Talk to a career adviser​

Career advisers can show you practical steps to start, advance or change your career. They can assess your interests, help work out your goals, and link you to career, training and employment services.

Centrelink and jobactive providers

If you are unemployed, Centrelink may refer you to a jobactive provider who can talk to you about your existing skills, job prospects and training options.

Call Centrelink’s Employment Services on 13 28 50.

jobactive has services and support to help you find work. Visit Australian JobSearch.

School career advisers

If you are at school, your school career adviser or Vocational Education and Training (VET) coordinator or teacher can start you on a career path. They can help with subject choice for the sort of job you might want to do. They can also advise on VET which you can begin while you’re at school.

Learn more about Training for school students.

Universities, TAFE SA and training providers

Most training providers and universities offer information and career advice to current or intending students.

See Flinders University, University of South Australia and University of Adelaide.

TAFE SA has counsellors in most campuses across the state. If you’re thinking about going to TAFE, you can talk to them about career and learning pathways. They will also provide guidance while you’re studying.

Learn more about TAFE SA Career Services.

Private career advisers

Private career advisers charge fees for their counselling. Some will provide a free initial consultation then charge hourly rates.

Find private career advisers listed on the Career Development Association of Australia website.

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