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Apprenticeship Program

If you are interested in a promising career in the water industry, working in a diverse and challenging organisation that is unique in the Canberra community, then Icon Water is right for you.

As the host employer, Icon Water are seeking mechanical fitters for a four-year apprenticeship, working towards a Certificate III a mechanical fitter. Apprentices will receive on the job training and development, as well as formal learning opportunities.

You will be trained by some of the most experienced and best in the business. Each apprentice will have a dedicated mentor assisting them with the transition into the workplace, offering networking opportunities and helping with their growth and personal development.

At Icon Water, we are looking at increasing the talent pipeline, especially in trade and operational areas, by providing meaningful career opportunities and pathways for new starters into our workforce. This is part of our commitment as a valued partner in the community, offering trade-based career opportunities and developing local talent.

Icon Water values diversity and inclusion. We encourage applicants of all ages from diverse backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, people with disabilities and people from culturally diverse backgrounds. We also have a strong focus on gender balance within the organisation and strongly encourage women to apply.

Partnering with a reputable Group Training Organisation

We have partnered with 1300apprentice, a leading Group Training Organisation with over 30 years of experience in the Vocational Education & Training industry, connecting apprentices and trainees to the right host employer. They will help us source suitable candidates for our apprenticeships and will develop and manage the program.

The apprentice program has closed for this year but If you are interested in future apprenticeship programs, please let us know at

Watch this short video below to find out what it's like to be a mechanical fitter at Icon Water