When it comes to building things and making things work, you've got the magic touch. You’ll love a career that’s active, outdoors, and hands-on. Read on to discover what kinds of jobs and opportunities suit you.Discover Courses For Me
Figuring out how things work and what needs to be done come easily to you.
You like to think things through in a rational, step-by-step manner.
Sitting still isn’t for you — you prefer to be moving about.
Congratulations! You are the Artisan. Practical, straightforward, and active, you bring a hands-on approach to everything that you do. In your spare time, we’ll probably find you working on DIY projects around the house and garden, getting outdoors mountain biking or running, or tinkering with your car.
Because of your independent nature and interest in how things work, you’re drawn toward jobs that involve hands-on problem-solving. If you’re looking for some career inspiration, some good places to start are in the construction, agriculture, mining, manufacturing, utilities and logistics sectors.
You have to fall in love with your work… you must dedicate your life to mastering your skill. That’s the secret of success.”
— Chef Jiro (from Jiro Dreams of Sushi)
Five high-potential jobs for you
Many Artisans find fulfilment working in trades, but a career in this cluster can take you to all kinds of places!
These careers could be your perfect fit:
Build new structures and upgrade old ones. Working on construction sites, you’ll unload materials, work with concrete and plaster, dig holes, install fixtures and more.AVERAGE SALARY
Work with wood as a skilled craftsperson, designing, cutting, and building structures, fixtures and furniture. Build and repair everything from bridges to kitchen cabinets.AVERAGE SALARY
Bring outside spaces to life by designing, building, maintaining and regenerating landscapes. Take care of the creative, business, and practical aspects of the job.AVERAGE SALARY
Plan, install and maintain electrical wiring systems in homes, factories, and businesses. Make sure lights, appliances and industrial equipment work safely.AVERAGE SALARY
5. Crop farmer
Work outdoors growing crops for food, fabric and flowers. Solve problems, look after the land, learn about plant and animal science and stay physically fit.AVERAGE SALARY
There are several core transferable skills you’ll build upon throughout your career. To build a great career in the Artisan cluster, you’ll want to focus on:
While technical skills depend largely on the industry or occupation you’re in, most of the technical skills in demand are manual skills, like:
An ideal skill to get you an entry-level job in a warehouse, forklift operation is in-demand across all kinds of employers. You never know when you’ll need to drive one on the job.
If you’re planning to enter a trade, tools will be your bread and butter. Focus on mastering each one until they’re second nature.
Clearly, this is a useful skill to have as a carpenter, but it will come in handy in many different trades, like building more generally, or if you need to use wood structures for landscaping.
Subjects you may enjoy
Dreaming of all the different careers out there? These subjects can lead to jobs that will use your natural talents and abilities, while keeping you challenged and engaged.
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