21 Mar 2021


 Construction is an essential part of modern society. Without brand-new buildings, amenities and infrastructure, we would find it hard to progress or function. Careers in the construction industry are a safe bet in Australia with immense potential for growth suited to your skill set. Building and Construction involves more than just what you view at a work site. Building and construction activities include work on new structures, as well as alterations, additions and repairs to existing ones.  With a right qualification in your hand, you can find employment in a range of hands-on supervisory or even project manager roles.

A future in building and construction is varied and rewarding too. It is one of the highest paid roles, where you can choose to become either a builder, construction manager, project manager or a site foreman. But to adopt any of these posts, you will have to be well versed with all the training, skill, knowledge and experience that employers seek from you.

 Do you want a career that is challenging and rewarding?  With a qualification from a nationally recognized Registered Training Organisation (RTO), you will be eligible to work in the building and construction industry. At Step Into Training Services (SITS), a CPC50210 Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) will give you the opportunity to develop the skills to manage a wide range of building projects. To pursue your dreams as a builder, you need to acquire your builders’ licence.

At SITS, our vocational trainers are all industry veterans, and our courses are modulated to provide practical and academic expertise to enhance your skills that the industry demands and the future leaders seek from you. Armed with the expertise and a Diploma  in the building and construction industry at hand, you can take up the job roles such as a Builder, Construction Manager, Project Manager and Site Foreman. You could try any number of trades and even start your own building business or company.

The Building and Construction Industry had seen a steady rise in employment since 2012, with the number of employees reaching 1.18 million in 2019.* In 2024, employment in the construction industry in Australia is forecasted to amount to 1.28 million people. This sector generates over $360 billion in revenue, producing around 9 percent of Australia’s Gross Domestic Product, and has a projected annual growth rate of 2.4 percent in the next five years.**

 Being a builder pays well- The average salary for a builder is $85,451dollars*** per year in Australia. The building and construction industry isn’t one that’s limited by geography, whether you live in one of Australia’s major cities or in a regional town. As the population of regional areas continue to grow, so will the demand for new infrastructure.  “Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway” – Earl Nightingale. Choose the right qualification for yourself and build your pathway to success.

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