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  • NEW AusAppPathways mobile app

    AusAppPathways is a new app that helps students at the beginning of their career research to explore the many apprenticeship and traineeship pathway options.
    AusAppPathways is available for both Apple and Android devices.
    The app allows students to browse from general industry options to apprenticeship and traineeship occupation information, saving and sharing their ideas as they go.
    Students can search for occupation and training descriptions that are suited to Australian School-based Apprenticeships and filter results by State and Territory.
    The AusAppPathways app also provides information and helpful links on job hunting and career research as well as contact information for local Apprenticeship Network providers and a link to Group Training Organisation listings.
    AusAppPathways’ content is dynamically drawn from the Australian Apprenticeships Pathways website ( The resource is managed by the Australian Apprenticeships and Traineeships Information Service, an initiative funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training.
    Click here to view some screen shots from the AusAppPathways app or to watch a short video presentation on YouTube click here.

  • NEW Guide to Using AusAppPathways

    These instructions illustrate how to 'tap through' the levels of information on AusAppPathways when searching for apprenticeship and traineeship ideas.

  • NEW Job Jumpstart

    Job Jumpstart is for young people seeking employment planning and job search information. The website brings together a range of relevant government information as well as recruitment insights from Australian employers to help young people better understand their employment goals and how to achieve them.

  • Multi Industry School Based and Pre-Apprenticeship Support Project

    The Apprenticeship Employment Network (AEN) is delivering a range of Multi-Industry Project (MIP) in Victoria, New South Wales and Tasmania.
    MIP is short for Multi Industry School Based Pre-Apprenticeship Support Pilot Project.

    MIP gives jobseekers and students the chance to join a course to experience a range of career options.

    MIP courses include:
    • Career and industry information
    • Trade skills
    • Workplace Health and Safety training
    • Work ready training
    • Practical hands on experiences
    • Work placements

    Please send all expression of interest forms to

  • The Pathway to an Australian Apprenticeship Flowchart

    This Flowchart shows the steps to take to become an Australian Apprentice as well as useful links to help along the way.  

  • The Pathway to employing an Australian Apprentice Flowchart

    This chart explains the step by step process of employing an Australian Apprentice as well as links to helpful websites.

  • Australian Apprenticeships Pathways website 'Self Help' Poster

    This poster highlights the essential content areas of the Australian Apprenticeships Pathways website is now available for download.


    Youth Central is for young people aged 12-25 which contains helpful links and advice about a range of topics such as careers, how to find a job, moving out of home and managing money. It was developed by the Victorian government but is relevant to all.


    Skillsroad is a careers website powered nationally by the Australian Chamber Movement. If you're ready to start your career journey and aren't sure what you want to do, Skillsroad may be the perfect place to start! 


    My Future has a new website format and updated career information. You need to register and log in to check it out.

  • CAREER ME app

    CareerMe is a free app for all Apple and Android smartphones and tablets to help young people plan career paths and find job opportunities BusyAtWork provides this app.


    A fast online assistance tool, helping to inform about career interest areas and providing links to local career information services. Developed by the Dept of Employment.

  • Pathways to Success - videos

    This video series by NSW Department of Education and Training was developed to showcase some of the great learning and work opportunities available through apprenticeships and traineeships.

  • National Apprentice Employment Network - Pathways to Success Videos

    Hear from Australian Apprentices about their experiences. 

  • Ace day jobs - videos

    Ace day jobs is a series of five minute video episodes of Australians with innovative careers (from the ABC).

  • SkillsOne - videos

    Hundreds of occupational and industry videos as well as career profiles. 

  • WorldSkills Australia

    WorldSkills Australia aims to instil young Australians with the confidence to excel in their trade or skill by inspiring and providing them with an opportunity to showcase their trade and skill talent. This is achieved through competitions held on a regional, national and international level.

  • Top ten ways to an Apprenticeship

    The Greater Western Sydney Apprenticeship Taskforce's key tips on finding an Australian Apprenticeship.

  • The Edge - A guide to gaining an Apprenticeship

    The Greater Western Sydney Apprenticeship Taskforce has developed this resource to assist people looking for an Apprenticeship. In the words of the document "Employers are not just looking for any apprentice, they are looking for the person they believe will be the best person for their company. This information will help you convince employers that the right person is you!"

  • Career Guide Australia

    This site offers Australian students career information and guidance to help you make the right career choice. 

  • Open Colleges Blog

    The Open Colleges Blog is an online community geared around your personal and career development.  The Blog talks about your goals, your future, your next big move.

  • is run by the Australian Government.  It provides useful links to young Australians who are looking for work and thinking about their future.