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PAID WORK IN SKILLED TRADES

Work abroad on a gap year or working holiday

Skilled Labour Jobs Abroad: Skilled Trades on a Gap Year or Working Holiday

Are you looking for a skilled labour job abroad? Are you a qualified carpenter, electrician or plumber? Or do you have experience as a construction worker, general labourer or engineer? If so, there are amazing paid work opportunities on offer around the world. Skilled labourers can land incredible, hands-on work experience and earn great money abroad!

Australia and New Zealand are the top two destinations for travellers searching for a skilled labour job. Skilled trades are in high demand in these countries. If you have carpentry, plumbing or electrician qualifications, have experience in engineering or construction, or have other skills such as plastering, your skills will be highly sought after! Travel on a Working Holiday Visa, available to 18-30 year olds. Sign up for a jobs package and get searching for a skilled job in the sun!

Skilled labour jobs in Australia

Australia is the most popular place for travellers looking for paid work abroad. Our Oz Gap Year Jobs package in Australia includes one week of fun and adventures in Sydney or Melbourne. You also have access to a jobs database which advertises hundreds of job opportunities across Australia, including many skilled labour jobs.

Carpentry jobs in Australia

If you are a qualified carpenter, check out our Carpentry Jobs in Australia programme. This programme is designed to find skilled carpenters paid work in Oz. Head on over to sunny Sydney for a carpentry job trial. Work as a carpenter in Australia for up to six months with this specialist carpentry jobs package.

Ranch jobs in Australia

Our Ranch Jobs in Australia programme is great for skilled labourers. Australian ranches are always on the lookout for those with experience in the manual/skilled trades. Get a guaranteed job on an Aussie ranch in the outback and put your skills to good use abroad!

Skilled labour jobs in New Zealand

New Zealand is another exciting destination for those looking for skilled labour jobs. Earn money and explore incredible New Zealand with our excellent NZ Gap Year Jobs package!
Find you perfect skilled labour job abroad and use your skills to earn money around the world!

PAID JOBS IN AUSTRALIA

There are loads of awesome jobs on offer across Australia. We’ll help you find a job and get you set for up to a year of paid work. Get advice and assistance organising interviews & arranging accommodation, training course, plus lifetime access to employer database and advice.! Some typical areas of employment include:

– Accounts / Banking / Legal
– Au-Pair / Nanny / Childcare
– Bar / Hospitality / Chef
– Credit / Collections Jobs
– Farm / Harvest / Ranch
– Hairdressing / Beauty Jobs
– IT / Web / Design / Media
– Mechanical / Engineering
– Mining Industry Jobs
– Nursing / Health Care Jobs
– Office / Admin Jobs
– Retail / Customer Service
– Sales / Marketing / Fundraising
– Teaching / Coaching Jobs
– Telemarketing / Call Centre
– Trades / Labour Jobs
– Travel / Tourism Jobs

*Under the terms of the working holiday visa, you can work for the same employer for a maximum of six months. You can continue to work for the same employer for a further six months if you switch to another branch of the company.

WHAT TO EXPECT ON OUR PAID WORK PROGRAM?

A perfect way to get your Working Holiday off to a great start! If you're between 18-30 years old, expect to earn £10 - £16 an hour and get paid weekly. Start with 8 days of fun in Sydney or Melbourne plus the inclusions below:

AMAZING INTRO WEEK

See the amazing sites of Sydney or Melbourne, explore stunning beaches, trek the mountain and splash around in waterfalls. Learn how to surf, discover the Aussie culture then kick back at a BBQ Aussie style. Get up close and personal with the local wildlife and take a selfie with a kangaroo, fun night out in town…welcome to Australia!

FRIENDSHIPS FOR LIFE

Life was meant for good friends and great adventures and with our small groups (up to 20 people) that’s just what you’ll get. You’ll meet some fun, young and amazing people from all over the world, as well our awesome group leader who will be there with you from the moment you step off the plane. This is perfect way to make friends and share the experience – after all, who wants to explore Australia alone?

EMPLOYMENT HELP

After a brilliant week of fun in the sun! Then it's time to get job hunting with the help of our expert jobs team: We’ll help you find a job and get you set for up to a year of paid work. Get advice and assistance organising interviews & arranging accommodation, training course, plus lifetime access to employer database and advice.

WE COVER THE ESSENTIALS

Australia Bank Account
Australian SIM Card
Tax File Number
Medicare Guidance
Free Mail Holding
Support the whole time you're in Australia
Luggage Storage

ALL INCLUDED, GREAT VALUE

All Accommodation
All Activities
An Instant Group of Friends
All Transfers
Airport Pickup Arrangement
Support before, during & after the trip
Some Meals & Drinks, BBQ and Party

AWESOME GROUP LEADERS

Our tour leaders are what make us special. They'll be your best mate, dance partner, share all their local knowledge and work their bums off to show you the trip of a lifetime!

AREAS OF EMPLOYMENT

Some typical areas of employment include: Accounts, Banking, Au-Pair, Nanny, Childcare, Hospitality, Chef, Beauty, IT, Media, Office, Admin Jobs, Retail, Customer Service, Sales, Marketing, Teaching, Coaching Jobs. Please click here for more.

GREAT WAGES

Wages are typically between £10 (AU $18) and £16 (AU $30) an hour, so get out there and start earning! Especially you only pay 15% for taxes as a working holiday maker.

CHECK YOUR ELIGIBILITY

If you are planning to work in Australia whilst you’re here you’ll need to apply for a Working Holiday Visa. You can choose to book your Oz Gap Year programme with the visa included. Please click here to check your eligibility.

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