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Education Links

Skills and Training Information

Australian Universities

Australian TAFE Colleges

Australian Registered Training Organisations

Career Information Gateway Sites

The term ‘gateway site’ means that the website is one that opens ‘gates’ or offers a range of links to a large amount of related information.


Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (DEEWR)
www.deewr.gov.au

Skills for the Future
www.skillsforthefuture.gov.au
Provides links to Australian Technical Colleges, Australian Apprenticeships, Career Advice Australia, Skills Vouchers Programme and Skills Info.

Career Advice Australia
www.australia.gov.au/careeradviceaustralia
The Careers Advice Australia website helping young people aged 13 to 19 connect to their future.

My Future
www.myfuture.edu.au
A unique and comprehensive online career information service designed to help people make an informed decision on career planning and pathways – suitable for all ages. Also contains a very extensive personality test programme for career choice.

The Source
www.thesource.gov.au
The Source is a gateway to youth information, programmes, services, resources and entertainment for young people between the ages of 12 and 25

JobJuice
www.jobjuice.gov.au
Job Juice is run by the Australian Government Department of Employment and Workplace Relations. It helps young Australians who are looking for work and thinking about their future. It includes links to a Career Quiz and a Resume builder as well as some handy tips. The Tools & Resources section provides links to the Careers, Training and Employment kit.

QSA – Career Information Service
www.cis.qsa.qld.edu.au
The QSA Career Information Service is an individualised, online service offering information to help young people and their parents map a pathway to a Queensland Certificate of Education (QCE) and beyond.

Job Pathways
www.aajobpathways.com.au
An excellent web site containing career and educational flow charts to help young people with their decisions on vocational career pathways, traineeships and apprenticeships

Australian Career Development Studies
www.career.edu.au
Careers education site – Australian Career Development Studies

The Job Guide
www.jobguide.dest.gov.au
This site includes hundreds of occupational profiles and is available in two versions (for those with slower connections). This site is updated regularly so information will be more current than book or CD versions.

Hobson’s Guides
www.thegoodguides.com.au/content/view/full/44
From the makers of the ‘Good Universities Guides’ and the ‘Job Guide’ this link contains information to help all Secondary Students

www.myfuture.edu.au
Contains a very extensive personality test programme for choosing a career

Job Juice Career Quiz
www.jobjuice.gov.au/jobjuice/apps/quiz/views/quiz.aspx
A simple 10 question quiz to steer you in the right general direction


Employability Skills and Job Search Tools

Resumes at Work
www.resumesatwork.com.au/career.html
(Resume tips and help as well as a number of links to other websites listed in occupational type, some interstate)

Job Search
www.jobsearch.gov.au/joboutlook
Find out about job prospects, weekly earnings, type of work and other useful occupational information

www.jobsearch.gov.au/JobExplorer
Explore skills, knowledge, abilities, job environment and other characteristics associated with a job environment


Employment and Vacancies

www.jobguide.dest.gov.au
www.careersonline.com.au
www.seek.com.au
www.mycareer.com.au
www.jobsjobsjobs.com.au
www.jobsinoz.com.au

www.workplace.gov.au
Information on the Australian Government’s Job Network as well as helping you find information on employment, workplace relations, government assistance, jobs, careers, training and wages

www.careerone.com.au
Employment opportunities

www.linkme.com.au
Can increase your chances of being found for your next job. Upload your resume and build your online network and more

www.jobserve.com.au
Employment opportunities

www.go2anr.com.au
Australian National Recruitment service

www.jobjuice.gov.au
Hints to help find employment, prepare a resume, work experience opportunities as well as traineeships and apprenticeships information

www.bluestrike.com.au
Casual / Part Time jobs for students and other people

Group Training Companies are designed to assist employers with taking on apprentices and trainees.

Group Training Australia (GTA)
www.grouptraining.com.au
A National Group Training site which provides links to local group training organisations. It also has information specifically for employers, career seekers and links to finding an apprenticeship or traineeship as well as podcasts for download.


General Training and Employment Information

Labour Market Trends
www.skillsinitiative.gov.au or www.getatrade.gov.au
Careers for the future, trends in Australian, labour market information, trade careers, regional skills projects, etc

www.workplace.gov.au/lmip
This labour market information portal contains data from DEWR, Centrelink and the ABS. It has two sections: Employment Service Area Data and Labour Force Region Data

Skills Information
www.skillsinfo.gov.au
Industries and industry profile information included in this site

My Future
www.myfuture.edu.au
The Facts section gives information about future employment trends.

Occupational Health & Safety
www.whs.qld.gov.au/safetysense/
An innovative on-line workplace health and safety program for secondary students in Years 10, 11 and 12. Once students have studied all the sections they are able to take a test and if successful, receive a Certificate

www.workcover.cadre.com.au/index_1st.html
A great interactive learning tool on Occupational Health and Safety in the work place, perfect for use in schools – NSW resource

QCE (Queensland Certificate of Education) and School Leavers
www.education.qld.gov.au/etrf/senior-lingo.html
The new Senior Phase Lingo – good information for both students and parents

www.qsa.qld.edu.au/learning_priorities/qce/index.html
Information on the Queensland Certificate of Education

www.education.qld.gov.au/etrf/faq-leg.html
Frequently asked questions regarding the Senior Phase of Learning

www.cis.qsa.qld.edu.au
The QSA Career Information Service is an individualised, online service offering information to help young people and their parents map a pathway to a Queensland Certificate of Education (QCE) and beyond.

www.year12whatnext.gov.au
A guide to options and choices for after school life

www.goingtouni.gov.au
Information from fees to loans through to courses and resources for those going onto tertiary studies

www.gapyear.com
News, views, advice and information for students wanting to take a year off from studies after leaving school

www.education.gov.au
The Government Education portal is the gateway to more than 3000 websites providing reliable information about education and training in Australia

www.studylink.com
For students wanting an international education or study overseas

Training Information
National Training Information Service (NTIS)
www.ntis.gov.au
Database on vocational education and training in Australia. NTIS is the official national register of information on Training Packages, Qualifications, Courses, Units of Competency and Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) and has been developed for experienced training sector users.

Job Pathways
www.aajobpathways.com.au
An excellent web site containing career and educational flow charts to help young people with their decisions on vocational career pathways, traineeships and apprenticeships

www.training.com.au
A single point of access to the vast range of vocational education and training information, products and services in Australia.

Skills Information
www.skillsinfo.gov.au
Education and training, industries and industry profile information included in this site.

Australian Qualifications Framework
www.aqf.edu.au
Offers advice on all levels of training and education and where each will take you


VET (Vocational Education and Training) & SATs (School Based Apprenticeships and Traineeships) Information

Training at School
www.trainandemploy.qld.gov.au/client/training_at_school/index.html
Department of Education, Training and the Arts site provides information regarding VET in Schools as well as SATs

VET Network
www.vetnetwork.org.au
VET network Australia, network of teachers, trainers, program coordinators, administrative and support personnel committed to vocational education and training in schools

Apprenticeships – Queensland Skills Plan
www.apprenticeshipsinfo.qld.gov.au/
An information site specific to Queensland developed as part of the Queensland Government’s Queensland Skills Plan to provide improved support to participants in apprenticeships and traineeships. Includes links to other state specific sites, particularly with regards to SATs.

Australian Apprenticeships
www.australianapprenticeships.gov.au
The Australian Apprenticeships Website containing apprenticeship and traineeship Information

www.australianapprenticeships.gov.au/student/default.asp
Links straight to the ASBA (Australian School Based Apprenticeships) – known as SATs in Queensland - section of the Australian Apprenticeships Website

Wage Rates and Awards
www.wageline.qld.gov.au
Search for information on awards and wages. Information provided by the Queensland Department of Employment and Industrial Relations

www.jobsearch.gov.au/joboutlook/
Search for information about job prospects, weekly earnings, type of work and other useful occupational information


Additional Career Services

Skilling Solutions Queensland
www.skillingsolutions.qld.gov.au/
Skilling Solutions Queensland is a new training and career information service. It is a face-to-face service which is free of charge and doesn’t conflict with any other services you may be using. See the website for more information.

Agriculture
www.ruralskills.com.au
Rural Skills Australia (RSA) Web site offering information on information in all areas of Agriculture

www.ruralskills.com.au/ontrack/
Rural Skills Australia (RSA) site – Real Skills, Rural Future providing information on the variety of career pathways

www.agrifoodskills.net.au
Agrifood Industry Skills Council site containing industry based and careers based information on all ‘Agrifood’ Sectors, including but not limited to Meat Processing, Seafood, Racing and Food, Beverages and Pharmaceuticals


Transport and Logistics

www.tlisc.com.au/
Transport and Logistics Industry Skills Council site, containing information on careers within the industry

www.the-linc.com.au/
This site contains information on all transport and logistics careers as well as training pathways and other useful details on this sector

www.myfreightcareer.com.au
MFC is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) and a Group Training Company (GTC) established specifically for the Import /Export, International Trade Logistics, Freight Forwarding (Air and Sea), Road/Rail Transport, Shipping and Aviation industries to help employ junior or entry level staff


Horticultural Business Websites

www.austchilli.com.au
www.spexports.com.au
www.premierfruits.com.au
www.oneharvest.com.au
www.edenfarms.com.au
www.perfection.com.au
www.abbotsleigh.com.au/
www.simpsonfarms.com/
www.croptech.com.au/
www.lindsayaustralia.com.au/transport.html
www.bfvg.com.au
www.dpi.qld.gov.au
www.macadamias.org/
www.growcom.com.au
www.melonsaustralia.org.au/
www.mangoes.net.au/
www.abgc.org.au
www.avocado.org.au
www.australianlychee.com.au/