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The ABCs of Apprenticeships/Traineeships: A-F

The ABCs of Apprenticeships/Traineeships: A-F

Arts and entertainment is just one of many industries offering apprenticeships in Queensland.

If you are looking to become an apprentice or are seeking traineeships in Queensland, you may be surprised by how many industries you have the option of joining.

Here is the A-F list of industries currently offering traineeships or apprenticeships, according to the Queensland Department of Education, Training and Employment.

Agriculture and primary industries: With a focus on farming, this pathway offers both apprenticeships and traineeships that could lead to a wide variety of rural careers.

Animal health: The traineeships offered in this field could take you into veterinary nursing or animal control.

Arts and entertainment: From theatre to music to floristry, this industry caters for both the creative and technical minded trainees.

Automotive: Buses, bikes, trucks or trailers – the automotive industry is not all about fixing cars. Even agricultural machinery could be in your future here.

Aviation: Head into the skies as a flight attendant or keep your feet on the ground working on aircraft maintenance and ground services.

Beauty: Learn new skills as a hairdressing apprentice or take on a traineeship as a beauty therapist.

Boating and marine: Aquaculture is offered for those looking at farming with a difference. Learn about the fishing industry or earn qualifications as a maritime operator.

Building and construction: One of the biggest apprenticeship industries, qualifications are offered in a huge range of different skills and trades.

Business: All kinds of traineeships are available, from administration to project management. All you need is to decide which business path to follow.

Civil construction: Learn important skills for working on road, bridges, pipes and tunnels.

Cleaning and asset maintenance: More variety than you may expect, this industry offers the chance to work with carpets, clothes, pets or waste management, along with many other fields.

Community services: From funeral professionals to child care workers, community services offer many different important pathways.

Conservation and land management: Traineeships are offered for people to train in restoration, management and conservation.

Education: Training is available in school support services.

Electrotechnology and electricity supply: Learn about every step of electricity supply – from the substation to the powerline and into homes and appliances.

Engineering: Electrical, mechanical and fabrication are just a few of the offered pathways in the engineering industry.

Food and meat processing: From the slaughterhouse to the vineyard, processing food and meat traineeships are available in a number of fields.

Forestry: Train as a forest products worker anywhere along the processing line – from the forest to wood paneling.

Furnishing and craft workers: There are a lot of pathways to choose from in this industry, including furniture making, painting, picture framing and floor technology

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