|Electrics and Electronics
The future is here! Almost everything powered uses electricity and electronics in some form, from miniature microphones to high-speed trains. This is a rapidly developing, high-tech sector spanning occupations in the electrical, sustainable energy, electronic, communications and information technology fields.
New fields, such as data communication, home automation, intelligent systems for facilities management, and more sophisticated fire and security systems, are constantly emerging.
Qualifications in Electrics or Electronics could see you involved in a wide variety of vital products and systems. You have the opportunity to manufacture and maintain lifts, escalators, refrigeration and air conditioning, computer systems, fire protection and security alarms, navigation equipment, entertainment equipment, wireless technology, solar energy equipment, robotics systems or computer controlled production systems.
There are jobs available in Electrical Engineering, Design, Electronics Engineering, Electrical Fitting, Mechatronics and Instrumentation. The skills you gain in Electrics or Electronics could also see you moving into ICT (Information Communication and Computer Technology), Aerospace or Photonics.