Explore more than 400 job descriptions and find the right career for you.
Do you have a career in mind, but don’t know the education you'll need? Our career ladders provide the level of training required for a range of jobs and occupations to help you get into your dream career.
The 400 job descriptions that was published previously in the Job Guide and now within The Good Careers are connected with every accredited course in Australia, allowing you to visualise what you need to study in order to get into the career of your choice. Start exploring careers by selecting a field of work.
Included are jobs associated with fishing and hunting, forestry and logging, horticulture, mining and primary production.
Included are jobs in architecture, building design, surveying, urban and regional planning and construction.
Included are jobs in the visual and graphic arts, crafts and performing arts — such as music, theatre, radio, film and television — as well as general entertainment and sporting jobs.
Included are jobs involved in the making of products using chemical processes, such as plastics, rubber, petroleum, tobacco, pharmaceuticals, toiletries and explosives. Also covered are clay, stone and glass-working jobs.
Included are jobs involved in the design, programming, support, delivery and maintenance of computerised and other information systems.
Included are teaching and teacher support jobs in areas such as early childhood, primary, secondary, vocational, higher and special education, as well as other training jobs.
Included are jobs involved in the processing of food and drink products, which are made from a variety of foodstuffs such as meat, field crops, dairy products, fruits and vegetables.
Included are jobs involved in the making, processing and repair of timber, furniture and wood products.
Included are jobs providing healthcare diagnosis and treatment, such as general medicine, pharmacy, optometry, radiography, speech therapy and dental health. Also covered are community and welfare services such as family and children's services, social work and counselling, as well as personal services such as hairdressing and funeral services.
Included are jobs associated with administration of the legal system, public and private protective services and the armed services.
Included are jobs involved in the preparation and publication of printed materials, jobs involved in the study of society and the relationships between people, and jobs concerned with the preservation of items of significance to society.
Included are jobs involved in metal fitting and machining, metal casting and finishing, forging and sheetmetal work, as well as other metal tradespersons; jobs in the electrical and electronics fields, such as fitting, appliance servicing, refrigeration and airconditioning, electrical mechanics and working with communications equipment; and jobs in the automotive industry.
Included are jobs involved in the production of printed materials — such as binding and finishing, composition, graphic reproduction and printing — and in the production of paper.
Included are jobs associated with the production, design and repair of clothes, curtains, carpets, footwear and leather and canvas goods.
Included are jobs associated with transport by road, rail, water or air, as well as the storage and handling of goods.