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Carpenter living in Australia looking for a change

  • 26-10-2023 12:01pm
    Registered Users Posts: 3

    Hi all, I wasn’t sure where to post this so took a guess at in here, so here’s my situation, any feedback and advice would be greatly appreciated

    I’m a 32 year old fully qualified carpenter/joiner (Irish qualification if that matters) living in Perth on a sponsored visa. I love being a carpenter but I’m growing sick of it as a day to day job as everything is a rush and most days I feel ran off my feet and behind from the minute I start so would like to move away from the tools, being a carpenter is the only job I’ve ever had and I don’t really have experience in anything else so a change in career to something non construction related isn’t really an option I’m guessing without a big drop in pay which I can’t really afford so I’m hoping to go to college at night and assume being a qualified carpenter with some kind of construction related degree should be a good move, I’m wondering what type of options are open to me college wise to maybe move up the ladder into a construction management type of job or if anyone could advise something else that could be related, I’m a bit useless with this kind of stuff so any advice will be great, thanks