Learn new skills, get help to find work or talk to a career adviser about what you might like to do.
Call the Infoline for help to get started
If you're not sure where to start, call our Infoline. We can talk with you about your ideas and refer you to the best place for help. Or come and see us at the Infocentre
Get help with planning your study and work
If you want to talk to somebody about work and study ideas, you can meet with a career adviser in your area. They will look at what you can do, what you’ve done and what you would like to do, and then help you plan your next steps. This service is free.
Start learning in your local area
If you're ready to start learning, Adult Community Education (ACE) centres in your area can help you improve your reading, writing and number skills. Many ACE centres also offer free or low cost courses to help you get computer and other workplace skills.
Get into training with fee-free courses
If you're ready to start training, fee-free courses at Certificate 1 and 2 level can prepare you for work in all industries including business, horticulture, retail, and transport. See the fee-free courses available through Skills for All Training Providers.
Here are some stories of people that have made a fresh start by learning new skills and changing their lives.
School wasn't right for Aaron but he always enjoyed working with his hands. Now, with training, he's doing what he loves and is building a future.
See Aaron's fresh start
Bec's world changed forever when she became pregnant at a young age. But her commitment to training and work has allowed her to build a new life for her young family.
See Bec's fresh start
Jenny had always been a stay-at-home mum but after some training she decided to give work a go. She's loving the independence that comes with earning her own pay.
See Jenny's fresh start