There are plenty of options available to upskill if you're looking for a new job. We've put together our top training and learning opportunities to help you to re-skill, up-skill or prepare for your next career step.
The Jobs Hub is an Australian Government initiative that helps job seekers and employers to connect in a rapidly changing job market. Visit the Jobs Hub website to find job opportunities and tools to help you find jobs that match your skills and preferences.
Job Jumpstart has a wealth of resources and activities to help you work out what jobs might suit your needs. Find practical tips, resources and articles on the Job Jumpstart website.
Jobs Victoria Career Counsellors
Jobs Victoria Career Counsellors can help if you're looking for work, in need of more work, or thinking of a career change. They will help you understand your options and give you the tools and confidence to pursue them.
Make an appointment or find out more by calling 1800 976 909 or visiting the Jobs Victoria Career Counsellors Service website.
Jobs Victoria online hub
The Jobs Victoria online hub is a free service that matches employers with skilled, local candidates.
If you're looking for work, sign up to the Jobs Victoria online hub to find roles posted by employers in your local area.
Skills Road connects job seekers to employers. You can explore careers and industries you might be interested in, find apprenticeships, traineeships and educational opportunities, and read up on job hunting and application writing techniques.
MEGT Career Hub
The MEGT Career Hub is a free public jobs board for employers and jobseekers, with a focus on apprenticeships and traineeships. They offer career consulting, resources and programs to improve your skills.
Training and courses
There are a range of local organisations that offer opportunities to re-skill or up-skill through accredited, non-accredited and pre-accredited training. Some of these organisations include:
- Alamein Neighbourhood and Learning Centre and Kew Neighbourhood Learning Centre offers a range of training courses, including hospitality, business, English, building and construction and community services.
- TAFEs such as Holmesglen, Box Hill Insitute and Swinburne offer careers counselling, along with skills assessment and advice, and free TAFE to eligible students.
- Universities, including Swinburne, RMIT, Monash, Melbourne and Deakin offer a range of courses to suit your career path.
- The Job Trainer Fund offers young and unemployed Victorians impacted by COVID-19 the skills they need for employment growth.
- training.vic.gov.au is the national register for Vocational Education and Training (VET) and offer training packages and accredited courses.
- Our youth programs were developed in partnership with Ripple's Career Lab to help young people in our community build practical skills for employment.
Resources and support
- Employment Service Providers work with people who have registered for income support with Centrelink. They can help you write your resume, look for work, prepare for interviews and upskill through various programs.
- Career Transition Assistance provide a service for job seekers 45 years and older. They can provide support and advice in exploring new career opportunities and applying for jobs.
- Jobs Victoria Advocates can help you find work and training, and provide referrals to other relevant services or organisations.
- If you're a young person, the Inner Eastern Local Learning and Employment Network can help you achieve your learning and employment objectives.
- Jobs Victoria Mentors works with young people and gives them tailored support for finding a job.