Career development

All Australian Building and Construction Commission (ABCC) employees have access to a range of personal and professional development opportunities. These learning and development activities are designed to improve current performance and prepare staff for future career goals.  Staff can participate in organisation-wide training, training specific to their area of work, or individual training tailored to personal needs.

THE ABCC also provides: 

  • Supported study opportunities involving discretionary assistance to employees:
    • including financial assistance and time off for examinations/assessments, to undertake courses of study which will enhance their ability to contribute to the achievement of the ABCC’s goals.
  • Strong focus on continuous development:
    • At the ABCC, all staff complete a Learning and Development Plan with their manager that identifies essential and desirable developmental needs. 
    • Ways to address these needs are then explored, including: formal qualifications, the Public Sector Management Program and Certificate IV in Government (Investigations).
  • Secondment opportunities
    • To assist staff to develop skills and competencies secondment opportunities may be offered.
  • Broadband classification structure
    • Based on the principles of merit, fairness and transparency. For further information about broadbanding, see the Frequently Asked Questions  page.

Need more information?

For further information, advice or assistance please contact the ABCC at 1800 003 338 or enquiry [at]