Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics

Industry Overview

If you’re interested in air, road, maritime, rail or land transport, then the Transport, Postal and Warehousing industry could be for you.

The Transport, Postal and Warehousing industry is responsible for the safe and prompt delivery of people and goods via a variety of channels, including scenic and sightseeing transport, and for the storage and sorting or ‘warehousing’ of freight before delivery. The sector encompasses logistics (managing & organising the transport), infrastructure, (such as roads, air and rail), and numerous support roles such as customs officers, couriers, tugboat operators and forklift drivers.

If you choose this vocational pathway you could work in road transport as a bus, train or taxi driver; in construction as a mobile crane operator; or even in coastal or ocean-going marine operations as a deckhand, engine driver or cook. There are many possibilities, so check out the list of qualifications below!

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Training & Qualifications

A wide range of qualifications are available in the Transport Postal and Warehousing industry – it all comes down to your personal interests and career goals.

Examples of qualifications you can attain include:

  • Bus and Coach Drivers - Certificate II in Driving Operations
  • Tourism and Travel Advisers - Certificate III in Tourism
  • Train and Tram Drivers - Certificate III in Transport and Logistics (Rail Operations)

Advanced qualifications for coordination, supervisory or management roles include:

  • Air Transport Professionals - Bachelor of Aviation - Flying
  • Transport Services Managers - Diploma of Logistics


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Occupations In This Industry

Scholarships & Grad Programs

There are currently no scholarship and graduate programs available for this industry. But check the job stream below for job opportunities!

Job Stream

Featured Job
  • Cabinet Maker

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    • We are a friendly work crew with good working conditions
    • Regular overtime is available and the job is a long term permanent one
  • Manufacturing, Transport & LogisticsProduct Assemblers
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  • Riverstone, New South Wales
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  • $20,001 - $30,000
  • Sydney, New South Wales