If you’re considering a career change, you’re not alone and now it is easier than ever!
There are many reasons why you might decide on a change of career path; you might be bored of your current role, feel stuck in a rut or maybe your finally taking the plunge and pursuing the role you’ve always dreamed of!
In May 2017, 185,400 people aged between 15 and 64 years were employed as apprentices of trainees – regardless of your age, current qualifications or previous work history it’s more accessible than ever to switch careers.
Every year, thousands of Australians switch careers and to do this many of them need to re-train or study a completely different industry to what they are experienced in and there are plenty of courses available.
Some considerations when considering a midlife career change:
What do I want to do?
Do I need to study?
What will it cost me if so?
How long will it take?
Will I get a job easily after it?
The good news is you don’t have to go (or go back) to University to change your career path. There are many courses offered through TAFE and RTO’s, which will result in you receiving the education, and qualifications you need.
A good place to start would be to check the current industry job trends and skill shortages list. Skills shortages mean no shortage of job opportunities and often many courses related to these industries have government subsidies to encourage people to enrol which can help significantly reduce the costs of your studies, in particular at the moment in 2018 these courses are largely in the trades and services industry where there is a shortage of Australian workers.
Star Training and Assessing are a Registered Training Organisation that offer a range of courses in the trades and services industry which could give you the qualifications you need to get your foot in the door and on the path to your new career.
Contact us today to discuss what courses they have that can put you on the path to your new career!