Department of Education

School Pathways Program

Amazing Careers in Defence Industries
Amazing Careers in Defence Industries
A diverse and interesting range of careers and opportunities are available in this sector.

School Pathways Program



Engineers use a range of maths, science, critical thinking and management skills to find practical solutions that benefit people and society.

Engineering Pathways include trade, paraprofessional and professional levels.

The Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations publication “Job Guide” provides information on many careers including:

Engineers Australia - Engineers Australia ? What is Engineering?
This is the largest and most diverse professional body for engineers in Australia. Refer to this for an overview of the various engineering disciplines including:

  • Aerospace
  • Coastal and Ocean
  • Electrical
  • Electronics & Telecommunications (includes Mechatronics)
  • Industrial
  • Marine
  • Materials
  • Mechanical and Manufacturing

Engineers Make it So

This site has been developed by Engineers Australia. It will

  • challenge some ideas about engineering as a profession;
  • explain what a career in engineering can offer;
  • show the different pathways into an engineering career; and,
  • assist students to decide whether a career in engineering is right for them.
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