The world is changing, and the future of work changes with it. Over the coming years, employment will be impacted by many factors that affect jobs and careers.
But change represents opportunity. While some industries may shrink over time, other industries are expected to grow and adapt.
Some of Western Australia’s most in-demand industries
Due to the widespread reliance on digital networks and computer systems, people working in this industry can find work in almost any sector.
View our Information Technology (IT) courses
Early Childhood Education and care
WA has a high demand for early childhood education professionals. If you have an interest in working with kids, we can offer you a qualification to enter this industry.
View our Early Childhood Education and care courses
There are many different careers within the healthcare industry. Nursing is a very in-demand career which lets you to provide care and support.
View our healthcare courses
Aged and disability care
Depending on a person's needs, an aged care or disability worker may be assisting clients with their daily activities, mobility, and providing companionship and emotional support.
View our Aged and disability care courses
All engineering disciplines are highly sought after and generally well paid. The success of WA's mining industry means that Perth has the highest density of engineers in the world.
View our engineering courses
Most businesses and people need to use bookkeeping and financial reporting skills at some point. Accounting qualifications give you a wide range of career options.
View our accounting courses
What makes an in-demand career?
The Skills Priority List
Every two years, the Australian Government releases the Skills priority list, which provides a rating of the current and future demand for occupations. View the current Skills Priority List(opens in a new tab).
The WA graduate occupation list
The WA Graduate occupation list (WAGOL) is a list of Western Australia’s in-demand professions for graduates. Should you meet requirements, additional migration pathways may also become available. View the WAGOL(opens in a new tab).