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).

EEG Technician
Electrician or Construction Electrician
Engineering Patternmaker
Fence and Concrete Wall Erector
Fibre Optics Technician
Fibreglass Worker or Laminator
Fitter and Turner
Footwear Manufacturing Technician
Frame Maker
Furniture Finisher
Glass Blower
Glass Instrument Maker
Glazier
Gravure Machine Operator or Lithographic Machine-minder
Gunsmith
Handyman
Instrument Maker
Instrument Mechanician
Joiner and Wood Machinist
Leather Chemist
Leather Worker
Lift Mechanic
Load Master and Winch Operator
Locksmith
Machine Worker
Measurement and Control Technician
Millwright or Electromechanician
Miner and Mining Assistant
Mining Industry Careers
Motor Mechanic

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