How to get started with your construction career?

Did you know that the Construction industry is divided into eight sectors?

  • Residential Building;
  • Non-Residential Building;
  • Heavy and Civil Engineering;
  • Land Development and Site Preparation Services;
  • Building Structure Services;
  • Building Installation Services;
  • Building Completion Services;
  • and Other Construction Services.

And the good news is that the industry is in a boom right now. Employment in the Construction industry has increased by 42.5% over a ten years period, making it the third-largest growth industry in Australia for this period. This makes it an exciting time to join the industry.

Tell me more about you. Just left high school or thinking about changing career?

Careers in building and construction could be the right pathway for you. The market is in high demand for construction projects increasing, opportunities for building and construction management professionals are on the rise, especially when you have the right training and experience.

So, how should I start?

The first step is to enrol in a course that makes sense for you. We do have the essentials courses to you start:

CPC40110 – Certificate IV in Building and Construction – Building

That is designed to meet the needs of builders and managers of small to medium-sized building businesses or those seeking to obtain the technical qualifications to apply for a builders license.

The builder may also be the appropriately licensed person with responsibility under the relevant building licensing authority in the State or Territory. Builder licensing varies across States and Territories and additional requirements to the attainment of this qualification may be required.

This program will cover common skills for the construction industry and practices related to low rise constructions, providing the knowledge and skills required to manage a small or medium-sized business.

CPC50210 – Diploma of Building and Construction – Building

This course is designed for management roles in the building and construction industries.

This program will cover common skills for the construction industry and practices related to management, human resources and leadership. Potential career outcomes after course completion are a project manager, construction manager, estimating manager and sales manager.

CPC50308 – Diploma of Building and Construction – Management

That is designed for management roles in the building and construction industries. This program will cover common skills for the construction industry and practices related to management, human resources and leadership.
Potential career outcomes after course completion are: project manager, construction manager, estimating manager and sales manager.

If you’re considering a job in the construction industry, getting started on your new career path doesn’t have to be difficult.
Be job-ready! With us, you can make sure your new path is a rewarding one.

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