myfuture – Australia’s career information and exploration service

Australian Job Guide – provides an in depth look at a range of occupations and their education and training pathways

myskills – online information about vocational education and training options

Australian Job Search – Australia’s largest free online jobs website

jobactive – Australian Government employment services system that supports job seekers and employers

Disability Employment Services – helps people with a disability find work and keep a job

Parents Talking Career Choices – an additional downloadable flyer to supplement the use of Job Guide

Job Outlook – a careers and labour market research information site to help you decide on your future career

Labour Market Information Portal – developed by the Department of Employment to provide up to date labour market data to assist people understand their local labour markets

Australian Apprenticeships – Australian Government information site for apprenticeships

Australian Apprenticeship Pathways – apprenticeships and traineeships information and resources

Australian Apprenticeships and Traineeships Information Service – provides apprenticeships and traineeships information and resources for Australian Apprenticeships Centres, Registered Training Organisations, Group Training Organisations, Job Services Australia providers and other service providers and stakeholders

Group Training Australia – the national association representing group training organisations, Australia’s largest employer network of apprentices and trainees

National Centre for Vocational Education Research – informing policy and practice in Australia’s training system

Australian Workplace and Productivity Agency – provides advice to the Australian Government on current, emerging and future skills and workforce development needs

Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority – ACARA (Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority) improves learning for young Australians through world-class school curriculum, assessment and reporting

Work Studies Years 9-10 National Curriculum – The Australian Curriculum: Work Studies Years 9–10 will deliver a school-based subject that provides opportunities for students to undertake vocational learning and develop work-readiness skills in preparation for further study towards a skilled occupation or further education after leaving school


The International Centre for Career Development and Public Policy – The main purpose of this web site is to facilitate policy learning through the international exchange of knowledge and information concerning public policy and career development issues

International Association for Educational and Vocational Guidance 

Canadian Career Development Foundation – a non-profit organization that works to advance career development and the capacity of the profession to respond with compassion and skill to all clients and stakeholders in an ever-changing work environment

Asia Pacific Career Development Association – connects career development professionals who work in or are interested in the Asia Pacific region and provides a global forum for sharing career development ideas, research, and techniques that are effective in the Asia Pacific region

Korea Research Institute for Vocational Education and Training – is a national policy research institute, established in 1997 with the mandate of supporting national human resources development policy and the Korean public’s lifelong skills development

Careers New Zealand – is a Crown entity established under the Education Act 1989, and governed by a board that reports to the Minister of Education

Career Development Association of New Zealand – CDANZ operates as an advocate for its members’ practice standards and professionalism, as well as a national voice for access to well-considered, personally, socially, and economically rewarding career development across the lifespan for all people.

OECD Career Guidance Policy Review – effective career information and guidance systems are a key to making lifelong learning a reality for all.

European Lifelong Guidance Policy Network – aims to assist the European Union (EU) Member States (and the neighbouring countries eligible for the EU Lifelong Learning Programme) and the European Commission in developing European co-operation on lifelong guidance in both the education and the employment sectors

International Centre for Guidance Studies – is an applied research centre specialising in career development and employability

The National Careers Council UK  – is chaired by Dr Deirdre Hughes, OBE, with 9 members and 3 associate leading experts from business, education and careers sectors

National Careers Service in England

Northern Ireland Careers Service

Skills Development Scotland

Careers Wales