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For people who are currently looking for work, there are a great range of government-supported programs to help you to find work or training!
Australian Apprenticeship Support Services
Find local providers of Australian Apprenticeship Support Services to get help finding apprenticeships and traineeships
Find out more https://www.australianapprenticeships.gov.au/about-aasn
Disability Employment Services
Disability Employment Services (DES) is a service that helps eligible participants with disability to find and maintain employment.
Find out more here: https://www.jobaccess.gov.au/people-with-disability/available-support/
Encouraging entrepreneurship and self-employment
Entrepreneurship Facilitators provide practical assistance to support and encourage individuals to start a business to create their own job.
Find out morehttps://www.employment.gov.au/news/launch-encouraging-entrepreneurship-and-self-employment-initiative
From grape harvesting in the Hunter Valley to mango picking in Darwin… you could be among the thousands of people who find work each year helping to bring in Australia’s fruit and vegetable harvests.
Queenslanders whose employment has been impacted by COVID-19 and are now looking for work can register their details, location, and skills to be matched with suitable job opportunities by professional recruitment agencies.
Transition to Work
Get intensive, pre-employment support to boost your work-readiness and help to find work, apprenticeships and traineeships, or education.
Find out more:https://www.employment.gov.au/transition-work
Youth Jobs PaTH
Gain the skills that employers are looking for by doing an internship and find opportunities to show an employer how you can fit into their business. Get an extra $200 per fortnight on top of your income support payment.
Find the program that is right for you and check if you are eligible.
Head to: www.qld.gov.au/jobs/
Are you wondering what is next with your career?
There is a great range of government programs and training opportunities available to help you to plan your next move and gain new skills.
Career Transition Assistance (CTA)
Career Transition Assistance (CTA) is for people aged 45 years and older to increase their job readiness by identifying their transferable skills and better targeting their job search to local industries and available jobs.
Certificate 3 Guarantee
The Certificate 3 Guarantee supports eligible individuals to complete their first post-school certificate III qualification. It also supports school students to access training and Queensland's Year 12 graduates to transition to employment by providing free training in high priority qualifications.
Higher Level Skills
The Higher-Level Skills program aims to assist individuals to gain the higher-level skills required to secure employment or career advancement in a priority industry or to transition to university to further their studies.
Skilling Queenslanders for Work
Skilling Queenslanders for Work is about providing supported training opportunities to disadvantaged individuals via community-based projects - run locally by funded organisations.
Skills Checkpoint for Older Workers (SCOW)
The Skills Checkpoint program is designed to help eligible individuals, aged between 45 and 70 years, to access support and guidance in their career.
JobTrainer is available to eligible Queenslanders in a wide range of industries identified as having a genuine skills need and employment growth including health, aged and disability care, manufacturing, logistics, primary industries and tourism.
To find other programs and access specialist training and career support head to: