Leaving school

Information to help you choose your next adventure if you’re about to or have just finished school.

Further study

Ready to take your studies to the next level? Find out what support you can get to help with further study at a tertiary institution like university or TAFE.

Read more about:

You can also get more information about government assistance for financing tertiary study. Read more on the Department of Education and Training’s Study Assist website.

Entering a trade or full time work

Done with the books and ready for your next adventure? Whether it’s paid employment, work experience or starting your own business, we have options to support your next step.

Read about the help you can get while looking for work or doing an Australian Apprenticeship.

You can also get help from the Department of Jobs’ jobsearch website with:

Not sure what’s next

If you need help making your next decision, check out these options. Each of these links will take you off our website. You can:

  • use Job Outlook to look for careers and see what you enjoy
  • go to myfuture to discover your strengths and make career decisions
  • use My Skills to compare the outcomes, duration and locations of training at different providers
  • use jobactive to look for jobs and get support as a job seeker
  • get information about government help to pay for tertiary study on Study Assist

Tools and information

We have tools to help you explore payments and get the latest information about changes for students. You can:

Ask us on Student Update

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Page last updated: 14 August 2018