Electricity, gas and water supply
The electricity, gas and water services industry - also known as utilities- provides households and businesses with essential power, water and lighting. .The people working in the utilities sector maintain our power stations, look after our electricity grids, distribute our gas, monitor our water and collect our waste. It requires very specific skills and knowledge.
The technology and resources that make these services are changing at a rapid rate. There are many skilled trades and professional level occupation opportunities available.
Waste Management officer
Water treatment plant operator
Gas Mains Layer
Would it suit me?
The industry could suit you if you:
Are very technically minded and like working with machinery and equipment
Are very organised and time efficient
Like learning new technology and are adaptable
Like solving problems
Are good at maths or science
How do I get into the industry?
Some of the most popular courses in this industry include:
Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician
Certificate III in Civil Construction Plant Operations
Diploma of Electrical Engineering
Certificate III in Gas Supply Industry Operations
Certificate III in Water Industry Treatment
Speak to your school to find out more.