This page aims to shed some light on some careers that are listed as skills shortage areas in NSW.
What is the Skills Shortage List?
The Skills Shortage list shows occupations for which employers have some difficulty recruiting average, experienced workers. Career prospects within a skills shortage area can be good because there are more opportunities for employment.
Click here to download the latest Skills Shortage List for NSW.
Click here to download the latest Skills Shortage List for Australia.
What is a Surveyor?
Click on the image below to see a short video on a career as a surveyor. More videos about surveying can be found on You Tube.
There are different types of surveyors. A really helpful website for information about surveying and study pathways to becoming a surveyor is here: www.lifewithoutlimits.com.au .
What is a Civil Engineer?
Click on the image below to see a short video to find out what a civil engineer does.
What is a Mechanical Engineer?
Click on the image below to see a short video to find out what a mechanical engineer does.
There are different types of engineering specialisations . Find out more about them by reading this engineering fact sheet.
Technicians and Trades Workers
There are many skills shortages in the trades. A good website to research what it is like to work in a trade is SkillsOne TV. Have a look at the videos for different trades and see which trades appeal to you.
Do you know you want a career in technology but you don't know which one?
Explore the Interactive ICT Career Wheel.
This interactive resource has links to videos that will help to provide insight into various roles in ICT.
Are you looking for a job in the Sport and Fitness area?
Explore www.sportspeople.com.au. Sportspeople is a specialised agency offering a range of recruitment services to the broader sport, fitness and aquatics sector throughout Australia.