Helpful Links

Apprenticeship Office The Department of Training and Workforce Development’s Apprenticeship Office registers and administers training contracts and regulates the apprenticeship system in Western Australia. You can contact the Apprenticeship Office by Phone: 13 19 54 or Email:

Australian Apprenticeships Pathways A broad range of Australian Apprenticeships information and resources for students, careers advisers, job seekers and employers.

Job Jumpstart Job Jumpstart is an Australian Government website created to offer support for young job seekers and workers and their parents, teachers and advisers.

Australian Training Awards The Australian Training Awards are the peak, national awards for vocational education and training, recognising innovation and excellence in the training sector.

Career Centre The WA Government’s Career Centre website is a comprehensive and invaluable employment, training and education resource hub.

Fair Work Online Fair Work Online is designed to help you understand your rights and responsibilities at work, including questions about workplace entitlements.

Job Guide The Job Guide provides insight into around 1500 occupations and how to land the one you want. It also gives useful information about how to work out what occupations suit you best, based on your interests and abilities. The site features a number of useful tools, such as a job guide, links, a resume builder and information about VET studies.

Jobactive Jobactive is an Australian Government employment service system that aims to help Australians into work and help employers find the right staff for their business.

Labour Market Information Portal The Department of Employment publishes a range of products that can help you explore industries, occupations and skill shortages. They tell you about which industries and occupations have the largest number of jobs, where the new jobs will be over the next five years and where the skill shortages are.

MoneySmart Rookie A site for young Australians who have entered the workforce for the first time and need guidance related to money matters. The site features resources including educational videos, interactive website resources, community education guides and teacher lesson plans, in addition to covering six life skill topics.

My Future Aimed at all Australians wishing to explore their career options, especially students, MyFuture allows users to browse more than 350 career options and discover which apprenticeships best suit your skills and interests.

MySkills My Skills provides potential and current students, job seekers, and employers with information about vocational education and training options and to help them find the training providers that best meet their needs.

National Centre for Vocational Education Research Want to explore cutting edge research on Vocational Education and Training? Then this is the place to visit.

OzHelp Foundation The OzHelp Foundation is a mental health support organisation for the building and construction industry with a focus on early intervention suicide prevention, and the provision of support for workers and apprentices.

Unique Student Identifier (USI) Find out about the Unique Student Identifier (USI) and why you need one to get your certificate of attainment or qualification. It only takes a few minutes to create your USI and it’s easy and free.

WorldSkills Australia WorldSkills Australia is an organisation that conducts skill competitions in over 52 trade and skill areas. Competitions are held in areas including bricklaying, garment production, commercial cookery, heavy vehicle mechanics, electrical installation and IT support.

The National Code of Good Practice The National Code of Good Practice has been developed by the Australian Government to assist both parties entering into a Training Contract gain a clear understanding of each other’s obligations and expectations. 

Mature aged Job Seekers  The Federal Government provides a range of financial incentives to encourage employers to hire eligible participants. Restart is a financial incentive of up to $10,000 (GST inclusive) to encourage businesses to hire and retain mature age employees who are 50 years of age and over.

Further information on the Restart program can be found on the Department of Jobs and Small Business website:

Interpreting Services The Australian Government’s Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS) provides 24-hour translation and interpreting services to non-English speaking people – call 131 450.