Recruitment programs

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If you’re successful in joining one of our recruitment programs, you’ll be supported every step of the way to bring out the best. You’ll get a taste for a wide variety of areas that make up the Qantas business, so you can get ahead and help us lead our company well into the future.

You'll find more information on each of our programs below. You can also keep an eye out for available positions on our Qantas Careers and LinkedIn pages.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Careers

We're committed to improving employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples and we encourage you to apply for a role with the Qantas Group at any stage of your career. 

If you're just starting out in your career, the Qantas Group offer pathway programs including include School-Based Traineeships, University Internships and Apprenticeships designed to help Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students develop skills and enter the workplace. For our University Graduates, we offer our two-year Graduate Program and for our experienced Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander job seekers in the Qantas Group, we offer direct employment across corporate and operational areas. 

For more information check out our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander careers page.

Graduate program

The Qantas Graduate Program offers a unique, two-year accelerated career start and development path for recent university graduates.

To join us on the world stage you‘ll have a positive attitude, a willingness to learn, a credit average in a general or specialist degree and a demonstrated commitment to extra curricular activities. To succeed, you’ll be resilient with strong communication and analytical skills and be able to establish good working relationships.

We're looking for motivated individuals ready to take on new challenges, share their ideas and help take Qantas forward in a highly competitive aviation industry.

You'll start with us in February and August, and over two years and four rotations you'll work on real projects that allow you to shape the future of Qantas' culture, product, network and service. These rotations will help you learn about the different areas of our business and shape where you end up.

The Qantas Graduate Program integrates on-the-job experience, coaching, formal classroom learning, performance planning and feedback.

Apprenticeship programs

Our engineering apprenticeships offer an exciting opportunity to become a qualified and highly trained tradesperson, specialising in aircraft maintenance and other trades.

With a number of apprenticeships at our Brisbane airport maintenance facility, our apprentices have the chance to train and gain experience in a world class organisation with first class facilities.

For more information on available programs and how to apply, check out our Qantas Apprenticeship Program page.