Our next round of trade cadetships will be open for applications soon, and this intake is exclusively for Northpower family and friends.
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To be considered for this role, you must be in New Zealand and have valid eligibility to work in NZ.
This opportunity is open to applicants aged 17 and above.
By completing an online application.
A CV, access to complete an online application, access to meet the interviewing managers in the relevant region, a restricted drivers license, the ability to pass a pre-employment health check and drug screening, the ability to complete course work, a mature attitude, motivation to learn and respect for others.
Shortlisted candidates will be contacted to arrange an interview with the local hiring manager. Successful and unsuccessful applicants will be notified by Northpowers People & Capability team.
Yes, If you are attending from outside of Northland you will be required to stay away from home. Fortnightly weekends home will be scheduled by the cadetship delivery team.
Northpower will plan and fund travel and accommodation to and from Whangarei as per the cadetship delivery schedule which will be made available to you prior to the start of the programme.
Cadets will be paid the minimum wage for the duration of the 8 weeks along with stay away allowance of $80 per day for each night spent away from home. Upon successful completion of the 8-week programme and transition to the Level 4 apprenticeship cadets will be paid in line with Northpowers regional trainee rates.
Accommodation will be provided in the local Whangarei region. This will be confirmed with you prior to the start of the programme.
All our Northpower depots will be recruiting cadets at different times of the year. Locations will be made available with each intake.
Cadets who graduate successfully from the programme will move into regional field teams where they will be enrolled on an apprenticeship and employed as a trainee. The apprenticeship pathways will be determined by the regional management team and is based on the regional need.
The Cadetship is based on the fundamental knowledge and skills required to begin a career in the Electricity Supply industry. The programme is a balanced mix of theory in a classroom environment, practical simulations to apply classroom learning, team building activities, First aid and CPR, noho marae and cultural connection workshops, Northpower behaviours and critical risks workshops and regional work placements.