was popular as it provided an opportunity to start building an exciting career in a diverse and essential industry.

Candidates must have a minimum year-11 pass in general maths or currently be completing or completed a pre-apprenticeship TAFE training course in electrotechnology, Certificate II, to qualify.

Applications are open online at and close on September 23.