Honeywell Apprenticeship and Trainee Programs

Trainee Roles: 

Applications are currently closed for our New Zealand and Australian traineeship opportunities


Apprentice Roles: 

New Zealand:

Closed - New  Zealand - Auckland Apprentice x1 Certificate in Industrial Measurement and Control L4

Closed - New  Zealand - Christchurch Apprentice x1 Certificate in Industrial Measurement and Control L4


About the apprenticeship program:

Honeywell offers a four year apprenticeship program  and a two year trainee program that combines on the job training in paid employment with formal technical training.  Apprentices and trainees will have the opportunity to pursue a long term career in the innovative and diversified industry of automation and control. These programs allows apprentices and trainees to work in both our projects and service teams within our Honeywell Building Solutions team and work towards becoming a fully qualified technicians. Honeywell technicians are leaders in their field and are responsible for ongoing service, maintenance and upgrades of automation systems as well as mechanical areas such as chillers and plant room equipment.  Apprentices and trainees will be trained on a range of Honeywell products and will have the opportunity to work across a range of facilities including manufacturing plants, hospitals, hotels, casinos, correctional facilities, office buildings, museums, airports and train stations.

For more information about Honeywell Building Solutions visit: HBS Information Page

For more information on how Apprenticeships and Traineeships work please visit the following government websites:

Australia: Australian Apprenticeships

New Zealand: NZ training and apprenticeships


What we are looking for in Apprentices and Trainees:

Honeywell recruits both school leavers and non-school leavers for our apprentice and trainee programs.

We are looking for candidates with the following:

  • Strong communication skills
  • Willingness to learn and committed to ongoing study
  • Strong customer focus
  • Team player
  • Natural problem solver
  • Interest in electronics and/or computing (apprenticeship)
  • Strong maths skills (apprenticeship)

What is in it for you?

You will go from being an apprentice to a technician with a nationally recognised qualification in 4 years and in 2 years for the trainee program. Your time will be split between on the job work at various Honeywell customer sites as well as time to complete your qualification during work hours.

From the start of the program you will be working on our customer sites learning how to apply your knowledge in a hands on commercial environment.

 

Learning and development:

In additional to Honeywell supporting you in gaining your qualification we also offer in house training to support ongoing career development. In addition to your qualification we encourage all our employees to complete a minimum of 40 hours training each year.

 For more information about our learning and development visit our Careers page.

Support

As an apprentice or trainee you will always be supervised by a qualified technician for your on site work. As part of the program you will also have the opportunity to be mentored by our senior technicians throughout the program.

Our performance and development planning process means you will receive regular feedback on your progress, so you will always know how you are tracking.

 

Types of apprenticeships and traineeships on offer

Honeywell Building solutions offers apprenticeship and traineeships in the following business teams - Service, Projects and Total Asset Management (Facility Management).

Apprentices and trainees in our projects team work on commissioning new systems across our building automation or security systems and apprentices and trainees have the opportunity to become commissioning technicians at the end of the program.

Apprentices and trainees in our service team are responsible for service, maintenance and upgrades of our building automation or security systems as well as some of the mechanical components like chillers and plant room equipment. On completion of the program these apprentices and trainees have the opportunity to become service technicians.

Apprentices will work with control systems and will be responsible for installing and commissioning commercial buildings as well as writing software. These include heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems, Direct Digital Control (DDC) systems, Fire, security, access control and Closed circuit television (CCTV) systems.

Our apprentices complete a variety of courses under the Electro technology an ICT training package in Australia and the Engineering package in New Zealand.

Here is a listing of courses currently been completed by location (Please note that this is subject to change as per business requirements):

  Country

Location

Courses

Australia

 

 

NSW – Sydney and Newcastle

  • Cert III - Instrumentation and Control
  • Cert III - Electronics and Communications
  • Cert III – Air Conditioning and Refrigeration

 

ACT - Canberra

  • Cert III - Electronics and Communications
  • Cert III - Technical Security

 

QLD – Brisbane

  • Cert III – Electrotechnology Electrician – Fitters licence outcome
  • Cert III - Security equipment

 

NT – Darwin & Katherine

  • Cert III - Instrumentation and Control
  • Cert IV  - Computer Systems technology (Traineeship

 

TAS/ SA

  • Cert III – Electrotechnology Electrician
  • Cert III - Instrumentation and Control

 

VIC - Melbourne

(Please note Victorian apprentices are employed via NECA)

  • Cert III - Instrumentation and Control
  • Cert III – Electrotechnology Electrician
  • Cert III - Security equipment

 

WA – Perth and Kalgoorlie

  • Cert III - Electronics and Communications

New Zealand

Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch

  • Electrical Engineering – Level 2  + Industrial Measurement and Control -  Level 4

Please note that it is a requirement that all successful candidates complete and successfully pass pre-employment background screen as well as a pre employment drug screen.