We are living in unprecedented times with sky high demand for construction jobs. However, even in more economically challenging times there is always a need for building and construction work whether it’s infrastructure, commercial, residential or resources construction.
Great Health Benefits
You’ll need some physical strength and stamina to keep up with the demands of the construction industry. This should motivate you to keep fit and healthy and the great thing is that a day at work can burn more calories than a session at the gym! There's also excellent mental health support within the industry.
Earn Good Money
Wages widely vary depending on the sector, trade and level but in general you have the potential to earn a healthy income. The salary in the construction industry is higher than the national average with limitless potential to earn more.
Diversity in the Industry
There are many career pathways within the construction industry, and there are roles for everyone, from all backgrounds with all levels of experience. Whether you have a tertiary education or follow a trade pathway, you can find a great role in this sector. No matter what you initially qualify as you may be able to use these skills to diversify into different sectors, work your way up the ladder, or even start your own company and become your own boss.
Be Part of Something Big
The construction industry isn’t just about building houses, it encompasses huge infrastructure, government, and mining projects. It’s exciting to work on such vast projects which can evoke a feeling of great pride.
You can use your construction skills to work anywhere in the world. Sure, you might have to so a short course to have qualification recognised in some countries, but many trades are universal.
Every day is different in the construction industry, and you’ll never be stuck behind a desk. Start searching the many jobs on offer, you’re guaranteed to find one that suits you and your lifestyle.
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