Researching your options is an important step to take before you start making career and training decisions. This will help you make up your mind about what industries and occupations you are interested in working in.
When you are ready to apply for jobs, employers like to know that you have done your research and know what you are getting yourself into. It also shows that you are keen on the job and industry you are applying for.
By learning more about an occupation and industry, it may also make you more confident in job interviews and you will be in a better position to ask your employer questions during the interview.
Here are some questions to get you started on your career research:
- What is an Australian Apprenticeship and what does it involve?
- Which industries and occupations suit your interests?
- What does an apprenticeship or traineeship in that occupation involve?
- What does the current industry landscape look like for the occupation you would like to work towards?
You can get answers to these questions and more using the resources on this page.