Below listed are the major careers one could pursue in the field of Transportation followed by required qualifications, career path to adopt, expected salaries, local and global demand and list of Institutions that are offering relevant courses.
This career field includes the professionals who are directly associated with the transportation of goods and people by all modes of transportation. These are the professionals who plan, operate, guide and secure the transportation mediums such as flights, ships, trains, etc. They physically move and travel along from the source to destination ensuring safety of the onboard people or cargo. Transportation field is increasing with increased connectivity however still the sea transportation is dominating the field.
It takes specific qualification or certification as per the area of your interest within the transportation field. For instance, if you are inclined to be a pilot there are institutions offering training and flying hours to get pilot license. On the other hand, the procedure changes for Sea transportation where one should go through several courses and levels before becoming captain of a ship. There are several other job options within these modes of transportation. Most of them required 10+2 or a degree in any stream unless you are opting for technical field.
This career involves extensive travelling and odd hours working hence you should be prepared to stay away from home for a while, on job. One should be well organized to cope up with the pressure and inclined towards continuous learning. This career field requires to handle uncertainties and tough situations hence the strong minded could only survive and excel in this career field.
Most of the courses need 10+2 certification or degree in any stream. However, some specific technical positions need engineering degree as basic qualification. There are several certifications, licenses and working period clauses involved to grow in this career field.
Detail oriented, Critical thinking, problem-solving, Decision making skills, Patience and Cool minded.
This is one of the well-paid careers depending on the area of your operation; basically, associated with the level of importance and risk associated with the job. The package directly depends on whether you are flying or sailing or rolling.