Jobs and Skills Centres
Visit a Jobs and Skills Centre for free careers, training and employment advice and assistance. Centres are located at five of Western Australia’s north and south metropolitan TAFE campuses:
Balga campus – North Metropolitan TAFE;
Joondalup campus – North Metropolitan TAFE;
Northbridge campus – North Metropolitan TAFE;
Rockingham campus – South Metropolitan TAFE; and
Thornlie campus – South Metropolitan TAFE.
You can also visit the Jobs and Skills WA website for training and career information for Western Australia.
Job search guide
The downloadable Job search guide contains local information on writing a resume and job applications, and preparing for interviews.
The Employment trends page within the Jobs and Skills WA website provides information on which occupations are likely to be in high demand in Western Australia.
Culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) services
This specialist service offers free career and training advice to people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CaLD) backgrounds. Services are offered through Mercy Community Services and are available face to face, online or over the phone.
These services are available from 9.00 am to 4.30 pm Monday to Friday, at:
Appointments can be made via phone at 08 6298 9888 or through Skype for eligible clients across Western Australia.
Western Australian Government
To be permanently employed with the Western Australian Government, you must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident. If you are on a temporary visa, you may be eligible for a fixed term contract.
Visit the jobs.wa.gov.au website for current vacancies within the Western Australian Government.
The Overseas Qualifications Unit can assess eligible qualifications you have gained overseas and advise on your level of education compared to the Australian Qualifications Framework. This may help you when you are seeking employment or seek to enrol in further study.
Friendly volunteers at Girrawheen Library can help you write or polish up your resume at free sessions held every Monday afternoon. You’ll also be able to use their computers, printers and any other equipment to produce your best work. All you need to do is turn up with your current resume and a USB so that you can save your work.
Give them a call on 9342 8844, email them at Girrawheenl@wanneroo.wa.gov.au or visit their website for more information.
Date: Every Monday (except public holidays)
Time: 1.00 pm to 3.00 pm
Location: Girrawheen Library, 6 Patrick Court, Girrawheen 6064
You can also drop in anytime between the hours of 9.00 am and 5.30 pm on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, and from 9.00 am to 8.00 pm on Tuesdays. A member of staff will be happy to help you.
Depending on your visa, you may be eligible to register with Jobactive. This is a government funded service providing support and assistance to find employment. This may include access to services, training, skills development and work experience.
To find out if you are eligible visit the Jobactive website or call 13 62 68.
Department of Employment
The Department of Employment provides information on employment, government assistance, jobs, careers, training and working conditions.
Visit their website for more information.
Guide for migrants entering the Western Australian workforce
This guide provides migrants with information on the Australian workplace culture (available in several languages):