Thinking about a future career in our constantly changing world can be a confronting and ultimately challenging process. Although, it’s important to choose a career path that’s just right for you, understanding the future trajectory and prospects of that industry is a reality everyone must face.


Thankfully, you need not take a leap of faith when it comes to considering a future career. By paying attention to the predicted growth rates of industries across the board, it’s possible to make informed decisions that can save you a lot of trouble down the track.


MCIE takes into consideration the future of the employment industry for you, which means the courses offered through our various programs not only provide an opportunity for you to work in a career of your choice, but also give you the peace of mind that the future and growth of your chosen industry is supported by research.


According to sources such as Business Insider and reports from BRW and Deloitte, the following industries are set for significant growth 2016 and the years to come:


Aged Care

Thanks to cultural shifts and an ageing populace, Aged Care has been considered as one of the most demanding industries in the future. As one of Australia’s fastest growing industries, Aged Care offers exciting career opportunities and secure, flexible employment – with the opportunity to work in residential aged care facilities, delivering services directly to people’s homes, and in respite and palliative care facilities. MCIE offers a range of courses to assist you in getting ahead in this important industry.


Community Care and Personal Services

In addition to assisting the elderly on a broad scale, services that specifically cater to the individual  in a person-centred support role are also predicted to grow in the future. MCIE offer the Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing, Home and Community), which may interest those and who are interested in pursuing a person-centred support role to help people who may require support due to ageing, disability or some other reason. More information about the MCIE Certificate III in Individual Support can be found here.



One thing you can always count on is that people need and enjoy food! The hospitality industry is an exciting, dynamic, and growing industry. A career in hospitality is perfect for individuals who thrive in a fast-paced environment, who love creative thinking on their feet, and who want a flexible career path that can take them to any corner of the world. At MCIE, we offer a range of hospitality training courses and commercial cookery courses in Melbourne. Our courses provide you with the vital skills you need to succeed in a commercial kitchen or hospitality environment. More information about our hospitality course can be found here. 


Other key areas set for growth in 2016 and beyond include:

  • Tourism
  • Information Technology
  • Preventative health and wellness
  • Digital Marketing Officer
  • Digital Creative Officer
  • Digital Risk Officer
  • Analytics Practice Leader
  • People Analytics Officer


Whichever path you decide to take, MCIE wishes you the best of luck on your journey.


Happy hunting!

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