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Workforce, talent and training


    Industry training councils

    • Creative Industries, Business, ICT & Cybersecurity ISC

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    • Industry Skills Councils

      Strengthen industry’s voice in skills and workforce development to ensure funding for skills and training is directly aligned to industry priorities.

    • Agribusiness ISC

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    • Construction, Mining & Energy ISC

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    • Defence and Aerospace ISC

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    • Education and Service Sector ISC

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    • Food, Wine, Tourism and Hospitality ISC

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    • Health, Disability, Aged Care and Community Services ISC

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    • Transport and Manufacturing ISC

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    Specialised training

    • Cyber security skills

      Boosting businesses cyber security skills in South Australia.

    • Master of Cybersecurity

      Master of Cybersecurity program, designed with direct industry consultation, enables graduates to develop industry relevant security solutions and effectively communicate with all organisational stakeholders.

    • School of Computer Science

      Computer science and software engineering undergraduate and postgraduate degrees provide an outstanding foundation of skills and understanding in complex computing and computer systems.

    • Computing and mathematical sciences

      A range of professionally accredited computer science and information technology degrees.

    • College of Science and Engineering

      A place to research, study and work, supported by best practice teaching methods, practical work-related learning and advanced facilities.

    • UniSA STEM

      The University of South Australia is meeting future challenges through cutting-edge research and the education of tomorrow’s STEM professionals.

    Workforce planning in your industry

    • Skilling South Australia Projects - Strategic Projects

      Funding is available for innovative projects that drive apprenticeship growth, designed by business and industry in collaboration with Skilling South Australia advisors.

    • Defence Industry Workforce & Skills

      South Australia’s educational institutions work closely with the defence sector and are highly responsive to industry needs.

    • Employing people

      Find out about your obligations as an employer and what assistance is available to you.

    • Recruiting and hiring staff

      There are a range of employment options available to you.

    • South Australian Future Mining Workforce Report 2014–2030

      A study of the growth of minerals employment that highlights the future workforce requirements.

    Workforce talent and skills training

    • Australian employment conditions

      Australia has a set of national standards of employment, designed to provide flexibility and certainty to both employers and employees.

    • FairWork South Australia

      Information and advice about Australia’s workplace rights and rules.

Training funding and grants

    Find talent partners

    • Funding for training and skills

      The South Australian Government in partnership with the Commonwealth Government, has enabled a $200 million investment to provide young South Australians with access to training to build skilled careers.

    Specialised talent

    • Agricultural permanent recruitment and executive search

      Agri Talent provides permanent recruitment and executive search services exclusively for Australian agribusiness. We combine a proven, process-driven approach with the most extensive digital network in agriculture to find your permanent people.

    Vocational talent

    • Vocational Training: Defence and Shipbuilding

      Over the next 50 years two major naval shipbuilding projects will provide thousands of job opportunities for South Australians.

    • Skilled careers

      Find out how vocational education can change your career or help grow your business. Search for a subsidised training course.

    • TAFE SA – South Australia’s largest training provider

      TAFE SA is South Australia’s largest vocational education and training (VET) provider and one of the largest in Australia, providing access to a large pool of talent.

Universities talent pool

  • Carnegie Mellon University

    A private, global, research university which stands among the world’s most renowned educational institutions.

  • Torrens University Australia

    Preparing international students with the skills and knowledge they need to be employment-ready.

    Flinders University

    • Find student talent at Flinders University

      Careers and Employability works centrally across all the study areas of Flinders University, providing a breadth of employer engagement activities.

    • Find a researcher at Flinders University

      Uncover new ways to make a difference through research.

    • Access a team of high performing business students

      Flinders Enterprise Consulting (FEC) allocates your business with a team of high performing Flinders University business students, who work on delivering a solution for your organisation’s challenge.

    • Work Integrated Learning (WIL)

      WIL provides students and industry partners with an integrated learning experience and with 100,000 enterprising and innovative alumni thought leaders, there is a powerful global network.

    University of Adelaide

    • Research precincts -The University of Adelaide

      The University has a wide range of cutting-edge research facilities and services available across our campuses for researchers, students, government and industry.

    • Alumni - The University of Adelaide

      With a large global community comprising more than 140,000 graduates across 135 countries the university’s alumni contribute and connect with industry here and around the world.

    University of South Australia

    • Find student talent at University of South Australia

      Connect directly with work ready students and graduates, equipped with the latest knowledge and skillsets to meet the challenges of modern business in a rapidly transforming world.

    • Find a researcher at University of South Australia

      Research at the University of South Australia has been positioned around six key themes to ensure innovative and sustainable solutions that respond to the most pressing needs of our world today.

    • Alumni network - The University of South Australia

      The alumni of 212,000 from 134 countries provides network connections in South Australia and around the world.

Workforce information

    Labour and industry snapshot

    • Labour Market Information Portal

      Access data from a range of official sources to help you understand our labour market.

    • Industry information

      View essential industry data on employment characteristics, trends and main occupations.

    Workforce growth and specialisation

    • Training Priorities Plan 2020-2021

      Action-focused roadmap designed to increase collaboration across government, industry and the training sector.

    Workforce structure, labour laws and regulation

    • Jobs in South Australia

      Workforce overview, conditions, outlook and top employing industries in South Australia.

    • Statistics: Labour Force Australia

      Detailed monthly and quarterly Labour Force Survey data, including hours, regions, families, job search, job duration, casual, industry and occupation.

    • Labour laws

      Access the Workplace Relations Act 1996.

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