Mechanical engineering gives you loads of variety in your work. You will be building and fixing machines, tools, and engines.
If you love making and fixing things, you are well suited. There is a shortage of qualified mechanical engineers, so future job prospects are excellent.
Fitter Turner, General Engineer, Machinist, Maintenance Engineer, Tool Maker.
Fabrication Engineers make, install and repair metal products such as vents, handrails, boilers, aircraft and boat parts, or beams and girders for construction projects. It is a great skill set to learn as it is easy to transfer between different industries, so there is always the opportunity for something new.
Fabrication provides opportunities in a variety of industries, including
Building and Construction, Automotive, Marine, Machinery and Equipment Manufacturing and Repair, and Specialised Craft Equipment Manufacturing and Repair.
Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers install, service and maintain refrigeration and air conditioning systems. There is a real shortage of qualified workers in this area, to the extent that the government are trying to attract people from other countries. Future job prospects are excellent.
Refrigeration/Air Conditioning Engineer.
Mechanical Building Services Engineers install and maintain the components used in heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems. This career path suits people who like a huge variety in their work.
Mechanical Building Services Engineer, Mechanical Building Services System Designer, Commercial Mechanical Building Services Engineer, Industrial Mechanical Building Services Engineer.