Department of Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business

I need skills to get job ready

If you are looking to get skills to help you get job ready or you want advice on preparing resumes and getting ready for job interviews, the department has some services for you. 

Looking for a job and need help to improve your English, reading, writing or mathematics skills?

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Is this for me?

  • I’m of working age (15 years and above)
  • I’m an Australian citizen or permanent resident, or I have working rights in Australia
  • I’m registered as a job seeker with Centrelink or an Employment Service Provider
  • I’m not a full time student

The Skills for Education and Employment (SEE) program provides language, literacy and numeracy training of up to 650 hours to eligible job seekers, to help them to participate more effectively in training or in the labour force.

The program caters for job seeker groups with literacy and/or numeracy training needs including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, youth, people with disabilities, mature aged people, and job seekers from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Skills for Education and Training (SEE) Program

Reading Writing hotline

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Is this for me?

  • I am over 18
  • I want to find out about English language, literacy and numeracy courses near me
  • I want to find adult language, literacy and numeracy teaching and learning resources
  • I want to find out if I can get help paying for a course

The Reading Writing Hotline provides a national phone service for adults seeking English language, literacy and numeracy referral information, advice and support. 

Reading Writing Hotline

Prepare for work

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Is this for me?

  • I’m under 25
  • I’m looking for help to plan my career
  • I want information and tips to help with my job search

If you’re under 25 and looking for help to plan your career, or you’re looking for tips on how to find a job, Job Jumpstart can help you take control of your job searching.

The website offers articles, tips and resources on a vast range of topics.

The website can help you:

  • learn different ways to contact employers about jobs
  • find the jobs and industries that might suit you
  • understand how to develop your skills and build your experience
  • make your job application stand out
  • adjust to the workforce and understand your workplace rights and responsibilities.

Job Jumpstart

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Last modified on Tuesday 7 January 2020 [10562|122973]