Help build our world and use your management skills to make a difference. Start by studying a building and construction course.
After completing a building and construction course, you’ll likely work as a builder or building project manager, performing tasks like:
After completing a building and construction course, you may seek employment as a:
You’ll enjoy working in the building and construction sector if you:
The Australian Government’s Job Outlook predicts strong growth in job opportunities in the building and construction sector over the next five years.
Currently employing approximately 79,700 people, the building sector is considered large and growing. Job Outlook predicts the sector will employ approximately 85,200 people by 2020. The size of the profession indicates that roles in building and construction management are available in all areas of Australia.
According to PayScale, a building and construction manager can expect to earn a salary between $46,000 and $116,000 per year, with an average annual salary of approximately $78,000. A general operations manager working in construction can expect to earn between $35,000 and $90,000 per year, a draftsperson can expect to earn between $42,000 and $70,000 per year, and a carpenter can expect to earn between $39,000 and $79,000 per year.