Skills support for individuals

Australia’s national training system supports over three million students annually to gain the skills to secure and maintain rewarding and sustainable employment. This includes new job starters, those re-entering the workforce, retraining for a new job or upgrading their skills for an existing job.

Find out about the courses and assistance available to help you undertake skills training through the links below.

My Skills

Find a course to expand your skills at the My Skills website. You can search for, and compare, VET courses and training providers.

Unique Student Identifier

The Unique Student Identifier gives students online access to their nationally recognised training records.

Apprenticeships and traineeships

An Australian Apprenticeship gives you a nationally recognised qualification and the experience you need to get ahead in your chosen career. Visit the Australian Apprenticeships website for more information or our apprentices and traineeships page for guidelines to the Australian Apprenticeships Incentives Program.

Trade Support Loans

Apprentices and trainees working in a skills need area may be eligible for Trade Support Loans to help cover their living and learning costs.

Skills for Education and Employment

The Skills for Education and Employment programme provides language, literacy and numeracy training to eligible job seekers to enable them to participate more effectively in training or in the labour force.

Adult Migrant English Program

The Adult Migrant English Program provides English language tuition to eligible migrants and humanitarian entrants.

Financial support

The Study Assist website explains the government assistance available to help you finance your VET study.

New Enterprise Incentive Scheme

Job seekers interested in starting and running a small business may be able to get practical small business training, business mentoring and financial assistance from the New Enterprise Incentive Scheme.

My Future

The myfuture website is an Australian Government career information and exploration service.

Skills and licence recognition

Help is available at the Trades Recognition Australia website to assist people with trade skills gained overseas or in Australia for the purpose of migration and skills recognition. International Education assesses higher education qualifications for recognition in Australia.

Assistance with domestic occupational licence recognition for specified licensed tradespeople wishing to apply for a licence in another state or territory is available at the Licence Recognition website.

Reading Writing Hotline

Visit Reading Writing Hotline to find an organisation to help you improve your reading and writing or find resources to help you improve your spelling, reading and other language skills.

Register of institutions and courses for overseas students

The Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students lists all Australian education providers that offer courses to people studying in Australia on student visas and the courses offered.

Closed skills programmes

The Australian Government is streamlining its skills programmes and assistance. Find information on closed skills programmes.

Resources

The following is a list of all the resources that are associated with Skills support for individuals.

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  1. A Student’s Success Story

    Created: 30 March 2016  |  Last modified: 29 November 2016

    Good News Story - A Student’s Success Story

  2. Adult Migrant English Program(AMEP-成人移民英語プログラム)の提供のために収集した個人情報

    Created: 21 April 2015

  3. AMEP covo hna le tuanvo hna

    Created: 21 April 2015

  4. AMEP learner rights and responsibilities

    Created: 21 April 2015  |  Last modified: 7 December 2016

    Information on AMEP client rights and responsibilities while they are in the program in English

  5. AMEP learner rights and responsibilities (Assyrian Translation)

    Created: 21 April 2015

  6. AMEP learner rights and responsibilities (Burmese Translation)

    Created: 21 April 2015  |  Last modified: 7 December 2016

    Information on AMEP client rights and responsibilities while they are in the program in Burmese

  7. AMEP learner rights and responsibilities (Tamil Translation)

    Created: 21 April 2015

  8. AMEP का शिक्षार्थीहरुको अधिकार र जिम्बेवारीहरु

    Created: 21 April 2015

  9. AMEP शिक्षार्थी अधिकार और उत्तरदायित्व

    Created: 21 April 2015  |  Last modified: 9 December 2016

    Information on AMEP client rights and responsibilities while they are in the program in Hindi

  10. AMEP শিক্ষার্থীদের অধিকার এবং দায়িত্বসমূহ

    Created: 21 April 2015

  11. AMEP ਸਿਖਿਆਰਥੀ ਦੇ ਅਧਿਕਾਰ ਅਤੇ ਜ਼ਿੰਮੇਵਾਰੀਆਂ

    Created: 21 April 2015

  12. AMEPのチャイルドケア

    Created: 21 April 2015

  13. AMEP受講者の権利と責任

    Created: 21 April 2015

  14. AMEP学员的权利与义务

    Created: 21 April 2015  |  Last modified: 7 December 2016

    Information on AMEP client rights and responsibilities while they are in the program in Chinese (Simplified) 

  15. AMEP学员的权利与义务

    Created: 21 April 2015  |  Last modified: 8 December 2016

    Information on AMEP client rights and responsibilities while they are in the program in Chinese (Traditional) 

  16. Appendix A- List of Australian Apprenticeships Incentives Qualifications as at 3 September 2014

    Created: 21 April 2015

  17. Appendix A- List of Australian Apprenticeships Incentives Qualifications as at 3 September 2015

    Created: 21 April 2015

  18. Appendix B- List of NSNL qualifications as at 3 September 2014

    Created: 21 April 2015

  19. Appendix B- List of NSNL qualifications as at 3 September 2015

    Created: 21 April 2015

  20. Appendix C- Table of Agriculture and Horticulture Occupations as at 10 July 2014

    Created: 21 April 2015

  21. Appendix C- Table of Agriculture and Horticulture Occupations as at 10 July 2015

    Created: 21 April 2015

  22. Appendix D- Table of Rural and Regional Postcodes- 10 July 2014

    Created: 21 April 2015

  23. Appendix E- Previous and Concurrent Qualifications that affect eligibility for Payments under the Programme- 10 July 2014

    Created: 21 April 2015

  24. Appendix F- National contacts related to overseas qualifications- 10 July 2014

    Created: 21 April 2015

  25. Appendix F- National contacts related to overseas qualifications- 10 July 2015

    Created: 21 April 2015

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