Injection Moulding Apprenticeship 2024

About RØDE

Part of The Freedman Group, RØDE is a leading manufacturer of high-quality audio and video equipment, which can be found in studios, venues, on-location and in the hands of creatives in every corner of the world.

Our products are designed and primarily manufactured by our industry-leading team in Sydney and are exported to over 119 countries globally.

RØDE are well known in the audio and video technology industry for creating the best quality products for our consumers. 

RØDE Apprenticeship Program:

We are currently seeking a Certificate IV in Polymer Technology (PMB40107) apprentice to join our team in 2024. The apprenticeship will focus on the principles and practice of polymer technology working with plastic injection mould tools and diecasting tools.

For the duration of the four-year apprenticeship, RØDE will provide you with continuous mentoring and support to help achieve your career goals.

Apprenticeship Qualification:

Certificate IV in Polymer Tewchnology (PMB40107)

As per the Training Services NSW website:

This industry manufactures a wide range of polymer products and components ranging from consumer products to components to be included in other commercial, industrial or consumer products. Much of it is long runs of standard products, but equally it may be short runs/one offs of specialised products. It uses a wide range of natural and synthetic polymers covering thermoplastics as well as thermosetting polymers.

The products from this industry may be components in automobiles, aeroplanes and marine craft as well as domestic appliances and industrial and commercial plant and equipment. It may also be electrical or data cabling. They may equally be consumer products such as paint brushes, toothbrushes, lunch boxes or carry bags.

The successful candidate will need to possess:

  • An interest in manufacturing
  • A curiosity about the design process
  • The ability to follow verbal and written instructions and operating procedures
  • Collaboration and independent work skills
  • General Maths skills
  • Foundational computer skills
  • Confidence using hand and power tools
  • Current drivers’ licence or access to public transport

This is an exciting opportunity for a reliable and eager apprentice to join a dynamic team of experts. As an apprentice you will learn to produce a wide range of polymer and plastic products and components in our manufacturing facility. This is a four-year apprenticeship which works towards completing a nationally recognised qualification in Certificate IV in Polymer Technology.

To be considered for this role you must have a "Can Do" attitude, be ready to put in the hard work and have the willingness to learn. Our apprenticeship offers excellent prospects with full-time jobs in our team available upon successful completion, these roles are suitable for recent school leavers with a strong interest in engineering or manufacturing with good mathematics ability.

Our campus is designed to create an atmosphere which reflects our love of cutting-edge technology, collaboration, and our deep connection to music, film, and all things audio. Our production facilities are state-of-the-art and are constantly expanding as we increase our capability with new manufacturing technologies and processes. RØDE’s investment in our in-house capability is aggressive and unmatched in the industry.

RØDE values diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from people of all genders, ages and backgrounds.