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An occupation is a specific category of work that has many similar jobs within it. To work in a particular occupation, you need certain training, skills and knowledge.

Occupational information will help you learn more about specific occupations, including

  • what you might like about working in this area
  • what day-to-day work might be like
  • the type of work that suits you
  • the training or education you'll need
  • future job trends, opportunities and demands
  • where to search for a specific job in related industries
  • salaries and wages you'll likely earn
  • what companies or industries are hiring
  • what it's like to work for specific companies or industries.


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