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Aboriginal support and programs​

In almost every section of the Skills for All website, you’ll find information for Aboriginal people, employers of Aboriginal people, and providers who train Aboriginal people.

This information includes special agencies, job services and centres that can help Aboriginal people get training, start work and stay in work. They are all listed here.

Support and programs for Aboriginal people in South Australia

If you want help to find work or get training, see Support for Aboriginal people

For a list of courses available for Aboriginal jobseekers see Where to look for a job.

If you want help to become an apprentice or trainee, see Aboriginal apprentices and trainees.

Support and programs for employers of Aboriginal people in South Australia

If you want to employ Aboriginal people, see:

If you want to take on Aboriginal apprentices or trainees, see:

If you currently employ Aboriginal people, see Aboriginal workforce programs and support.

If you want information on subsidies for employing Aboriginal people, see Subsidies for employing Aboriginal people.

Support and programs for training providers who train Aboriginal people

If you train – or you want to train - Aboriginal people, see Connecting Aboriginal People to Resource Industries Program.

If you need more information on subsidies for training Aboriginal people, see Subsidies for training Aboriginal people.

Programs, agencies and contacts

Aboriginal Access Centres

Access Centres are located across South Australia on TAFE campuses: staff will help Aboriginal people make choices on vocational education and training (VET), including apprenticeship and traineeships. 

See Assistance and support for regional numbers.

Aboriginal Apprenticeship Program (AAP)

A personalised service to help metropolitan and regional Aboriginal jobseekers find work or an apprenticeship/traineeship. AAP works with both Aboriginal jobseekers and employers. 

For more information call our Infoline on 1800 506 266.

Aboriginal Workforce Participation Coordinators

Coordinators are located across the state. They provide information and advice to Aboriginal people seeking work or training, employers seeking Aboriginal workers, employers who have Aboriginal staff, and training providers.

See Assistance in finding Aboriginal employees for regional numbers.

Indigenous Employment Program (IEP)

A DFEEST program providing assistance to employers and their Aboriginal employees. 

For more information call our Infoline on 1800 506 266.

Industry and Indigenous Skill Centre Program

A national program providing grant funding for capital infrastructure and/or equipment to establish VET facilities for Aboriginal people. 

For more information call our Infoline on 1800 506 266.

Indigenous Cadetship Support

Commonwealth program linking full-time Aboriginal students undertaking a diploma, advanced diploma or their first undergraduate degree with employers who can offer work placements and ongoing employment when they finish their studies.

Visit Indigenous Cadetship Support.

Indigenous Wage Subsidy

A Commonwealth incentive paid to eligible employers who employ Aboriginal people on an ongoing basis.

Visit Indigenous Wage Subsidy.

Aboriginal Programs Unit

For information and guidance on finding training and work. 

For more information call our Infoline on 1800 506 266.

Tauondi College

An Aboriginal Community College in Port Adelaide offering accredited and non-accredited courses.

Visit Tauondi College website. 

 

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