The National Careers Institute (NCI)

The National Careers Institute (NCI) was established to ensure people have access to authoritative and accurate careers information and support irrespective of their age or career stage. Visit the Your Career website to be connected to further education, training or work options to support your current career needs or goals.

  • help people find clear careers information and advice
  • create a single trusted source of careers information
  • curate and publish transparent employment and education data
  • strengthen careers information and research through collaboration.

Department of Employment and Workplace relations

The Department ‘s website is a great source of up-to-date information on Australian Government funded programs and news relating to the vocational and skills industry. There’s plenty of information about apprenticeship opportunities, links to related resources and programs.

Australian Training Awards

The Australian Training Awards are the peak national awards for the vocational education and training (VET) sector, and provide a great benchmark for organisations and individuals to work towards. There are a number of categories and awards available, including Apprentice of the Year, and the site includes all the information you need to know, including selection criteria, how to apply, as well as containing interesting information and stories from past award winners and finalists, their career highlights and advice.

Australian Apprenticeships

The Australian Apprenticeships  website it a useful resource for current and potential apprentices as well as their employers. It provides a range of useful information for anyone considering and /or taking on an apprentice or apprenticeship, information on awards and incentives, guidelines, contacts and much more.


SkillsOne website is your resource for entertaining and educational videos about all kinds of professions in any skill area.

Australian Apprenticeships Pathways

This is your one-stop-shop for everything ‘Apprenticeships’! Here you’ll find information on what an apprenticeship consists of, tips for finding apprenticeships, information on wages, tips for attending interviews, career resources, workplace guide by state, apprenticeships search engine and more.


Australia’s national online career information and exploration service that assists career planning, career pathways and work transitions. The service provides support for individuals, and for those who support or influence career choices. The myfuture service contains over 620 occupation profiles with direct links torelated courses, videos, case studies, current earnings and more.

The Group Training Directory

NAEN has produced a tool for employers who are looking for an apprentice, as well as career seekers looking for employment. Search for a Group Training Organisation (GTO) by state and industry or browse all. It’s optimised for iPad and tablet use, and responsive design allows use on a computer or smart phone. It identifies GTOs who offer School Based Apprenticeships.


Jobted is an initiative of the Construction & Property Services Industry Skills Council (CPSISC). It has its origins during the Government’s Career Advice Australia (CAA) program when CPSISC was contracted to provide industry career information to a national network of Regional Industry Career Advisers.

AgriFood Skills

AgriFood Skills website provides you with extensive information on careers and pathways in the agriculture industry as well as advice on how to get started.

Adult Learner Week

Adult Learners’ Week is celebrated annually with hundreds of events and activities designed to promote the benefits of learning and to highlight the many options available in the home,  at work, and in the community. Check out the website for ideas and resources.

Queensland Skills Gateway

VET New South Wales

The NSW Department of education is responsible for overseeing government-funded vocational education and training (VET) in New South Wales. It also offers a one-stop shop for vocational education advice, information and services in NSW.

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