Changing careers when you’re older is a big life decision and can be daunting, but you’re not alone. Every year thousands of Australians 40+ embark on a new career.
Kicking off a new career at 40
Registered Training Organisations (RTO’s) are a great place to start when wishing to up-skill and learn a new thing or two. Having relevant certificates and qualifications can go a long way with getting your foot in the door and on track to a new career path. Courses and certificates can vary in length from 1 day, to 1 week, to 1 year. Star Training offers a variety of courses in the building and construction industry that could get your foot in the door of many different industries.
Work with what you’ve got
Call your contacts
Be prepared to work hard
Maybe you don’t enjoy what you’re doing any more, maybe it’s too physically demanding, or maybe you just think to hell with it, I fancy a change!
Regardless of your reasons for exploring new career options, there are a variety of avenues out there, regardless of your age, so don’t wait any longer to pursue that career you’ve been thinking of for a while!