Government funded training support services are available to help automotive workers transition to new jobs, self-employment opportunities or retirement.
Automotive Workers in Transition Program
The Automotive Workers in Transition Program forms part of the South Australian Government’s Our Jobs Plan which aims to support the workforce of automotive component manufacturers.
Through the Automotive Workers in Transition Program employees and labour hire personnel in businesses affected by the closure of the national automotive manufacturing industry have access to:
- professional career advice and transition services
- existing skills recognition assessments
- training and/or advice
- information to start-up a business.
South Australian Registered Training Providers may receive government support to provide training services to automotive workers. For more information phone 1800 774 010, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the Department of State Development website.
Skills and Training Initiative
The Skills and Training Initiative forms part of the Australian Government’s Growth Fund to support employees from GM Holden and Toyota. The initiative provides support to Holden workers in South Australia including:
- financial education
- health and wellbeing services
- information on jobs in demand
- career, transition and training advice
- training and general skilling (such as verbal or interpersonal skills).
For more information on the Skills and Training Initiative visit the Australian Government business website.