Where could a career in the building industry take you? Do you want to be a tradie, a contractor, a builder, an estimator, or even a developer?
The construction industry generates about $305 billion per year, contributes $99 billion to the Australian economy, and employs over 950,000 people, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). Two-thirds of the jobs in the industry are in construction services – that’s the carpenters, bricklayers, electricians, plumbers, and other tradespeople, while the rest were split between building construction and civil engineering.
So where do you start, and what do you need to achieve your goals?
Getting trained and qualified is the most important step to achieving your aim. So which course is right for you?
Construction Industry White Card – Basic entry level safety training. You need it to work on any construction site
Apprenticeships – trade qualifications to become a qualified tradie
Short Courses – Courses you can complete to upgrade your skills or help you start and grow a contracting business
Certificate IV in Building and Construction – this course will help you become a licensed residential builder in most states
Diploma of Building and Construction – ideal for obtaining a licence in WA, Victoria, and for medium-rise building licences
Advanced Diploma of Building and Construction – ok, so you have a heap of experience and you are gonna build sky-scrapers? This one is for you.
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