Upskilling and retraining after losing your job

There is a wide range of support available to help people upskill and boost their chances of getting a new job:

  • Skill Finder connects you to free online courses to refresh existing or learn new skills
  • Skills Hub offers free telephone support to help if you're wanting to do further study, training or looking for work
  • Skills Checkpoint helps eligible workers aged between 45 and 70 find employment and training options
  • Skills for Education and Employment offers language, literacy and numeracy training to eligible job seekers
  • Barranggirra offers Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people end to end support through culturally appropriate mentoring

What's Next? if you lose your job

What’s Next? is run by the Australian Government and helps you decide what to do after you've lost your job or are looking to start a new career. It follows a 3-step process:

  1. Where do I stand? - helps you navigate the retrenchment process
  2. Get your next job - tips on understanding your local job market and how to go about finding work
  3. Try something new - information on education and retraining options as well as identifying transferable skills