Want to develop new skills while earning a wage?

Carpenter with a saw

We’re offering ‘earn and learn’ jobs in:

  • trades
  • commercial cookery
  • healthcare; and
  • community services.

No experience necessary!

You’ll earn while you learn. Trainees get:

  • 12-months secure employment
  • the opportunity to get a qualification for free
  • tools for your trade (where applicable)
  • career counselling
  • mentoring to support you in your role.

We welcome applications from:

  • women 45 and over
  • young people under 25
  • people with disability
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds
  • people seeking asylum, and refugees
  • newly arrived migrants from non-English speaking backgrounds
  • people facing long-term unemployment
  • people who have recently exited the justice system
  • public and social housing tenants
  • veterans and their families
  • jobseekers who are registered with a Jobs Victoria partner.

Trade apprenticeships

Get started in a trade and get paid while you study for certificate II and III qualifications, which are recognised across Australia. We have secure jobs in:

  • plumbing
  • carpentry
  • electro-technology
  • refrigeration
  • automotive.

Apply for a trade apprenticeship

Commercial cookery

Learn the art of cookery while working in the industry. Get a secure job while you study for a Certificate III in Commercial Cookery for free.

Apply for a job in commercial cookery

Healthcare and community services

Get paid while you study for Certificate III and IV qualifications in healthcare and community services, which are recognised across Australia. We have secure jobs for:

  • aged care workers
  • health care assistants
  • dental assistants
  • youth workers
  • disability carers
  • mental health workers.

Apply for healthcare and community services jobs