Building & construction
Building and construction covers a wide range of jobs in areas such as residential building, non-residential building, construction engineering, architecture and the building trades.
Residential building includes construction of houses, flats, units and townhouses. Non-residential building includes schools, hospitals, shops, offices and factories.
Construction engineering involves all of the work that goes into building and maintaining our roads and streets, railways, dams and sewerage systems.
Architectural services include things like architecture, planning and building design. And the building and construction trades cover everything from brickies and plumbers to sparkies and chippies.
Find out about some of the jobs that people do in the building and construction industries.
Associations, peak bodies & government organisations
Visit these organisations to find out more about each industry including information about jobs, career paths and training opportunities.
Australian Institute of Building
Australian Institute of Building Surveyors
Australian Institute of Landscape Architects
Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors
Civil Contractors Federation
Concrete Institute of Australia
Master Builders Association of Victoria
Master Plumbers' and Mechanical Services Association
Motor Trades Association of Australia
The Royal Australian Institute of Architects