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Training Opportunities

Gain Valuable Qualifications at Low or No Cost to you!

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Federal Government JobTrainer

As part of its Economic Response to COVID-19, the Australian Government is providing free or low-fee training courses across the nation through its $1 billion JobTrainer Fund. 

The Australian Government has partnered with state and territory governments to establish a new $1 billion JobTrainer Fund. The Australian Government is providing $500 million in 2020-21 and this is being matched by contributions from state and territory governments.
 

Job seekers and young people, including school leavers, can now take advantage of subsidised training to learn skills for jobs in demand.
 
Subsidies will also be available to employers to keep apprentices and trainees in work.  Training places will be rolled out on a state-by-state basis, starting from October 2020 with training places now available in South Australia, Western Australia, and New South Wales.

LinkedIn Learning Online

LinkedIn Learning is an online educational platform that helps people discover and develop business, technology-related, and creative skills through expert-led course videos, with a catalogue of over 16,000 courses, and 60+ new courses released every week. 

Courses are being temporarily offered, relevant to 10 jobs identified as having the greatest number of job openings, showing steady growth over the past four years, paying a liveable wage, and requiring skills (including professional soft skills) that can be learned online.

*Offer available until March 31, 2021

Microsoft Global Skills Initiative

Microsoft is launching a global skills initiative aimed at bringing more digital skills to 25 million people worldwide by the end of 2020. 

LinkedIn, Microsoft, and GitHub are offering free learning paths mapped to jobs that are in-demand
 

 

As well as heavily discounted Microsoft certifications to validate skills, and best practices for job searching and interview prepping so you can put your best foot forward.

Skill Finder

Skill Finder offers instant access to new skills (particularly “microskills”) in growth sectors, to advance in your current industry or pivot your career entirely.

You will find a range of free, online courses that will help you build those microskills as you work towards gaining a new position, advancing your career, or simply expanding your capabilities to get you where you need to go.

Ideal for creating pathways to accredited qualifications at no cost.   

You can work in your own way, at your own pace, at a time that suits you. No matter how you choose to learn, you can be sure you’re learning from experts in the industry.

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