Industry Overview

Do you enjoy problem solving? Do you like maths and science? Engineering might be for you! Engineers are involved in the technical design and construction of large infrastructure such as mining equipment, aircrafts, electronics and more. 

There are many sub-industries in Engineering, so before you start your journey you’ll need to pick which area you’d like to focus on. Maybe you’d like to become an Aircraft Engineer and build and/or repair aircraft structures, avionic and mechanical systems? Civil Engineering covers the design and construction of things like bridges, dams, gas and water supply schemes and many other structures.

Engineers have good attention to detail and love building and improving the way things work. You’ll need to have strong skills in mathematics and science and also be able to work as part of a team.


Training & Qualifications

The most common level of qualification is a bachelor degree which you will need to obtain at university. However, there are some Certificate II & III level courses to gain you an entry level position

  • Certificate II in Engineering
  • Certificate III in Engineering
  • Certificate IV in Engineering 
  • Diploma of Engineering
  • Advanced Diploma Engineering
  • Bachelor of Engineering
  • Master of Engineering

Head to the Career pages to find out more >

Occupations In This Industry

Scholarships & Grad Programs

There are currently no scholarship and graduate programs available for this industry. But check the job stream below for job opportunities!

Job Stream

  • Thu 22 Feb , 2018
  • Sydney
  • Geotechnician

  • Macquarie Geotech
  • Macquarie Geotechnical is seeking applicants for entry level Technicians and experienced Geotechnical Technicians to work on civil and road infrastructure projects in Sydney, New South Wales. The positions would involve working in the Alexandria precinct, undertaking earthworks compaction control testing, and associated laboratory based testing.
  • EngineeringCivil Engineering Draftspersons and Technicians
  • Wed 21 Feb , 2018
  • $40,001 - $50,000
  • Alexandria
  • Tue 23 Jan , 2018
  • $70,001 - $80,000
  • Castle Hill
  • Fri 19 Jan , 2018
  • Chipping Norton