Glencore Pathways Program – NSW

Applications have now closed for the NSW Glencore Pathways Program

Glencore Coal is pleased to advise that applications for its NSW Indigenous Employment Pathways Program are now open.   

Applications will remain open from 28 February 2022, until midnight Sunday 13 March 2022. 

After assessment of eligible applications received by the due date, we will select 15 participants for our 2022 Program.  Here’s a few more details about the Program and how to apply. 

​Program Goals

Glencore Coal’s Indigenous Employment Pathways Program is structured to provide participants with the experience and job-readiness skills for Indigenous Australians who live in or have connection to the NSW Upper Hunter.  

Eligibility Criteria

Hunter Valley Program

  • Live in or have connection to the NSW Upper Hunter area, 
  • Actively seeking full time employment, 
  • Be prepared to participate in an assessment/interview process, 
  • Hold a current driver’s license (P1 licence as a minimum) or ability to obtain your P1 licence one by 1 June 2022,
  • Pass a Drug and Alcohol test, and
  • Be able to meet Coal Board Medical requirements.    

Program Structure

The program is broken into two phases: 

  • Phase 1 – provides participants with back-to-work skills, mine site compliance safety training and a range of life skills 
  • Phase 2 – includes training and work experience that aims to get participants job-ready. 

At the completion of the 26-week Program, participants will have fulfilled the requirements to obtain a Certificate II in Surface Extraction, as well as other employment ready skills.  Glencore has partnered with WorkPac and JobTrail to assist in the delivery of the Program. 


Applications for the 2022 Glencore Pathways Program are now closed.

Further information

For further information, please contact:

Tim Walls

Approvals and Cultural Heritage Manager, Glencore Coal

Tel: +61 438 433 857


Anthony Hobba

Relationship Manager – Eastern Region, JobTrail
Phone: 0429 316 359;



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