Australia has a major shortage of skilled trades people. You can specialise in a variety of trades including carpentry, plumbing, electrical, building, concreting and bricklaying. Once your course is completed it will be very easy to obtain ongoing work.
ENTRY LEVEL FIGURES:
Average starting wage: $30.00 per hour
Average ongoing wage: $45 per hour
Average Annual salary: $111,000 per year
Certification Required: YES
Variable Training Methods: YES
If you are willing to open your own business, you will be able to earn a lot more as a tradesperson. The average hourly rate for a contracting tradesperson is in excess of $80 per hour in Australia. There is a lot of opportunity available once you have completed this course.