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Australia's Top 5 Growing Industries

Australia’s Top Five Growing Industries

International students come to Australia looking to jumpstart their career or to start a new one.  With thousands of courses available, there is a lot of career possibilities.  Deciding on which career could be a long task.  Perhaps the best place to start is to know which industries are growing in Australia.  According to the Department of Jobs and Small Business, the Top Five Growing industries in Australia are below:

 

Australia's Top 5 Growing Industry

Health Care and Social Assistance

With a projection of more than 250 thousand new jobs by May 2022, the health care and social assistance industry is the number 1 growing industry in Australia by a large margin.  It also has a high percentage of women with 78 percent of workers are female.

The top three hiring occupations in the health care and social assistance industry are:

  • Registered nurses
  • Aged and disabled carers
  • Child carers

Professional, Scientific and Technical Services

Following the Health Care and Social Assistance industry is the Professional, Scientific and Technical Services industry. It is projected to add more than 126 thousand new jobs by 2022.

The top three hiring occupations are:

  • Accountants
  • Software and Applications Programmers
  • Solicitors

Construction

The construction industry is projected to add 120 thousand new jobs by 2022. With only 15 percent working part-time, the prospect of having a full-time job is high.

The top three hiring occupations in the construction industry are:

  • Carpenters and Joiners
  • Electricians
  • Plumbers

Education and Training

By May 2022, around 116 thousand new jobs will be added in the Education and Training industry.  Similar to the Health Care and Social Assistance industry, the Education and Training industry have more than 70 percent, female workers.

The top three hiring occupations in the Education and Training industry are:

  • Primary School Teachers
  • Secondary School Teachers
  • Education Aides

Accommodation and Food Services

With close to 100 thousand new jobs by May 2022, the accommodation and food services industry offers the most opportunity for international students as 60 percent are part-time workers.

The top three hiring occupations are:

  • Waiters
  • Kitchenhands
  • Bar Attendants and Baristas

What courses can you take to start a career in these industries?

Health Care and Social Assistance

  • Diploma of Community Services
  • Diploma of Nursing
  • Bachelor of Social Work
  • Bachelor of Nursing
  • Master of Social Work
  • Master of Nursing
  • And more

Professional, Scientific and Technical Services

  • Bachelor of Accounting
  • Bachelor of IT
  • Bachelor of Law
  • Master of Accounting
  • Master of IT
  • Master of Law
  • And more

Construction

  • Certificate III and IV in Plumbing
  • Diploma of Building and Construction
  • Advanced Diploma of Electrical – Engineering
  • And more

Education and Training

  • Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood)
  • Bachelor of Education (Primary)
  • Bachelor of Education (Secondary)
  • Master of Education
  • And more

Accommodation and Food Services

  • Diploma of Hospitality
  • Diploma of Event Management
  • Commercial Cookery courses
  • And more

 

For more information on courses, book an appointment with us or call us at +61452295909 on weekdays between 9.30 am to 5.30 pm.

 

Source: Department of Jobs and Small Business

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