Why Trades

At Little Tradies we think trades people are great and we believe play an important role in our economy and our society

Practical activities help children to experience how things work, move and fit together – enabling them to be hands on with the equipment, learn safety techniques, sharing with their peers, builds self-confidence and the ability to face new challenges.

  • ‘tradies have the good life…’
  • According to a study conducted by Indeed (Global job seeking website) in partnership with The NSW Department of Employment says almost 60% of businesses failed to attract suitable applicants for carpenters, plumbers and mechanics.
  • According to this article there’s a national shortage across most trades.
  • Indeed’s Managing Director Australia-New Zealand, Chris McDonald says, “Any young person thinking seriously about their career choices needs to know that tradespeople are in hot demand and will be well into the future. Employers can’t get enough of them and the self-employment prospects are fantastic with niche opportunities across virtually all trades.”