Frequently asked questions

This website can connect you with a range of career information including how you can:

The website connects you with information to find a job, where to search for a job, and tips for resumes and interviews.

To find employers hiring now in your area, visit the Jobs Hub.

To seek income support during COVID-19 visit Services Australia.

Identify your transferable skills to get job ideas through the Job Outlook Skills Match tool.

This website can connect you with a range of career information including how you can:

The website connects you with information to find a job, where to search for a job, and tips for resumes and interviews.

Support for businesses during COVID-19 can be found at business.gov.au. This website has information on financial assistance, eligibility and timing for COVID-19 government support for Australian businesses.

This website can connect you with information how you and your staff can:

The website connects you with:

  • Business.gov.au which includes information about grants, services and support from across government to help your business succeed. Business.gov.au also has information on financial assistance, eligibility and timing for COVID-19 government support for Australian businesses.
  • Department of Education, Skills and Employment's Employer page which has information on helping you hire staff, and information on your rights and responsibilities as an employer.

If you are hiring, particularly scaling up your workforce, email workforce@dese.gov.au to connect with support you need to get your workforce on board.

Jobactive providers can help you find work in your area. There is also dedicated support for:

The Institute was announced as part of the 2019-20 Federal Budget measure, ‘Delivering Skills for Today and Tomorrow’ which lays the foundation for the Government’s commitment to strengthening and modernising the skills and careers sectors.

The NCI was established on 1 July 2019 to ensure Australians have access to high quality career information and support regardless of their age and stage. Informed by the Strengthening Skills: Expert Review of Australia’s Vocational Education and Training System, the NCI will provide a single authoritative government source of careers information, with a particular focus on marketing and promoting vocational careers.

The National Careers Institute was established to ensure Australians have access to high quality career information and support regardless of their age and stage.

The NCI will simplify and strengthen Australia’s career development system, to address a fragmented and difficult to use career information and services landscape. The NCI will support Australia’s education, training and employment systems by serving as the authoritative and trusted source for careers information.

Scott Cam was named Australia’s first National Careers Ambassador in October 2019 to help Australians at all ages and stages make informed decisions about learning, training and work pathways. He knows first-hand how an Australian Apprenticeship can lead to a rewarding career path.

“For everyone to advance their lives, quality career advice is vital. The National Careers Institute will help Australians of all ages realise their potential, and access the information they need for a rewarding career” Scott Cam, National Careers Ambassador

This program consists of over 450 VET graduates, registered training organisations, VET practitioners and businesses who are dedicated to encouraging greater participation and best practice in VET.

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