Choosing the right career path is not always easy and can involve some tough decision-making. Take time to check out the options. The following support services are available to help you answer some of the questions and make appropriate and realistic career choices.
Use the following hyperlinks for information on the following:-
Career Counselling will help you:
- Identify and match your goals, interests and abilities.
- Find out about the training or study you need to do for your career choice.
- Look at the range of jobs available in your area of interest.
- Plan a strategy to get work in your chosen field.
Centrelink: provides career counselling for jobseekers on Newstart or Youth Allowance. Centrelink assists young people aged 16-20 who are not eligible for income support, but who have registered as a jobseeker with Centrelink. For more information or to make an appointment please phone 13 10 21, or visit Centrelink
Career Advisory Services in Schools, TAFE and Universities: Most have career advisory and information centres or career counsellors that provide information and advice on careers and occupations, offer employment services and display recruitment notices.
The economy is growing, businesses are expanding and there is a huge demand for people with the right skills. For young people that means more jobs, more choices and more opportunities. Career Advice Australia helps you to make the most of it. They are an Australian Government Initiative for young people aged between 13 and 19 years. Whether you know what you want to do or don't know where the start, Career Advice Australia can help you to get to know your options and figure out what's right for you.
Career Advice Australia helps you through:
- Local Community Partnerships which help schools and local community organisations to help you gain skills, experience, professional guidance and access to industry-based career information through career development support
- Regional Industry Career Advisers who ensure that you have access to information about career opportunities where you live
- National Industry Career Specialists who represent the 10 major Industry sectors and help you see the big picture
- Youth pathways which give personalised support to help young people who are having trouble staying in school or moving on to further education, training or employment
- Partnership Outreach Education Model (POEM) which gives young people who have left school another chance at learning through flexible education and training options.
(Mon - Fri, 9am - 5pm)
The centre can provide info about job requirements, apprenticeships, and traineeships. The centre has a research library full of videos, audiotapes and university and TAFE handbooks for your use. Staff is also available to assist you to find information about the types of jobs you are interested in. The service is free and there is no need to make a booking.
55 Currie Street (enter via Topham Mall), ADELAIDE SA 5000
Phone: (08) 8401 3279
Job Network & employment services 13 28 50
Youth Allowance 13 24 90
A comprehensive, interactive website offering an online career exploration and information service. Users are able to create an individual profile by matching their interests, values, skills, aspirations and abilities to possible occupations. Due to this website's detailed and comprehensive information, it is best to explore the site with a career advisor or counsellor.
Job Guide is a booklet and website which provides an in depth look at a range of occupations and their education and training pathways. It also gives useful information about how to work out what occupations suit you best, based on your interests and abilities.
Remember, it is important to choose a career pathway that YOU are interested in.
Do a career quiz to find out what types of work you like most at:
Information on a diverse range of careers and occupations can be found at:
For people with a disability:
For Indigenous Australians:
If you're an Indigenous Australian and aged between 15-19 years olds and want to know what your options are for the future, an Indigenous Youth Employment Consultant (IYEC) can help you. IYECs are specialised staff who will give you advice about school, help you get some training or get a job, Call the Indigenous employment line on 1802 102 or visit Indigenous Employment Program .
The Workforce Innovation Program has information on jobs for which there aren't enough trained Australians and has other general career options. Visit Workforce Innovation Program.
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