List of trades for trade recognition purposes

The following table lists most trades which are recognised in NSW. It includes some repealed trades which are available for recognition under certain circumstances.

If the trade you are interested in is not in this list, email Training Services NSW or

Phone 1300 772 104 or Intl +612 8267 7770.

Automotive

Automotive (Parts Interpreter Specialist)
Automotive (Brake Mechanic)
Automotive (Electrical Technology)
Automotive (Engine Reconditioning)
Automotive (Heavy Vehicle - Mechanical) (Agricultural)
Automotive (Heavy Vehicle - Mechanical) (Industrial)
Automotive (Heavy Vehicle - Mechanical) (Road Transport)
Automotive (Light Vehicle - Mechanical)
Automotive Manufacturing (Bus/Truck/Trailer)
Automotive (Marine Mechanical)
Automotive Mechanical (Forklift Maintenance)
Automotive (Motor Cycle - Mechanical)
Automotive (Panel Beating)
Automotive (Transport Trimming)
Automotive (Vehicle Body Building)
Automotive (Vehicle Painting)
Automotive (Vehicle Glazing)

Building and Construction

Bricklaying
Carpentry
Carpentry and Joinery
Civil Construction
Civil Construction - Design
Civil Construction - Management
Civil Construction - Operations
Civil Construction - Supervision
Construction Carpentry
Fire Protection
Joinery
Joinery (Stairs)
Roof Plumbing
Painting & Decorating
Plastering (Solid)
Plumbing
Roof Tiling
Shopfitting
Signcraft
Stonemasonry
Wall & Ceiling Lining
Wall & Floor Tiling

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Communications

Graphic Pre-Press
Print Finishing
Printing Machining
Screen Printing
Telecommunications Networks

Food

Baking (Baking)
Baking (Breadmaking)
Baking (Pastrycooking)
Baking (Plant Baking)
Hospitality (Asian Cookery)
Hospitality (Commercial Cookery)
Hospitality (Patisserie)
Meat Processing (Meat Retailing)

Forestry

Saw Doctoring

Furnishing, Light Manufacturing, Textile Clothing and Footwear

Cabinet Making (Furniture)
Cabinet Making (Kitchens & Bathrooms)
Furnishing - Floor Technology
Furniture Polishing
Glass Cutting and Glazing
Textile Clothing and Footwear (TCF) Mechanic
Upholstery
Wood Machining

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Manufacturing Engineering

Aircraft Maintenance Engineering (Avionics)
Aircraft Maintenance Engineering (Mechanical)
Aircraft Maintenance Engineering (Structures)
Aircraft Surface Finishing
Aircraft Surface Finishing (Higher)
Boat Building
Engineering (Electrical/Electronic)
Engineering (Fabrication)
Engineering (Mechanical)
Farriery
Higher Level Engineering
Jewellery
Locksmithing
Shipwright

Primary

Bowling Greenkeeping
Golf Greenkeeping
Greenkeeping
Landscaping
Nursery - Retail
Nursery - Wholesale
Parks and Gardening

Process Manufacturing

Polymer Technology Blow Moulding Technician
Polymer Technology Composites Technician
Polymer Technology Injection Moulding Technician
Polymer Technology Extrusion Technician

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Racing

Jockey

Retail, Wholesale and Personal Services

Beauty Therapy
Hairdressing

Transport and Distribution

Transport & Distribution (Marine Engineering - Engineer Watchkeeper)
Transport & Distribution (Maritime Operations - Deckwatchkeeper)

Utilities and ElectroTechnology

Electrical (Appliance Servicing)
Electrical (Electrical Machine Repair)
Electrical (Electrician)
Electrical (Instruments)
Electrical (Rail Signalling)
Electrical (Switchgear and Control Gear)
Electricity Supply Industry Cable Jointing
Electricity Supply Industry Distribution
Electricity Supply Industry Network Infrastructure
Electricity Supply Industry Power Systems
Electricity Supply Industry Rail Traction
Electricity Supply Industry Substation
Electricity Supply Industry Transmission
Electronic (Communications)
Electronic (Computer Systems)
Electronic (Data Communications)
Electronic (Scanning & Detection)
Electrotechnology (Industrial Electronics and Control)
Electrotechnology (Instrumentation & Control)
Lift Systems (Electrical)
Refrigeration/Air Conditioning (Mechanic)

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Page last updated: 4 May 2017