Australia’s science and technology industry covers a diverse group of technical occupations in specialised areas such as animal care, laboratory technology, information technology and telecommunications technology. This is an exciting industry to be involved in, and you’ll be amazed at the career choices available to you.
The tourism sector employs a range of different workers to facilitate leisure activities away from the ‘home’ environment, while the hospitality sector employs a wide range of people to provide accommodation, food and beverage services. Many of these people gained their practical skills through ‘real life’ vocational education and training (VET). The science and technology industry is a key part of the Australian economy. Highly skilled technicians test our food, care for our pets, secure our networks and install our broadband services. Many of these people gained their practical skills through ‘real life’ vocational education and training (VET) courses. Check out a sample of the most popular occupations in each sector.
A number of skilled occupations are currently in shortage in the information and communications technology (ICT) industry. These jobs are in demand across Australia, so there’s a good chance of ongoing employment when you complete your training. If you want to set yourself up for a rewarding career, check out the following jobs and the VET courses that will give you the practical skills you need to gain employment in them.
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