Australian Government Career Information
Careers and Employment-related websites
Job Search www.JobSearch.gov.au (for all job seekers)
My Future www.myfuture.edu.au (for youth)
JobAccess https://www.jobaccess.gov.au/ (for people with disability)
Careers and Transition Resource Kit
Produced by the Department of Education and Training (DET) this is a comprensive resource with lesson plans designed to assist career educators to deliver quality programs for students for young people developing an understanding about careers.
Some guidelines and information are provided for using the resources with:
Koorie young people
English as a Second Language (ESL) and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) young people
Young people with disabilities
Young people not in employment, education or training
Rural and remote young people
Worksheets for students are provided in word format so that they can be downloaded and adapted to suit the needs of particular groups.
Careertips.net.au has been developed specifically as an information guide, resource kit and referral source for people with disabilities who are in their final years of school, who are about to commence or are undertaking vocational education and training (VET) studies, or university studies, or have recently graduated from one of these pathways.
Get Ready Workbook Series
The NDCO program has developed a series of workbooks for young people with disability, a chronic medical condition or a mental health condition to help plan life after school. These workbooks are based on the top ten tips for moving into post school education, training and employment pathways. They contain practical activities, facts on rights and responsibilities, useful links and more! The workbooks are FREE to download and can be progressively completed electronically and saved to a computer. There is also a plain text version for users of assistive technology and an Easy English version of the Student and ATSI workbook for people with low literacy or language skills.
There are three workbooks:
Get Ready – Top Tips for Students with Disability
Get Ready – Top Tips for ATSI Students with Disability
Get Ready – A Guide for Parents
You can download all versions at https://www.westernsydney.edu.au/getreadyforstudyandwork/home.au/
Making It Happen – Work Experience for All
The Making It Happen – Work Experience for All resource has been developed by the National Disability Coordination Program, University of Tasmania, to support secondary and vocational teachers in providing work experience/work placements for students with a disability. This project has been supported by Skills Tasmania.
The resource includes
guidelines to help in setting up a program
a sample resource kit to be given to employers
how to market work experience
teacher aide guild
Pathways Planning for Young People with Disability
This page includes information on supporting young people with disabilities in their career and pathway planning. For young people with disabilities supported under the Program for Students with Disabilities, a strengthened approach is recommended.
Tertiary Transition CDs
The National Disability Coordination Officer (NDCO) Program has testimonials from students with a range of disabilities who have participated in tertiary education.
A Victorian Guide for Students with a Disability
These guides have been developed to provide information about key transition considerations for people entering further education. Information includes planning for financial supports, study options and disclosure.