Useful Links

  • AA Apprenticeships Pathways 
You can find out where Australian apprenticeships are available and follow links to job pathways and job descriptions. There’s also a great Career Resources section with a career quiz for you to do.
  • Ace Day Jobs This site has information and videos on a variety of jobs to tell you what sucks and what’s great about them, starting salaries and much more.
  • Apprenticeships InfoIf you are thinking about doing an apprenticeship or traineeship either school based or full time, this is the site for you. It’s got everything you need to know about apprenticeships and traineeships in Queensland.
  • Australian ApprenticeshipsThis site covers information about apprenticeships throughout Australia.
  • Bullseye posters
 Click on your favourite school subject out of the list of colour bullseye posters. You can see heaps of jobs related to that subject with information about the education and training levels required.
  • Career One
 This is a good site to find job listings including what’s popular, career advice including job interview tips and guidance on how to write a resume. There are also complete lists of courses in Australia.
  • Enya If you are a young person who would like to know how to start a business this organization, The Enterprise Network for Young Australians, if for you.
  • Good Uni GuideWhen you are trying to choose what course to do or which university to attend, this is a good site to use. It is a comprehensive database of courses, careers and education institutions with ratings and rankings to assist with comparisons. For instance, you can find out how graduates rate their experience of any course in any university you are interested in.
  • Group TrainingUse this site to find out about Group Training Australia (GTA), Australia’s largest network of employers of trainees and apprentices. The Pathways to Success tab has podcasts, information and activities for students, teachers and parents.
  • Grow Careers
 This comprehensive site provides career information and resources for entire school communities including current and former students and parents, as well as staff as people who support the career development of students and as people with their own career development concerns.
  • Hobsons Course Finder  This site is a comprehensive and independent information source about tertiary education pathways, including postgraduate courses like the MBA, and career options in Australia.
  • I Choose Technology  The I Choose Technology site is an initiative between the ICT industry, Government and the Education and Training sectors. Students and teachers interested in the Information Technology field will find the I Choose Technology website contains a wealth of information. For example, there is information that will allow student to see the vast range of tasks that professionals working in the area can be called upon to carry out, and the skills that these professionals need. Students interested in studying at a university will find the section on ICT scholarships very interesting.
  • Innovation.gov.au/study This links you to a portal for My Skills, MyUniversity and Study Assist that can help you make decisions about what and where to study. This is an Australian government ‘one-stop shop’ to find out about training and tertiary courses, learn about university campus’ facilities, find out what financial support is available, and check out how much you could earn when you graduate.
  • Job Access 
This site has links to expert career help and advice, government services and fact sheets for people with a disability.
  • Job GuideHere’s where you go to get detailed information about any job imaginable. It is filled with very useful information and allows you to research what occupations suit you best, according to your interests, abilities and post-school education and training plan.
  • Job Outlook 
This is another good site to use when exploring different careers. It has an alphabetical listing of 350 different occupations with labour market information such as job prospects and weekly earnings. There is also an interactive CareerQuiz that helps you identify what types of work you would most like doing and matches these to occupations you are most likely to enjoy or be good at.
  • Job Search 
It’s good to view the array of jobs available on this site, one of Australia’s largest free online job websites. It is filled with relevant, up-to-date career information.
  • Jobs and Skills Expos A series of expos are being held by the Australian government to provide information about jobs available now and in the future, as well as training and how to gain the skills you might need to increase your chances of getting the job you would like.
  • LINC The Logicistics Information & Navigation Centre is a national web portal linking users to a huge variety of Transport & Logistics (T&L) information and resources. Focusing on T&L industry careers, LINC has over 70 specific career briefs and an exciting Interactive Career Pathway builder that you can use to map out an entire career on the LINC site.
  • MyfutureThis is probably the most comprehensive site of all. It’s Australia’s free career information and exploration service. It can help you explore career options based on many criteria including your skills, interests, and workplace preferences. Use the My Guide section to do heaps of career quizzes and record your profile as you narrow down your options. The Facts section is full of accurate information about occupations and the further education and training required for each job.
  • My Skills  This site helps students and employers to connect with training organisations that best suit their needs.
  • MyUniversity Provides students with a broad range of information about Australian universities and other higher education providers including entry requirements, fees, campus facilities and statistical information.
  • Online Job Search Information  An Australian government fact sheet that provides a list of useful web sites regarding job searching, career development, studying and training.
  • Open Colleges  Open Colleges offers over 150 flexible online courses. Their accredited courses are designed in consultation with industry and include TAFE and other nationally recognised qualifications.
  • Open Colleges Blog This is an online community geared around personal and career development.  The blog provides a forum to talk about your goals, your future, and/or your next big move. The blog also helps you to connect with others, to inspire success, and to share views and ideas.
  • Raw Resume The free job-finding and interview-getting resources in this guide cover everything from making a resume, revising your resume, making a great cover letter, networking effectively and becoming great at interviewing.
  • SeekYou may find it interesting to search through an extensive listing of jobs according to the salary offered. You’ll also find some career development resources, training information and tips on how to look for and apply for jobs.
  • SkillsInfoThis is a good site to use when researching the job skills in high demand. It provides industry skills information, including employment data and links to information on employment, careers, skill needs, and training.
  • SkillsOneThere are hundreds of videos for you to watch on this site showing you how to go about getting a trade or skill.
  • Student Connect
 The Queensland Studies Authority Student Connect site gives you access to your learning account and results, as well as information and links to help you explore your future education, training and career pathways.
  • Study Assist  This site provides information regarding Australian Government assistance for financing tertiary study.
  • Training.gov.au  Training.gov.au (TGA) is the database on Vocational Education and Training in Australia. TGA is the official National Register of information on Training Packages, Qualifications, Courses, Units of Competency and Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) and has been developed for experienced training sector users.
  • Tutoring for Excellence Over the last 15 years’ patterns of applications to different subjects have changed. Certain courses have experienced a growth in interest, while others have seen a decline. An infographic on this site takes a look at how popularity has changed for different courses in tertiary education, while also considering projected employment growth.
  • Youth Central This is yet another really helpful site for young people. It helps you search for a job, apply for a job and find information about rates of pay, working hours, conditions of employment and employment agreements.
  • Youth.gov.auYoung Australians who are looking for work and thinking about the future will find many useful links on this site.