Science and environment
The science and environment industry includes agriculture, forestry, horticulture, conservation and animal care. Science and environment involves protecting the environment and ensuring plenty of food for the future, through conservation work, Indigenous land management, environmental sustainability and pest management in parks, nature reserves, farms, plant nurseries or laboratories. Examples of occupations in this industry include laboratory technician, park ranger, marine biologist, air pollution analyst, botanist, chemist, ecologist, environmental conservation officer, environmental engineer, environmental health officer, hydrologist, researcher and biotechnologist.
For some occupations in this industry, you can start a vocational qualification in Years 11 or 12. Other occupations will require tertiary study after you finish high school.
The links below will help you explore this industry and the career opportunities.