Improving your skills for the future

The State Government is committed to supporting South Australians to train and prepare for the jobs they need in emerging industries that will support our State, our workforce and our families for decades to come.

WorkReady is the South Australian Government’s skills and training strategy, designed to directly connect training courses with the jobs in these strategic industry sectors aligned to our economic priorities.

Skills development in our workforce is fundamental to the future of South Australia, and there are a range of initiatives to help jobseekers get the information they need about training and jobs.

Choosing your career

Choosing the career path you would like to follow is an important first step in finding a job. Career development services and information can help you make a decision about the best pathway to a rewarding career.

Call our Skills and Employment Infoline today – we can talk with you about what you’d like to do, and help you find the information you need on careers, jobs and training.

Phone 1800 506 266 (Toll free) from 9:00am – 5:00pm, Monday to Friday. If calling from overseas, dial +61 8 8463 5548 .

Career Services are ready

If you’re looking for work, thinking about getting back into work or would like to work more hours, Career Services offer a team of experienced and qualified people who can help you make a decision about the best career path for you.

Your career adviser can show you practical steps to start, advance or change your career to work in one of our State’s many emerging industries. They will provide one-on-one support to help you connect with the learning, training and work opportunities available to you.

To find out more, call the Skills and Employment Infoline on 1800 506 266 , or visit Career Services online.

Search for jobs and industries

WorkReady allows you to find the information you need about employment prospects, qualifications linked to specific occupations, training pathways to reach these jobs and a lot more.

To search for a career, see what training you might need and be ready for the job you want, look through WorkReady resources.

Eligibility for Subsidised training

The Australian Government subsidises a number of jobs training courses, some of which you may be eligible for, depending on the career you wish to follow. To see the options available to you, try this simple eligibility tool – it’s easy to complete, and takes around a minute to finish.

Advance your expertise

Becoming skilled in a trade or job starts with learning from the people who have the knowledge and experience already. An apprenticeship or traineeship is your way to grow your qualifications, and to be paid as you learn. Starting out can be as simple as finding the trade or job you want, then talking to the people who can make your apprenticeship or traineeship happen.

Discover the many benefits of becoming an apprentice or trainee, or view the range of vocational education and training options offered by WorkReady.

What’s next?

Beginning an apprenticeship or traineeship is a key step in building qualifications for your future. If you’ve decided on your career path and are interested in becoming an apprentice or trainee, you can start here.