Trade Jobs in Perth for Backpackers

Backpacker Trade Jobs in Perth

Australia is a popular location for backpackers as a 2 year working holiday visa is available to most nationalities together with a great climate, diverse culture and flights from around the world connecting to Australia.

How to get a Backpacker Job 

Backpackers arriving in Australia are unlikely to have contacts to find a job immediately. A labor hiring company can connect backpackers with companies in Perth and following a registration/induction with the team the labor hiring company can assign the backpackers for a job meeting their skill set.

What you need to have to get a Job in Perth

White Card

To get a job in the construction industry a person should have the white card which shows that the general construction induction with necessary training and assessments have been completed.

PPE (Personal Protective Equipment)

To work safely the relevant Personal Protective Equipment is needed.

Right Attitude

You will need to have the right attitude to find work in the field of construction and also impress on site. 

Trade Qualification

If you armed with trade qualifications from another country then you may be able to continue working in that trade in Australia while on a Temporary Visa. Therefore please bring a copy of the trade certificate as it is required to show that an overseas apprenticeship was completed. 


Some skilled roles and all trade jobs require you to have the right tools for the job.

Types of Jobs

The types of trade jobs available for backpackers are electricians, plumbers, carpenters, pipe fitters and hospitality and host of other jobs.     

Backpacker Job Boards

There are backpacker job boards and backpackers can browse through them and apply for jobs in keeping with their qualifications. Most bars, restaurants and hotels as well as taverns offer jobs to backpackers who are qualified in hospitality.

Walk in Interviews

In some instances backpackers can even walk in for the interview and secure the job if they are qualified and also have the right attitude.

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