Trades & Services

Industry Overview

If you’re a hands on sort of person who likes getting stuck into tasks involving the use of tools and machinery to create new things, or you like to work on projects that bring technical concept drawings to life, then a career in the Manufacturing industry could be right up your alley.

Careers in Manufacturing are available in a variety of industries such as: aerospace, furnishing, laboratory operations, metal fitting, engineering and boating, process manufacturing, mineral products, plastics, rubber, recreational vehicles and textiles, clothing and footwear. Structural Steel and Welding Trades workers, and Metal Fitters and Machinists are the trades most in demand in Manufacturing at present. There are thousands of Manufacturing businesses in Australia, employing almost one million people. New developments in sustainable Manufacturing aim to produce goods in an environmentally friendly and sustainable way while at the same time maintaining, if not improving productivity. This makes it a very interesting time to join this sector.

This industry also covers professions such as Garden and Nursery Labourers, Jewellers, Florists, Beauty Therapists, Hairdressers and more! All these types of career paths offer Apprenticeships and Traineeships (together with school-based options), VET and university pathways.

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Training & Qualifications

Training and study options for this industry include Apprenticeships and Traineeships (together with school-based options), VET and university pathways. There are also opportunities to build on your initial qualifications and work experience to gain advanced qualifications for supervisory or management roles. 


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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

  • Thu 23 Nov , 2017
  • Sydney
  • Thu 23 Nov , 2017
  • Sydney
  • Wed 22 Nov , 2017
  • Adelaide
  • Wed 22 Nov , 2017
  • Adelaide
  • Hair dressing Apprientice 1st , 2nd or 3rd year required!

  • Esstudio Galleria
  • Esstudio Galleria is expanding the team. Take this opportunity to kick-start your hair career with a fabulous creative team. Experience not required for 1st year apprentice (must be under the age of 21) Experience required 2nd or 3rd year apprentice Great working environment and conditions Must have great communication skills and positive attitude We are looking for someone with the ability to shine. Our salon is for young enthusiastic people with an initiative, must be confident, honest, hardworking,diligent with a professional manner and have great communication skills. Work your way up to assist on photo shoots, TV, music clips and film sets. You will have the opportunity of being trained by one of the best Hair and Beauty salons in Australia. If you are creative with an artistic flair and you think you have what it takes, send us a brief description about yourself including; current address, DOB, previous employment (most recent), and experience (if any) along with a cover letter and CV.
  • Trades & ServicesHairdressers
  • Wed 22 Nov , 2017
  • Darlington