Santos Aboriginal School-Based Trainee Program

Closure of Botanic Gardens Mt Lofty

In the interest of public safety, due to the Severe Fire Danger, Mount Lofty Botanic Garden will be closed on Saturday 20 April 2019.



Take your horticultural skills to the next level and apply for the Santos Aboriginal School-Based Trainee Program.

This exciting program gives you the opportunity to undertake a work placement at the Botanic Gardens and State Herbarium of South Australia, while studying a Certificate II in Horticulture. Develop your horticultural skills and knowledge from world-renowned experts at Adelaide, Mount Lofty and Wittunga Botanic Gardens. You will spend one day a week (during school terms) at each of these sites, while completing your high school education. After 18 months, you will graduate with a Certificate II in Horticulture. 

This program is a paid opportunity, and there are multiple positions available. The Santos Aboriginal School-Based Trainee Program is offered by the Career Employment Group.

Am I eligible?

The traineeship is open to Aboriginal high school students enrolled in Year 10 or 11 in 2019. 

How do I apply?

Simply send your CV and a cover letter to the Careers Employment Group - contact details below. Shortlisted applicants will be contacted for an interview. 

Applications close on 8 April 2019.


For more information and to apply, contact Donna Smith or Kylie Amber:

Donna Smith
Executive Branch Manager
Careers Employment Group Inc.

Kylie Amber
Aboriginal Participation Adviser
8116 7165 .

This traineeship is proudly supported by Santos