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Traineeship Coordinator – Dugald - FIFO

Job no: 498236
Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Dugald River Mine

MMG Limited is a publicly-listed global base metal mining company recognised as a leading producer of copper and zinc. As an international business, MMG strives to create an inclusive culture by bringing together people from diverse backgrounds and experiences. We recognise the unique value your contribution makes to the progress of our company and the communities in which we operate.

What’s on offer

In this role you will be part of our Training Team which is located onsite at Dugald River Mine reporting to the Training Coordinator. A key focus of the role will support and mentor Trainees and Line Managers through planned and purposeful work whilst the Trainees achieve their qualifications. You will also play an integral role in the development, implementation and monitoring of plans and strategies for the successful completion of the Trainee Program.

Are you experienced in teaching, training or Mentoring? This role is responsible for the below,

  • Provide assistance in the planning, development, implementation and facilitation of each iteration of the apprentice/trainee intake program, a program designed to provide work readiness/preparation information and skills for prospective trainees
  • Coordinate the processes associated with the traineeship cycle, including but not limited to: enrolment and sign-up, training contracts, ERA’s, development of training plans and issuance of training record books, incentives and other claims, compliance reporting to organisations such as DESBT etc, other logistical arrangements
  • Provide assistance and coordination in the development and implementation of an onboarding checklist/process to assist Line Managers/Supervisors and new trainees achieve successful workforce integration
  • Monitor the progression of individual trainees during their traineeships to ensure that they comply with their RTO-approved training plan requirements and milestones within planned timeframes, and provide timely communication to relevant stakeholders when non-compliances are observed.
  • Coordinate and communicate site visits of RTO representatives and other external support personnel as and when required with trainees and their Line Managers/Supervisors
  • Source and liaise with community support groups to provide appropriate and timely support to trainees
  • Record and report on matters within the scope of the role in appropriate forums on a regular basis
  • Provide general site training support when required

As a successful Traineeship Coordinator, you will bring your passion and commitment combined with similar experience within the mining industry and have the following:

  • An understanding of the local regional area or the willingness to learn and embrace this as a mentor.
  • Exposure and experience in the mining industry
  • Previous experience in applying administrative processes associated with apprenticeships/traineeships
  • Solid understanding of the VET sector, AQTF, national training standards and processes
  • C class drivers licence

Remuneration for this role includes a competitive salary package, with roster arrangements applicable to the point of hire.  and a generous local allowance

Accommodation and site information

At Dugald River, you will have on-site accommodation in fully air-conditioned en-suite rooms and includes meal service and room cleaning. The new village features communal media facilities including 4G coverage, onsite Medical Centre, sporting, swimming pool and gym facilities.

As a company, we strive for the best in safety, environmental protection, production standards and overall operational excellence. We are an equal opportunity employer who values and respects diversity without discrimination on the basis of gender, race, religion, sexual orientation or disability.

If you share MMG’s values and feel that you could make a meaningful difference in this role, please apply online at before the application closing date.

Persons of Kalkadoon heritage and other local Indigenous are encouraged to apply.

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Diversity at MMG

At MMG, our aim is to recruit diverse, talented people and to encourage them in their professional and personal development.

Our intent is to create a workplace that fosters diversity and inclusiveness, and supports our people with the systems, skills and behaviours required to live our values.

Our goal for diversity and inclusion is to create an environment where diversity and inclusion is utilised across the business to drive high performance and superior results.

Our diversity and inclusion strategy drivers


To ensure our workforce is diverse in a way that reflects our communities.


To create an inclusive and equitable culture.


To engage and position the organisation as diverse and inclusive.

Students and graduates

MMG offers various pathways for graduates and undergraduates to join MMG and gain a range of experiences in the minerals and metals industry.

We typically have annual graduate and undergraduate intakes for the major regions in which we operate such as Australia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Lao PDR and Peru.

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Learn more about MMG’s operations

Headquartered in Melbourne, Australia, MMG is a mid-tier, global producer of base metals including copper and zinc.

MMG is listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEx: 1208), and operates and develops copper, zinc and other base metals products across Australia, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Peru.

Vacation Program

We typically offer summer vacation employment to undergraduate students.
Our Vacation Employment Program provides an opportunity to gain practical experience and obtain an internal view of possible career options as well as supporting local universities close to our mining operations.

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