Stuart Diepeveen began his career in the mid 1990s as an electrical apprentice at Electrical Group Training, a not-for-profit group training organisation for apprentice electricians. He is now the General Manager of the organisation. After completing his apprenticeship Mr Diepeveen became a Production Supervisor and Workplace Safety Coordinator at Advanced Energy Systems. He later decided to become a training instructor at The College of Electrical Training. While researching for a lesson about employment in the electrical industry he came across a job advertisement for a Field Officer at Electrical Group Training. He landed the role and after five months he moved up to Operations Manager, in which he managed the whole team of Field Officers. Two years into that role, he became General Manager, taking responsibility for management of all aspects of the company.