If you're looking for a short route to an in-demand career, the skilled trades are an excellent area to explore.
We're not talking about roles like electrician and plumber, which take 4-5 years of training and apprenticeship to get certified.
We're talking about trades that take less than a year to go from being a complete beginner to being fully qualified for hands-on roles employers need to fill.
In this post, we're focusing on three of today's quickest, most in-demand trades: network cabling specialist, gas technician, and appliance service technician.
All three of these careers have solid job outlooks, but don't require lengthy training or even an apprenticeship.
Read on to compare roles, salaries, and employment options for each trade - and see which one could be right for you.