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Real Skills for Real Careers

I am starting my career

Learn how VET courses can be your pathway to a great career.


I am advancing my career

You're demonstrating your skills every day.Take the next step.


I am changing my career

You have achieved all you's time for a change. Learn how VET can open doors


I am a career advisor

I help others choose career paths. I need some VET information resources.


I am an employer

I employ trainees or apprentices. My Team needs some training.


What is My Skills?

My Skills website is the national directory of vocational education and training (VET) organisations and courses. It is an Australian Government initiative to enable consumers to search for, and compare, VET courses and training providers.

What is VET?

Vocational education and training (VET) is designed to help you get the skills you need to enter and succeed in the workplace. VET is not just about traditional trades; it encompasses hundreds of different occupations and industries.

Browse Industries

Explore an industry you are interested in, or browse through them all to see which one might suit you.

Check out what skills are in demand. Learn about the sectors that make up each Industry group and the occupations available in each area.

You can also view industry specific training stories to inspire and inform you.


National Careers Institute e-Hub and National Careers Ambassador, Scott Cam

14 October 2019

Business owner, former apprentice and television presenter Scott Cam has been named the National Careers Ambassador
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One Week Left to Apply for the Australian Training Awards

24 May 2019

The 2019 awards will be held on 21 November in Brisbane and will acknowledge and reward the outstanding achievements of VET graduates, VET practitioners, businesses, secondary schools, and registered training organisations for their contribution skilling Australia.
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Community Colleges Australia 2019 Annual Conference

18 November 2019

The Community Colleges Australia Annual Conference travels to Brisbane this November. This year’s conference theme is Expanding Possibilities, with a focus on how Australia’s not-for-profit community education providers are expanding how they serve their communities, in education, training and community services.
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The 2019 Australian Training Awards

21 November 2019

This year's Australian Training Awards will be held in Brisbane, Queensland, on Thursday 21 November.
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Subsidised Training

Select your state or territory to see the subsidised courses near you, (subsidies are subject to eligibility).


Apprenticeships & Traineeships

Australian Apprenticeships and Traineeships are available to anyone of working age.

Train, study and earn an income in numerous occupations or traditional trades.

Get a nationally recognised qualification and the experience you need to get ahead in your chosen career.

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VET Student Loans - Logo

Loans to help eligible students enrolled in certain higher level vocational education and training courses, at approved course providers, pay their tuition fees (up to capped amounts).

Unique Student Identifier - Logo

Every new, or continuing, student undertaking nationally-recognised training needs a USI to receive their qualification or statement of attainment. - Logo

The national register of information on training packages, qualifications, courses, units of competency and registered training organisations.

Preparing Secondary Students for Work

Resources and tools to assist schools to deliver vocational learning and vocational education and training (VET) to school students.