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How to Become a Project Manager in Australia

The education and moves for Australians to start a project management career.

5 steps to become a project manager

Australian Industry Pathways to Project Management

Industry Entry-level jobs University majors
Construction & Infrastructure Junior/assistant project manager, site engineer, estimator, construction engineer, quality control engineer, contract administrator Construction management, civil engineering, construction science, construction engineering
Information Technology & Telecommunications Junior developer, systems analyst, IT support specialist, network engineer, business analyst, database administrator Computer science, information technology, information systems
Healthcare Healthcare administrator, clinical research assistant, registered nurse/allied health professional, medical office manager, health information technician Health administration, nursing, health information management, medical technology, biology
Engineering Junior engineer, project engineer, process engineer, quality assurance engineer, design engineer, R&D engineer Engineering (civil, mechanical, electrical, chemical, industrial)
Energy & Resources Energy analyst, field engineer, renewable energy technician, sustainability coordinator, operations analyst, resource planner Engineering (energy, environmental, mechanical), renewable energy, sustainability studies
Government & Public Sector Policy analyst, administrative officer, public affairs coordinator, urban planner, community development officer, government program manager Public administration, political science, urban planning, public policy, business administration