Council employment programs

Brisbane City Council offers training, skills and experience through a range of employment programs including apprenticeships, pre-trade work experience, traineeships, cadetships, a graduate program and tertiary work experience. 



Council offers a diverse range of trade apprenticeships across Brisbane and within various industries.  Find out more about Council's Apprenticeship program including eligibility, how to apply and benefits of the program.



Traineeships are your stepping stone into the workforce. Learn about Council's traineeships, including types, how to apply and educational requirements.

Tertiary work experience

The Tertiary Work Experience program provides unpaid placements for Brisbane-based domestic and international tertiary students.


The Cadetship program is a great way to get paid part-time employment in your field while completing your university studies.


Graduate Pathway program

Council's Graduate Pathway program allows you to apply what you have learnt in your tertiary studies to help create a better Brisbane.  


Pre-trade work experience

The Pre-trade Work Experience program is a great way to complete your accreditation in your chosen field and get hands-on experience in a trade environment. Find out more.