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Where the jobs are

It's worth thinking about which industries are likely to have good employment prospects in the future, and what kinds of skills will be in demand.

Below is a list of occupations which we think are likely to need more workers in the near future.Throughout this website you'll also see this symbol Occupation in demand next to any occupations in demand.

Follow the links for descriptions of the jobs, job prospects, average salaries and more. Then, follow the links for training that’s related to these roles.

Managers and Administrators

Professionals 

Technicians and Trades Workers

Community and Personal Service Workers

Clerical and Administrative Workers

Machinery Operators and Drivers

Labourers

Researching job opportunities

You can find more information on job prospects in Victoria, average salaries and real-life stories from people working in these roles in the occupation search on this site. You might also find these sources useful: 

  • Careers and Transitions – full of information on school and post-school options. 
  • MyFuture – a comprehensive career information service featuring a personalised career exploration tool, occupation profiles, job seeking tips, articles and videos. 
  • Australian Apprenticeships Pathways – the place for individuals considering an apprenticeship or traineeship. It provides job descriptions by industry, trade, potential career pathways, and work environments.

Apprentice inspecting an engine in the workshop

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