Career Resources

Career resources

Steel is the world’s most important engineering and construction material. It is used in every aspect of our lives; in cars and construction products, refrigerators and washing machines, cargo ships and surgical scalpels. 

As Australia grapples with a critical skills shortage, many are now encouraging young people to embrace a career in the trades and professions, where a wealth of opportunities awaits.

Access our resources below to discover more about careers in the steel industry.

Explore our Careers in Steel resource library

Discover your students’ career options. Your guidance and knowledge are key in helping students find a career they’ll love.

What is the steel industry?

The steel industry is the industrial sector that produces and trades in steel.  

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Experience the steel industry

Ever wanted to visit a steel mill? Or fabrication workshop? Would you like an industry expert to speak at your school? 

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Job roles and specialisations

In order to let students know more about working in the steel industry, it helps to have resources at hand. 

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Hear from young apprentices

Undertaking an apprenticeship or entry-level position in the steel industry can be an invaluable start. 

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Study and career pathways

What are the study options for the steel industry?  


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Current job vacancies

Find out what jobs are available right now. See what is available in your local area. 

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Meet our young achievers

Find out how these young people got started in steel, what they do day to day and what they love most about their career.

Why opt for a career in steel?

The steel industry has a profound impact on our daily lives. From the cars we drive, and the houses we live in, to the roads and bridges we travel across every day, the steel industry shapes our world. With a career in steel, students can play a part in this vital industry. Access our resources below to engage your students with the steel industry.

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