Careers and Pathways in Trades & Technologies

The Trades and Technologies area offers many employment opportunities. Whether as a skilled trades person, through apprenticeships, or through qualifications at tertiary and TAFE level there is a broad range of careers available. Together with, significant Industry partnerships, and specialist careers advice, the College is well placed to offer students a range of future careers in this area.

About Careers and Pathways in Trades & Technologies at NCAT


Holly Rasmussen Fitter and Turner, Sutton Tools NCAT Engineering graduate   As a Fitter and Machinist for Sutton Tools, Holly operates specialised Computer Numeric Controlled (CNC) equipment for the manufacture of high performance cutting tools, distributed globally. Gerard Weeks   Draftsman, Sutton Tools NCAT Engineering graduate As Draftsman for Sutton Tools, Gerard produces plans and designs for specialised cutting tools, distributed globally.

Careers in the Trades & Technologies

The following are just some of the careers available in the Trades and Technologies


JOBS DIRECTLY RELATED TO STUDYING TECHNOLOGY Telecommunications Electro Technology Information Communication Technology Engineering Electrical Engineer Electronic Design Electronics Repairer Broadband & Fibre Technician Security Technology JOBS WHERE A TECHNOLOGY QUALIFICATION MAY BE USEFUL Drafting C.A.D Computer Aided Design Pattern Maker CCTV installer & Access Controller Theatre Systems Technician Network installer


JOBS DIRECTLY RELATED TO STUDYING TRADES Building & Construction Building Design Plumbing Plumbing Inspector Furniture Designer Furniture restoration Cabinet Maker Automotive Repair Automotive Servicing Automotive Design Diesel Mechanic Electrician Plasterer Panel Beater Spray Painter Foundry worker Pattern Maker Carpenter Boilermaker Fitter & Turner Brick masons and Block masons Hydraulics Consultant Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technician JOBS WHERE A TRADES QUALIFICATION MAY BE USEFUL Engineer Instrument Making Instrument Repairs Shop-fitter Drafting Elevator installers and repairers Construction and building inspectors Sheet metal workers Council Inspector Surveyor Site Manager Interior decorator Labourer