The construction industry employs more than a million people Australia-wide in hundreds of different trades-based and professional roles. For anyone entering a course or trade, it is vital to understand what is required to be an effective worker in this industry. This video provides an overview of the construction industry – the three main areas of construction: domestic, commercial and civic – the role of different levels of government and the industry’s contribution to the Australian economy. It also examines a range of pathways into the industry for school leavers and mature-age entrants and the importance of identifying personal learning needs and undertaking further training for career advancement. It features interviews with the CEO of the Master Builders Association of Victoria, Radley de Silva, and the Association’s Career Manager Jarrod Flanigan, and Site Manager for Hacer Group, Matthew Maud. This is an ideal video for learners undertaking a construction-related apprenticeship, pre-apprenticeship or any other pathway into the industry.