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How you build the skills to succeed in a tough job market

How you build the skills to succeed in a tough job market

With unemployment for younger Australians sitting at around 12.5% before the COVID-19 pandemic, and expected to skyrocket afterwards, finding a secure job as a school leaver today can be tricky. Many university graduates are finding it hard to find jobs in their field of study as there are more graduates than jobs in many industries.

How you can get started on the right career path

How you can get started on the right career path

Unlike your parents, or any generation who went before you, you are likely to have many jobs and even potentially different career paths over your working life. As technology changes the way almost every job is done, you'll need to keep learning throughout your career.

How to find the right apprenticeship

How to find the right apprenticeship

Deciding what you want to do when you leave school is a big decision. There are many options out there and it can be hard to decide which one is best for you. You may be considering an apprenticeship because you can find a career that interests you from over 500 occupations, learn on the job, and earn while you learn.

How to talk to your children about their career options

How to talk to your children about their career options

It may be hard to believe that your child is nearing or has reached the end of their schooling and will soon enter the next phase of their lives. A key part of this transition is finding the right career path that will set them up for success.

Haven't decided what you want to do when you leave school? Here's why you should consider an apprenticeship

Haven't decided what you want to do when you leave school? Here's why you should consider an apprenticeship

If you are a school leaver who hasn’t decided what you want to do just yet, it's not too late to consider an apprenticeship! You can build a career that matches your skills and interests, and, unlike many other study options, with an apprenticeship, you earn while you learn.

We’ve pulled together a range of resources that can help you on your apprenticeship journey.

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Apprenticeship Ready

Career Advice Service

Career Counselling

Foundational Skills - Work Experience

Language, Literacy and Numeracy

Literacy & Numeracy Assessment for Certificate III

Pre-vocational

Register with Employment Service Providers, Labour Hire

School-Based Apprenticeships