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Become an Apprentice with NCA

NCA is here to help you find your passion—whether it be for renewable energy, home automation, lighting and power, fire protection, technology and telecommunications, engineering, construction, service and maintenance, mining… the options available in the electrotechnology industry are limitless.

Work in an Industry with a Variety of Career Pathways
Earn While You Learn
Gain a Nationally Recognised Qualification
Be Part of a Diverse, Advanced Industry
Receive Expert Support & Mentoring

On the Job Training

You’ll be employed by NECA Careers & Apprenticeships (NCA) for the duration of your apprenticeship, and placed with Host Employers to gain practical on-the-job training. NCA is dedicated to providing quality and diverse training to our Apprentices to ensure exposure to all aspects of the trade.

NCA Apprentices receive expert support, advice and mentoring throughout the apprenticeship.

Off the Job Training

NCA provides you with an intensive induction to begin your apprenticeship and assists you to set up your trade schooling with a Registered Training Organisation (RTO). You’ll continue to earn while you learn as your wages will be covered throughout your apprenticeship.

Protective clothing, tools and equipment is supplied by NCA to ensure you have everything you require to undertake your work.

The Electrotechnology Industry

Dynamic & Fast Growing!

Searching for an exciting, hands-on career path that opens doors to a wide range of opportunities? The electrotechnology industry could be for you!

The Electrotechnology industry is one of the most dynamic and fastest-growing industries in the world and continues to expand into new areas of technology at a rapid pace, making it a dynamic career path.


Electricians install, maintain, repair and test electrical and electronic equipment across a range of sectors including residential, commercial, industrial, mining, civil construction and engineering.

There is a wide variety of career paths and specialised areas available in the electrical industry including renewable energy, home automation, lighting and power, fire protection, construction, service and maintenance and more.

Data & Communications

Data and Communications technicians install, maintain, repair and test communications systems across a range of sectors including residential, commercial and industrial.

The career paths are diverse and technicians work on a range of telecommunications equipment, optical fibre, structured cabling, security systems, audio visual technology, software, access control and CCTV.

Refrigeration & Air Conditioning

Refrigeration and Air Conditioning mechanics install, maintain, repair and test refrigeration and air conditioning systems across a range of sectors including residential, commercial and industrial.

Refrigeration and Air Conditioning mechanics, work on refrigeration equipment, air conditioning systems, decommissioning and commissioning of refrigeration systems, electrical controls and equipment and more.

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