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JOBS BY INDUSTRY GROUPS

Job InformationAs you’ve already discovered in this section, one way of looking at jobs is by looking at their Industry Group.

This page shows just another way of classifying industry by groups:

Primary Industry
concerned with the basic growing, catching or extraction of products
Secondary Industry
concerned with the refining, processing or manufacturing of goods
Service Industry
concerned with the selling of goods and/or the provision of services

You have three tasks to complete with the below list of different types of industry:

  1. Decide which industry each activity would belong to – Primary, Secondary or Service Industry

  2. Name one LOCAL organisation which carries out that activity

  3. Name two different jobs which might be found in each category

Try NOT to use the same local business or job title more than once 🙂

Activity

Administration

Agriculture

Armed Forces

Art & Design

Building

Catering

Communication

Community Services

Cultural

Education

Electricity

Engineering

Entertainment

Finance

Health

Insurance

Law

Management

Manufacturing

Marketing

Medical

Mining

Processing

Protection

Publication

Recreation

Retail

Science

Social

Transport

Wholesale

Industry Group

Local Business

Jobs

Remember your tasks were to…
1. Decide whether each activity would be a Primary, Secondary or Service Industry
2. Name one LOCAL organisation which carries out that activity
3. Name two different jobs which might be found in each category

What activities are NOT carried out in your local area?
Why aren’t they available locally?

Which of these activities would YOU like to work at? Or not? 🙂
Why?


Other Groups To Explore

There are even more different ways to think about grouping occupations.


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