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01 January, 2016
So 2016 has just hit and you might be thinking about coming to Australia!
The biggest concern about moving countries is, ‘will I find a job?’ Well let us look at the top Australia industries for 2016 and find out if you are part of them.
Australia has a growing population and all these youngsters need an education. It is projected that there will be a growth of 13.3% by 2018 in the industry. Putting it in number terms, we are looking at creating 58 900 more jobs for education in the next 5 years.
Education jobs that can be found on the Skilled Occupation List are;
Early Childhood (Pre-Primary School) Teacher
Secondary School Teacher
Special Needs Teacher
Teacher of the Hearing Impaired
Teacher of the Sight Impaired
Special Education Teachers
The next big boom industry is healthcare. People are living longer and with advancements in medical treatments this is an industry which will grow fast. It is predicted that there will be a 16.3% increase in job numbers by 2018. It is predicted that there will be a shortfall of 109 000 nurses in Australia by 2025.
Allied healthcares as well as primary healthcare are in high demand.
Medical jobs on the Skilled Occupation List include;
Medical Diagnostic Radiographer
Medical Radiation Therapist
Nuclear Medicine Technologist
Environmental Health Officer
Occupational Health and Safety Adviser
Emergency Medicine Specialist
Obstetrician and Gynaecologist
Diagnostic and Interventional Radiologist
Construction is a major industry in Australia. This industry is looking for engineers and trades people. There is expected to be a 83 500 job increase in this area by 2018. This industry is growing across the country and is not only targeted at urban areas.
If are a carpenter, electrical or plumber check out this Skilled Occupation List;
Welder (First Class)
Fitter and Turner
Metal Machinist (First Class)
Carpenter and Joiner
Painting trades workers
Wall and Floor Tiler
Airconditioning and Refrigeration Mechanic
Technical Cable Jointer
These professionals can be found to play a vital role in most Australian industries. In the future there will be an increase in more specialist skills.
There will be a 12.8% growth for technology professionals by 2018. And 20.5% growth in 2018 for computer network professionals.
Check out which jobs are on the Skilled Occupation List;
ICT business Analyst
Computer Network and Systems Engineer
Telecommunications Network Engineer
Again this links up with the building boom, as the population increases so does housing and infrastructure.
It is estimated that 183 000 new dwellings were build in 2015 alone.
The Skilled Occupation List is looking for the following;
If you have any of these skilled occupations you might be eligible to apply for a visa. Check out the full Skilled Occupation List here.
And if you want to find out more Australia and immigrating check out this blog.
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