Find a job – or get new skills to improve your chances of finding a job. Career advice, training and support can help.
Call our Infoline if you'd like to talk things over. We can give you information on where to get advice on jobs, careers and training, and refer you to the right place to get help.
Career Development Services
Career Development Services are located across the state. If you’re looking for work, thinking about getting back into work after a break, or want to work more hours, Career Development Services have advisers who can help. They can advise you on your career direction and any training you may need.
Talk to a career adviser
or find your nearest Career Development Service from the contact list.
Training for job seekers
The training that was available through Productivity Places Program (PPP) is now closed and the program will be winding down. Have you considered courses available through Skills for All? If you're ready to start training, fee-free courses at Certificate 1 and 2 level can prepare you for work.
See the fee-free courses available through Skills for All Training Providers.
Adult Community Education (ACE)
ACE providers in your local community can help you improve your reading, writing and number skills and other work-related skills.
Learn more about Adult Community Education.
Introductory skills for work in your region
If you're ready for work there are people in your area to help you get the confidence and skills to find a job. Contact the person in your area for help with free employment programs.
If you are looking for work or want to learn new skills and develop social networks, volunteering can help.
For more information visit:
Getting a job
Centrelink and Job Services Australia Providers
If you’re unemployed Centrelink may refer you to a Job Services Australia (JSA) Provider to discuss your existing skills, job prospects and training options.
Call Centrelink’s Employment Services on 13 28 50 to find your nearest centre.
Job Services Australia has services and support to help you find work. Visit Job Services Australia.
Online jobs services
Try online job sites such as JobSearch, the Jobs Services Australia’s online jobs board.
Commercial websites can be useful. Try searching the web using terms such as jobs South Australia.
SA Government Graduate Register
If you’re a graduate with a university degree, you can join the SA Government Graduate Register. Your details will be available to all State and local government agencies looking for recent graduates.
Learn more at SA Government Graduate register.
If you are nearing the end of your public sector, local government or not-for-profit community sector apprenticeship, traineeship, cadetship or graduate placement, and wish to continue working for the State Government, then the Skills Register can help you.
Learn more at Skills Register.
For skilled migrants
If you are a skilled migrant with qualifications or skills from overseas, you may need to get them recognised so you can use them in South Australia.
For help on getting qualifications, skills and experience recognised contact the Skills for All Infoline to make an appointment, visit us at the Skills for All Infocentre or email us at email@example.com. This free service also offers support to get a job.
Learn more about recognising skills and overseas qualifications.
Building Family Opportunities (BFO)
Building Family Opportunities provides one-on-one counselling, support and advice to families. Someone from your community will work personally with you and your family to help you gain skills and get a job.
Learn more about Building Family Opportunities.