The Building and Construction industry in Tasmania provides more than one in ten of the state’s full time jobs. Those jobs spread along a fantastic career training pathway that spans a diverse range of trade, para-professional and professional roles.
You have the opportunity to be an employee, a contractor or a business owner in your own right. The information we provide focuses on the key entry points and provides information about a number of careers. We encourage you to read the description of various trades, watch the entertaining videos exploring the experience of working in those trades, and consider testimonials from actual Tasmanian apprentices who made the decision to build a career in construction.
Teachers and Parents
Keystone Tasmania produces a Subject Choice Guide which provides comprehensive advice on matching subjects and vocational training to prepare for a career in the industry.