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Thursday, 12 September 2019 - 12:12pm

South Metropolitan TAFE is helping mature-aged job seekers become more competitive in their local labour market thanks to the Career Transition Assistance (CTA) program.

The CTA program is an Australian Government initiative that helps Australian's 45 years and over build their skills and confidence to increase their employability.  

Older Australians who are looking for work or a new career  in the south metropolitan area can access this program at no cost.

Wednesday, 4 September 2019 - 12:57pm

Report finds TAFE is better for job prospects and income than university degrees in engineering.

Sunday, 1 September 2019 - 3:19pm

Want to study but need to work to pay bills, or have a passion for a trade? Or fancy yourself as a ‘doer’ and enjoy building practical skills leading to strong job opportunities?


An apprenticeship or traineeship may be the best option for you. But how do you begin? 


Sunday, 1 September 2019 - 12:02pm

Securing an apprentice or trainee employer can be a daunting task. Professionals can help!

So you’ve talked to your family and friends and heard their stories about how they found work. You may find their advice doesn’t work for you, so where to next? 

There’s plenty of help available from people who are in the know, and the best news is that many services are absolutely free. We’ve shared a few of the best for you here.


Method 2: Enlist the help of professionals


OPTION 1: Job search services and career advisors


Sunday, 1 September 2019 - 11:56am

Employers love a proven employee but becoming an employee can be hard if you’ve never worked before. Especially if you need a resume to show off to a potential employer. You need to show what you have already done and provide evidence that an employer can use to be confident about taking you on. Here’s some tips on how to change that!


Method 3: Work your way to the top


OPTION 1: Work experience or volunteering


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