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Service Technician Apprenticeship
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Embark on a journey to "Live the Good Life."

Earn while you learn, getting hands-on experience in agricultural machinery – a sector with unbreakable career prospects, unmatched variety and unbeatable locations and lifestyle.

Master the science – and art – of agricultural machinery.

A Ramsey Bros Apprenticeship is your gateway to a career as an Agricultural Service Technician. You will be working alongside qualified Technicians, to learn the ‘how’ and ‘why’ of maintaining the complex systems in a wide range of farm machinery. Your experience will be as broad as possible through hands-on work, manufacturer training and the Apprentice Exchange Program.

Agricultural Service Technician Apprenticeship Program

Age:
17 years (minimum)
Education:
Complete Year 11 (minimum)
SACE agriculture subject preferred
Passing grades in maths and English
Requirements:
Drivers Licence (preferred)
Natural mechanical interest and aptitude
Academic capacity to understand technical manuals and diagrams
Ability to read and complete work reports
Apprenticeship:
4 years
Training:
Structured on the job mentoring and training
Manufacturer training (e.g. electrical systems, hydraulic systems, Case IH, JCB, etc)
Study:
Periodic one-week blocks of face-to-face learning at local TAFE. (Three to four weeks per quarter.)
Opportunities:
Career Accelerator program available from Year 3.
Supported with TAFE classes toward your nationally recognised trade qualifications.
National Qualifications:
Cert III in Agricultural Mechanical Technology
Locations:
Murray Bridge, Riverton, Cleve, Kimba, Wudinna, Cummins

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Training and career progression

As a Ramsey Bros Apprentice Agricultural Service Technician you will work on diesel engine, hydraulic, electronic, pneumatic, fluid and mechanical systems. Qualify in air-conditioning system maintenance and repair. Prepare, Install and deliver new machines. Maintain and repair farm machinery in a workshop setting and undertake fault-finding and repair of machinery in the field. 

Year 1 & 2

Right from Day One of your Apprenticeship, you will be in the workshop servicing all makes and models of our leading machinery brands,  under the supervision of a Senior Technician.

Year 3

You will be able to work remotely and with less supervision, handle’s in-field maintenance and resolves breakdowns on your own, and be on call to service machines during critical times.

Year 4

You will be a highly capable technician and will be building your specialised knowledge in the machinery that interests you.

Reward and Recognition

We are proud to recognise the hard work and abilities of the Ramsey Bros Apprentice cohort. Each year we hold an exclusive Apprentice of the Year Award event for Apprentices and their family members to attend.

Along with awards for outstanding achievement, the event includes a memorable activity and hospitality for all. Apprentice travel and accommodation is provided by Ramsey Bros.

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Apprentice Exchange

Ramsey Bros apprentice technicians don’t just get to work on some of the biggest and most advanced farm machinery around, they also get the benefit of a multi-branch network to broaden their experience.

The fully supervised program, which runs three times per year, sees the apprentices transferred between the service departments of Ramsey Bros at Murray Bridge, Riverton, Cleve, Wudinna and Cummins.

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Unbeatable Regional Lifestyle

We operate from six location across regional South Australia. Enjoy the true meaning of work life balance with supportive local communities and filling your days with friends, fun activities, famous landmarks and sport.

About Ramsey Bros

We are proudly South Australian and family owned, and we are dedicated to supporting your career development and work-life balance.

The Ramsey Bros Apprentice Program is the opportunity of a lifetime. We have well-established procedures to help you gain best-in-class technical and professional abilities with:

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