There are 33 Sectors within the World of Work and within these we have profiled approximately 950+ occupations or jobs.
In each occupation you can view:
- a description of the occupation
- the typical tasks you would have to do
- the personal qualities you would need
- the skills required
- typical salary
- if there is a shortage of people doing this job ("job in demand") and
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- Links to external sources of relevant information to view further information
- Contact information of professional bodies/organisations associated with the job
NB: Most occupations have a Video of someone describing the work they do.
Live Job Search Sites
On the right hand side of each occupation there is a Job Search box. Use the links (there are four live jobsite links) in this box to search for current vacancies for jobs related to the occupation you are exploring on five leading job sites. You can also use these search tools within any of the 33 sector pages.
|To access our full Occupational Database click here.
Occupations are also categorised by Job Zones. Note: These are also known as Education Zones and describe the level of education generally required for each job: Click here.
You can filter all our occupations by any of the JobZones so it will only pull out for you the jobs based on the amount of education and training required:
||Little or no preparation needed
||Some preparation needed
||Medium prepartion needed
||Considerable preparation needed
||Extensive prepartion needed