Carpentry and Plumbing are the most popular apprenticeships in this industry, that is predicted to grow over the next 5 years.
The are only half the number of
apprentices required to replace those
retiring or leaving the trade
Maths, problem solving and manual dexterity are all important skills for carpenters. Carpentry sits in the Construction, Plumbing and Services industry.
There are an estimated 15,000 job openings over the next five years and
painting is a skills shortage area
Plumbing is a growing trade, with a strong increase expected in the number of plumbers in the next 5 years. Plumbing sits in the Construction, Plumbing and Services industry.
Business and Finance are two of the largest industries for Australian School-based Apprenticeships.
The Electrotechnology industry is an important green sector, helping Australian transition to renewable energies.
Electricians need to have good skills in maths, deductive reasoning, and troubleshooting. Electricians sit in the Electrotechnology industry.
Over 80% of Information and Communications Technology apprentices and trainees do a Certificate III.
The Retail Services industry is the largest employer of 15-24 year old's in Australia, providing their first taste of work life before moving into other industries.
The Sports, Fitness and Recreation industry has grown almost 25% in the last 5 years as Australians aim to become physically and mentally healthier!
Adult Apprenticeships provide a pathway to a career change, for people looking to re-enter the workforce, or up-skill in the same industry.
ASbAs are way of starting a student’s transition into the workplace, while keeping them connected to the school environment.
Australian Apprenticeships don't have a gender: they can be done by anyone. Women participating in trades has increased over the past few years.