Building is a great career choice for people who like working in a team and are excellent at solving problems. The career starts with plenty of hands-on work, but with so many options to further your skills, it can take you almost anywhere.
The career pathways for builders in Tasmania are varied and exciting with opportunities to continue to learn and earn more right throughout your career. You can stay in Tasmania or travel the world as a builder!
Builders need the ability to organise and manage a project; scheduling workers, trades and delivery of materials, keeping track of expenses, maintaining a clean and safe work site and minimising the inconvenience to their clients.
Carpentry is just one way to gain advanced skills to become a licensed building service provider. Sufficient relevant experience in the industry from other building trades including plumbing, bricklaying and plastering are other avenues, to name just a few.