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Explore career paths in construction and property services

An industry that can be challenging, but seeing projects come to fruition is the ultimate satisfaction.

Introduction to careers in construction and property services

Construction and property development could find you overseeing large projects from start to finish, employed in commercial, industrial or residential property development.

A career in construction and property can provide you with skills that are transferrable to many other industries and professions, giving you lots of opportunities to move sideways as new projects become available or opportunities interest you.

Construction and property industry overview
Construction and property industry overview
An industry that can be challenging, but seeing projects come to fruition is the ultimate satisfaction.
A graduate’s guide to the construction process
A graduate’s guide to the construction process
Is that company you want to work for the client, contractor, subcontractor or a consultant?
Graduate salary and perks in the construction industry
Graduate salary and perks in the construction industry
You’ll soon be able to start building up your bank balance once you score a full-time gig in construction.
Construction and property industry overview
Construction and property industry overview
An industry that can be challenging, but seeing projects come to fruition is the ultimate satisfaction.
A graduate’s guide to the construction process
A graduate’s guide to the construction process
Is that company you want to work for the client, contractor, subcontractor or a consultant?
Graduate salary and perks in the construction industry
Graduate salary and perks in the construction industry
You’ll soon be able to start building up your bank balance once you score a full-time gig in construction.

Career stories

Get a sneak peek of what it's like to work at leading employers!

Construction and property services career stories


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Marcus Summers

Marcus Summers studied Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) (Hons) at the University of Sydney in 2018 and is now working as a Graduate Civil/Planning Engineer at Downer.
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Marcus Summers

Marcus Summers studied Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) (Hons) at the University of Sydney in 2018 and is now working as a Graduate Civil/Planning Engineer at Downer.
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Vish Nagendra

Vish Nagendra studied Bachelor of Civil Engineering and Bachelor of Architecture at Monash University and is now a Structural Engineer at GHD.
  • Day in the life

Vish Nagendra

Vish Nagendra studied Bachelor of Civil Engineering and Bachelor of Architecture at Monash University and is now a Structural Engineer at GHD.
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Advait Vyas

Advait Vyas studied Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) and a Graduate Project Manager at TSA Management.
  • Day in the life

Advait Vyas

Advait Vyas studied Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) and a Graduate Project Manager at TSA Management.
  • Day in the life

Marcus Summers

Marcus Summers studied Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) (Hons) at the University of Sydney in 2018 and is now working as a Graduate Civil/Planning Engineer at Downer.
  • Day in the life

Marcus Summers

Marcus Summers studied Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) (Hons) at the University of Sydney in 2018 and is now working as a Graduate Civil/Planning Engineer at Downer.
  • Day in the life

Vish Nagendra

Vish Nagendra studied Bachelor of Civil Engineering and Bachelor of Architecture at Monash University and is now a Structural Engineer at GHD.
  • Day in the life

Vish Nagendra

Vish Nagendra studied Bachelor of Civil Engineering and Bachelor of Architecture at Monash University and is now a Structural Engineer at GHD.
  • Day in the life

Advait Vyas

Advait Vyas studied Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) and a Graduate Project Manager at TSA Management.
  • Day in the life

Advait Vyas

Advait Vyas studied Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) and a Graduate Project Manager at TSA Management.

Free short course trials

Before you decide on next steps, jump in and test the waters with these free short courses

Ever wondered what it's like to study construction and property services? Now's your chance to find out! Jump in and learn key concepts from leading course providers.


Learn the principles of project management and apply them in your own work and life.
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Career pathways

This is where the rubber hits the road! Check out if you're inspired by these career pathways in construction and property services?

Some of them are even recruiting students straight out of secondary school. If you like what you see, why not get in touch to learn more!? These employers would love to hear from you!

Related degrees

So you've decided you might like to pursue construction and property services further? Check out these related courses!

While further study is no longer always a prerequisite for a career in construction and property services, some courses can help launch your career to new levels!


Certificate

Develop the foundational skills necessary to gain access to an apprenticeship in civil construction with this pre-apprenticeship course. You'll also develop an understanding of workplace safety and the safe disposal of infrastructure materials.

Diploma

Looking to progress your career in the civil construction industry? The course is designed for school leavers or those with a trade qualification who are looking to upskill and move into supervisory roles.

Graduate Certificate

You will learn the fundamentals of building surveying, and practical skills that you can apply directly to your day-to-day work such as: