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Other Services is a diverse industry which includes firms providing personal care, funeral and religious services, machinery and automotive repair and maintenance services. Employment increased strongly over the past five years.
Around 46% of workers are Technicians and Trades Workers. Accordingly, the Vocational, Education and Training sector is the key provider of skills (53% of workers hold a certificate III or higher vocational qualification). Entry is often through an apprenticeship or traineeship and there were 26,000 apprentices and trainees in this industry in 2017.
This industry is projected to have modest employment growth over the five years to May 2022 (up by 2.5%).
Sources: ABS, Labour Force (trend and annual averages of original data); ABS, Census of Population and Housing; Department of Jobs and Small Business, Industry Employment Projections; NCVER, Apprentices and Trainees
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