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


Head to the Career pages to find out more >

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
  • Warehouse Coordinator - Audio Visual

  • Microhire
  • As AV Warehouse Coordinator – Audio Visual, attention to detail, ability to follow detailed instructions and good communication skills are essential. You will be challenged to work to timeframe, multitask, prioritize tasks and be organized, at times under pressure. An interest and knowledge of Audio, Video, Lighting a IT equipment used in the Events industry would be of benefit.
    • Microhire is not an ordinary event company. What sets us apart from other event staging companies is our extensive experience in providing audio visua
    • We are the fasted growing event staging company in Australia and a new benchmark in servicing the corporate events and hospitality markets, through cr
    • Microhire is determined to remain the employer of choice for the industry offering flexible hours, work locations, lifestyle balance, and professional
  • Manufacturing, Transport & LogisticsFreight or Cargo Handler
  • Thu 5 Jul , 2018
  • $30,001 - $40,000
  • Port Melbourne, Victoria
  • Thu 19 Jul , 2018
  • Lalor, Victoria
  • Thu 19 Jul , 2018
  • Gladesvilles, New South Wales
  • Surfboard Manufacturing Apprentice

  • Kinaroad (Australia) Pty Ltd
  • If you seek the unknown, are forever curious and have no respect for the status quo, then you just might like our culture. Around here, there is no such word as 'can't' and we reframe 'impossible' into 'ground-breaking' on a daily basis. We work as a team, embrace the unconventional and challenge each other to think differently, every day. Cutting edge surfboard shaping factory is seeking practical hands on person for Apprenticeship position who is keen to be part of the surfboard manufacturing industry.
  • Manufacturing, Transport & LogisticsProduct Assemblers
  • Fri 13 Jul , 2018
  • Tweed Heads, New South Wales
  • Wed 11 Jul , 2018
  • Fairfield East, New South Wales