Career advisers can show you practical steps to start, advance or change your career. They can assess your interests, help work out your goals, and link you to any career or training services you might need.
Call our Skills for All Infoline. We can talk to you about what you'd like to do, and help you find the information you need on careers, jobs and training.
Career Development Services
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 people who can help. They will look at what you can do, what you’ve done and what you would like to do, and then help you explore options to get started.
Centrelink and Jobs Services Australia providers
If you are unemployed, Centrelink may refer you to a Job Services Australia provider who can talk to you about your existing skills, job prospects and training options.
Call Centrelink’s Employment Services on 13 28 50.
Job Services Australia has services and support to help you find work. Visit Job Services Australia.
School career advisers
If you are at school, your school career adviser or Vocational Education and Training (VET) coordinator or teacher can start you on a career path. They can help with subject choice for the sort of job you might want to do. They can also advise on VET which you can begin while you’re at school.
Learn more about Training for school students.
Universities, TAFE SA and training providers
Most training providers and universities offer information and career advice to current or intending students.
See Flinders University, University of South Australia and University of Adelaide.
TAFE SA has counsellors in most campuses across the state. If you’re thinking about going to TAFE, you can talk to them about career and learning pathways. They will also provide guidance while you’re studying.
Learn more about TAFE SA counselling.
Private career advisers
Private career advisers charge fees for their counselling. Some will provide a free initial consultation then charge hourly rates.
Find private career advisers listed on the Career Development Association of Australia website.