Occupations By Field : Trades

Careers in this field are practical by nature and involve the use of tools, machinery and equipment. People in these careers are more interested in getting on with the job, not spending time with the theoretical explanations behind the work. For this reason most of these careers have some aspect of manual labour and include tasks such as, building, fixing, constructing or producing. The choice of trade will depend on one's interests, the industry, materials used or level of complexity. For example, some people have a preference for one industry over another: aircraft, motor-manufacturing, building or printing. Alternatively, a person may like the materials used in that trade: wood (carpenter), metal (boilermaker), brick or stone (stonemason).

Aircraft Careers
Aircraft Electrician
Aircraft Electroplater
Aircraft Instrument Mechanic
Aircraft Maintenance Mechanic
Aircraft Mechanic
Aircraft Painter
Aircraft Trimmer
Aircraft Welder
Architectural Metalworker
Armament Fitter
Armature Winder
Assembly Line Worker
Automotive Body Repairer or Panel beater
Automotive Electrician
Automotive Machinist
Automotive Sheet Metal Worker
Automotive Trimmer
Aviation Turner and Machinist
Avionics Mechanic
Bicycle Mechanic
Billet Provider
Blacksmith or Farrier
Bricklayer and Plasterer
Building Contractor
Bunkering and Barge Operators

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