Cadet (Undergraduate) Program


As an awarded ‘Employer of Choice’ Buildcorp invests in our people with development and career opportunities. Buildcorp’s Cadet Program aims to create a pipeline of early-entry talent that aligns with our collaborative culture, our passion for continuous improvement and our drive for quality and safety.

A Buildcorp Cadet is part of the project team, receiving strong direction and exposure to a range of diverse projects. Throughout the 2-year Cadet Program, you will be supported by subject matter experts, a designated mentor, a learning passport with core disciplines defined, learning and development programs and various social and networking events. All to set you up for success in the industry.


Life at Buildcorp

As an awarded ‘Employer of Choice’ for the past 5 years in a row, our family culture and workplace benefits are something we are proud of, and why we are named as one of Australia’s best-managed companies.

Our strong, reliable leaders at Buildcorp offer support and growth within this immersive program and hold a genuine interest in equipping you with the right tools and skills, allowing you to develop, progress and thrive at Buildcorp!


What is the Buildcorp Cadet Program?

The 2-year program includes completing core disciplines and achieving defined learning outcomes within various teams and areas of the business unit in the streams of Engineering, design, on-site contracts administration, estimating & site supervision.


Cadet Program benefits

Our Program offers a range of benefits, starting with:

  • One paid day of study leave each week
  • Paid exam and pre-exam study time
  • Professional and technical development activities throughout the year
  • Networking days with subject matter experts both internally & externally
  • Early Entry Talent Cohort knowledge sharing opportunities
  • Formal mentoring opportunity
  • Promotion opportunities at the completion of the program

Click here to see all of the Buildcorp staff benefits cadets can access.


To be eligible for the Program?
  • Students in their second last or last year of a construction, engineering, quantity surveying, building design, trade or building-related qualification
  • At the time of application candidates, hold Australian/ New Zealand Citizenship or Permanent Residency
  • Credit Grade Average
  • Be able to commence a 4-day working week (1 day Study) in February 2024


Apply for the Cadet Program

Our successful cadets will commence in February 2024. The recruitment process includes phone screening and a recruitment assessment centre selection day.

To apply, please visit our careers portal.