Per the AI Group Economics Research, 2015, Construction is Australia’s third largest industry, behind only mining and finance, and produces 8% of the country’s GDP, in terms of value addition.
Building and construction is one of the most important industries in a nation that is expanding. With new people coming in and present population increasing, there is always need and scope for more space and infrastructure – and this not only includes buildings, but also other infrastructure like roads, railways, towers, etc.
In fact, Construction & Building is defined by Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ) as the industry involved in:
Students taking up Building & Construction courses may work for construction, maintenance and repair of:
Before applying for student visa in Australia, you must have:
Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) score 42 (no communicative skill score less than 36) or IELTS score 5.5 overall (no score below 5.0 in each of the component) *
As one of the largest industries in Australia, Building & Construction offers number of opportunities to graduates. Furthermore, graduates from this industry are in high demand on a regular basis.
As a Building & Construction graduate, students have the option to apply for a Temporary Graduate visa. Students with these visas have the option to continue studying, working as well as staying in Australia on a temporary basis. Once they have completed their course, based on their specializations, they are allowed to stay for two (2) years. This would give them a chance to obtain related local work experiences which may help them get Permanent Residency in Australia.
Because of the increasing requests for graduates from the Building and Construction program, these jobs are constantly posted in the Consolidated Sponsored Occupations List (CSOL) and Skilled Occupations List (SOL). A few examples of the job postings are Project Builder, Bricklayer, Construction Project Manager, Surveyor, and Welder (First Class).
Perform tests and provide technical support to Construction Managers, Architects and Engineering Professionals in research, design, construction, operation and maintenance of equipment, distribution systems and installations, and resource estimation and site inspection.
This Minor Group includes following Unit Groups, the details of which can be found here.
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