Trades

Tradespeople are skilled manual workers. The job requires practical and theoretical training. Tradespeople work across residential, commercial and industrial worksites.

Jobs in this sector include plumbers, electricians, builders, bricklayers, tilers, scaffolders, carpenters, refrigeration mechanics, carpet layers, mechanics, glaziers, landscapers, labourers, painters, plasterers, roofers, steelworkers and stonemasons.

The skills you learn as a tradesperson are transferrable around the world and in the future you can upskill to work your way up the construction ladder; trades can take you anywhere!

Pathway:
  • Apprenticeship / Vocational Educational and Training (VET)
  • Ticket and licence accredited courses
  • Construction induction training (White Card)
  • On the job training

Check out Job Outlook or My Future for more information.

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