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Industry opportunities in science and technology

The field of science and technology is perfect for those who are curious and eager to learn.

What to expect from a career in this industry

Such skills and experience give you the opportunity to work at the forefront of discovery and innovation. 

With the importance of scientific and technological development to our everyday lives, there are many exciting career outcomes in this industry. The sector currently employs over one million Australians, and this number is expected to grow 10.2 percent by 2023. Potential roles vary from veterinary nurse and agricultural technician through to database and systems administrator, computer network professional and telecommunications network engineer, to name a few. 

Some of the benefits of being skilled in this industry include:

  • Working with the latest technologies
  • Problem solving and innovation for the future
  • Advancing scientific discoveries that have a positive impact on the world.

There are many pathways to becoming skilled in this important field. For example, you could complete an apprenticeship or traineeship as a laboratory worker or assistant, alongside your studies. 

For example, to become a telecommunications network engineer, you could undertake an apprenticeship or traineeship with a Graduate Diploma of Telecommunications Network Engineering. 

Science and technology industry apprenticeships and traineeships

Get practical experience and a nationally-recognised certification to launch your career in the science and technology industry with Mas. Mas helps job seekers who are looking to reskill or upskill to find the jobs and careers they want.

Whether you’re an employer or job seeker, Mas provides guidance, support and transparency throughout the learning, job seeking and placement phases of your training.