Why choose construction
There are plenty of perks being a part of the construction industry. Below are just a few.
YOUR CAREER YOUR WAY
There are many paths which can be taken to enter the construction industry, including: apprenticeships, traineeships, courses, private college qualifications and university degrees. My University lists over 220 university pathways for construction careers.
BENEFITS OF AN APPRENTICESHIP AND TRAINEESHIP
You can earn money as you learn hands-on skills, complete competency based work at your own skill level and be rewarded with a nationally recognised qualification.
IT’S FOR EVERYONE
The construction industry does not discriminate and offers opportunities for both females and males, from all backgrounds. See Jade’s story
FOCUS ON SAFETY
Safety is the highest priority for all members of the construction industry – supporting the health, safety and wellbeing of all people. There are many compulsory safety programs and committees that ensure that best practices are implemented in order to minimise risk and ensure everyone goes home safe and healthy every day. Find out more
As Australia’s population grows, new infrastructure, houses and commercial property continue to be built. This industry is ever changing through new challenges and exciting innovations, with this comes continuous learning, development and opportunity to be a part of this. The construction industry is one of the oldest, established industries – it’s not going anywhere and the learning is endless. Find out where to get a job
I BUILT THAT
The cool thing about being a part of constructing iconic buildings and landmarks is walking around your city and saying, ‘I built that’. Australia has been built from the ground up by the construction industry, you could have the satisfaction of being involved in shaping your city and Australia’s future.
A WORLD OF OPPORTUNITY
The career you build and develop is transportable around the world – not many industries can say that! The construction industry offers endless opportunities for career growth, both in Australia and overseas. The ever changing industry allows you to explore a variety of career paths; you’re not restricted to one profession for life and the skills you learn are valuable wherever you go.