Training providers can give you information and talk through the options before you decide to enrol in a course.
Training Providers and Registered Training Organisations
Training providers offer information about their training courses. Many training organisations also hold open days or have stands at career expos, which gives you a chance to chat with course providers. Contact your training provider or visit their website to see what services they offer to potential students.
To search for a Training Provider and courses see choose your career and find a training course.
Learner Support Services
If you have significant barriers to completing your training, you may be eligible to access Learner Support Services (LSS).
LSS is a free service for eligible students, including apprentices and trainees, enrolled in subsidised training and provides individualised support to help learners stay in training and complete their qualification.
LSS can assist with:
- living, learning and transition issues
- improving study skills
- accessing supports available in the community.
To be referred to a LSS provider, contact your training provider.
TAFE SA is the largest training provider offering many courses at campuses across the state. TAFE Student Services Counsellors can help you choose the right course. They can also give you free and confidential advice on career pathways, fees and financial assistance, help with learning and disability support.
To search for a TAFE SA course in your area visit TAFE SA.
Read more about TAFE SA counselling services or call 1800 882 661.
Universities offer information and career advice to current or potential students.
See Flinders University, University of South Australia and University of Adelaide or course finder.
Australian Apprenticeships Centres
Australian Apprenticeships Centres (AACs) put employers in touch with people who want to start an apprenticeship or traineeship. They give information to apprentices, trainees and employers on everything to do with training as part of an apprenticeship or traineeship.
Visit Australian Apprenticeships Centres to search for your nearest centre. Make an appointment to talk with one of their staff.
Centrelink and jobactive
If you’re 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.
Support for youth
If you’re aged 15-24 years of age and worried about work or study, Headspace’s Digital Work and Study Service can support you.
The personalised service can help you to explore career, training and employment options and overcome any barriers to reaching your goals.
For more information, visit Headspace’s Digital Work and Study Service or phone 1800 810 794.
Headspace operates across South Australia and can also support you with mental health, physical health, and drugs and alcohol issues.
To find a Headspace centre or talk to eHeadspace online, visit Headspace.
Skills and Employment Infoline
For help with anything on this website or who you should be talking with, our Infoline team members are happy talking with you and suggesting a plan of action.
Call the Skills and Employment Infoline on 1800 506 266.