Business Administration Traineeship

Shoalhaven, NSW, Australia

  • Earn while you Learn!
  • Immediate Commencement!
  • Located in Nowra


Who you'll be working with…

HVTC Shoalhaven is an expert in the employment and training of apprentices and trainees. We believe skills change lives and that apprenticeships and traineeships can open doors to incredible careers. This is why we partner with businesses to match the right person with the right career.

During your traineeship, you'll be employed by us, while completing on-the-job training with our Host Employer, Shoalhaven Water. We'll provide you with ongoing mentoring and support to help you achieve your career goals and unleash your true potential. 

So what are you waiting for?


What’s in it for me?

Being a HVTC trainee opens the door to working for industry leaders via our key connections with major local employers.  

Being a HVTC trainee means you have ongoing job security! Our network of Host Employers means we can offer rotations to ensure you can fulfil your education and training requirements; Become qualified without getting yourself into debt and actually earning an income! 

Throughout your traineeship, you will be able to take advantage of our exclusive employee benefits, which include: 

  • One-on-one coaching and development from a dedicated mentor 
  • Individual and group safety training with our team of experts
  • Discounted health insurance
  • Discounted gym memberships
  • Alumni program to support you post qualification
  • Reward and recognition programs
  • Commbank Workplace Banking Program to give you financial advice (and retail discounts!)
  • Health and Wellbeing initiatives, campaigns, and competitions through HVTC’s Committee (there might even be some prizes up for grabs!).
  • 24/7 confidential counselling through our Employee Assistance Program (EAP) provider

 What you'll be doing…

You will complete a Certificate III in Business Administration  over 12 months through a combination of formal training with a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) and practical on-the-job experience with the Host Employer.

Throughout your formal training and practical experience in the workplace, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Greet and handle customers’ enquiries via phone, email and face to face
  • Undertake basic accounts functions
  • General administrative duties ad hoc, inclusive of mail, filing and data entry
  • Provide support to Shoalhaven Water and the broader team
  • Work on computers to use various software tools to assist with the business operations
  • Continue your traineeship career into a Certificate IV in Business Administration (for the right applicant)
  • Carry out other duties that are within the limits of trainee skills, competence and ability as required



What you'll bring to the table…

To be successful in this role, you'll need to have the following:

  • Ability to commence in immediately
  • Strong attention to detail 
  • Ability to grasp new concepts quickly and efficiently
  • Commitment to full term of the traineeship and study requirements (12 months)
  • Positive attitude and willingness to learn and develop new skills and knowledge
  • Strong verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Capability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Experience using technology (computers/telephones/software packages)
  • Experience in Microsoft Office based products i.e. Excel and Word
  • Strong ability to plan work and effective time management
  • Completed Year 10 or higher
  • Current driver’s licence - desirable - (provisional accepted)


What to do next...

To apply for this role, click the ‘Apply for this job’ button and then follow the steps to complete your application. You can also apply online at by clicking on 'Vacancies' and selecting the relevant position, then the 'Apply Online' button at the top of the page.

All applications require a resume and cover letter addressing the selection criteria.


What else is involved?

After submitting your online application, you may be invited to complete online testing, interviews and pre-employment medicals. We will also contact your references if you progress through these recruitment stages. Please be sure to check your emails (including your junk folder) and respond to missed phone calls, voicemail messages and text messages.


If you have any questions about this role please contact Michael Schipp on 02 4271 7051. 


Applications close 3rd June 2022.  

As a recognised 2019 Diversity Champion HVTC are committed to Equal Employment Opportunities, Ethical Practices, and the principles of Cultural Diversity. We encourage applications from all members of the community, including people from indigenous backgrounds, women seeking non-traditional trade opportunities and mature aged people

Type: Traineeship

Category: Finance, Insurance & Business Services - Business Administration

Reference ID: MS000402

Date Posted: 13/05/2022