Job programs

Job programs to assist people of all ages to enter or re-enter the workforce. Support for businesses to bring on new staff including work trials.

Retrenched Apprentices and Trainees Program

The Retrenched Apprentices and Trainees program aims to assist apprentices and trainees who have lost their employment complete their training. Once on the register, apprentices and trainees will be assisted by program officers until placed with a host employer through a Group Training Organisation (GTO) or directly with an employer.

Wage subsidies are available for employers.

Reconnect Program

The Reconnect program provides individual support to plan a return to education, training and employment. It is available for people between seventeen to 19, twenty to 64 of age or asylum seekers.

Your nearest provider of this is PRACE in Reservoir.

Digital Jobs Program

Digital Jobs is a six-month program that takes experienced mid-career Victorians and helps them transition into digital careers. Candidates undertake twelve weeks of free digital skills training, before being placed in a digital job for twelve weeks. Victorian businesses are invited to host candidates through an internship arrangement. Participating businesses will also gain access to the broader talent pool to find new recruits for digital jobs.