Graduate program

Our Graduate Program is designed for recent graduates moving from their undergraduate university studies into the workforce.


Through the support of committed mentors, during your first two years of employment on the Graduate Program, graduates participate in a development program including induction and field placements throughout the plant. Graduates are given an opportunity to build an experience base within operational and project environments and are encouraged to pursue additional professional endeavours.

You’ll be offered industry-specific training, professional development, and networking opportunities as you consolidate the theory you’ve learned and put it into practice.

What to expect from the program

We’ll support you every step of the way with on the job experience, mentoring and professional development. Our program offers:

  • Rotations and experiences in genuine roles, doing real work.
  • Learning and development opportunities aligned to building critical skills for the future of work.
  • Ongoing coaching, mentoring and exposure to senior leaders.
  • Opportunities to create positive social impact via community engagement projects.

Diverse Disciplines

QAL is a diverse organisation offering an exciting range of employment opportunities for recent graduates (including post-graduate qualifications). We have current graduates in the following disciplines:

  • Process/Chemical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Accounting
  • Health, Hygiene & Safety
  • Environmental
  • Legal/Law

From time to time, we also need people from other specialist fields, so if you want to work with us, please monitor our website for other exciting graduate opportunities.

Eligibility for our grad program

You’ll also need to make sure you meet the following requirements

  • Citizenship and visa requirements
    Have the right to work in Australia (citizens, permanent residents, student or postgraduate work visa holders)
  • Tertiary education requirements
    You’ll need to have completed an undergraduate or postgraduate degree in the past three years or be due to complete it by the designated start date.
Our recruitment process includes:
  • Online application
  • Online cognitive ability assessment
  • Virtual interview
  • On-side assessment centre
  • Pre-employment medical

We can help you develop the skills, knowledge and network with which to build an exciting and inspiring career. 

Find out more about current opportunities for students and graduates.
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