Kalgoorlie Jobs and Skills Centre

Located on the Kalgoorlie campus of Central Regional TAFE, in the spectacular mining and resources hub that is Kalgoorlie-Boulder 559 km northeast of Perth. 

Kalgoorlie Jobs and Skills Centre provides free professional and practical advice on training and employment opportunities including career advice, apprenticeship and training information and partnerships with industry, and also help with job searching and direct links into work.

Interesting fact about the location: The name "Kalgoorlie" is derived from the Wangkatha (Wangai) word Karlkurla or Kulgooluh, meaning "place of the silky pears".

From free resumes and CVs to training and employment advice and assistance, all services are accessible by all members of the community – individuals, jobseekers, employers, and businesses.

Professional career consultants from Worklink help job seekers find employment and assist employers in attracting and recruiting employees, supporting the Kalgoorlie Jobs and Skills Centre.



Our services

Aboriginal services

Welcome to Aboriginal Services at Kalgoorlie Jobs and Skills Centre

The Kalgoorlie Jobs and Skills Centre wishes to acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of this land upon which we stand and pay respect to the Elders past, present and future and all Aboriginal people for they hold the memories, the traditions, the culture and hopes of Aboriginal Australia.

The team at Kalgoorlie Jobs and Skills Centre has strong experience in the region and local communities, great partnerships with industry, and expertise in Aboriginal workforce development and supporting Aboriginal jobseekers.

Meet the team

  • Debbie Barrington - Manager, Jobs & Skills Centre
  • Michelle Winning - Career Consultant, Worklink WA
  • Rebecca Aitcheson - Career Consultant, Worklink WA
  • Frances Palmer - Customer Service and Engagement, Jobs & Skills Centre
  • Natasha Shaddick - Career Consultant Trainee, Worklink WA

The Kalgoorlie Jobs and Skills Centre assists Aboriginal people to get into training or a job. We work closely with local employers to create job opportunities and with the community to spread the word about available opportunities.

The services are free to all members of Western Australia, whether you are a student, jobseeker or career changer. 

The free services include assistance with:  

  • resume writing;
  • job applications;
  • identifying job and training opportunities; 
  • planning to achieve personal and work goals;
  • training information;  
  • choosing a career or training path;
  • access to job opportunities through our Aboriginal jobs board; and
  • referral to other services, depending on your needs

The team at Kalgoorlie Jobs and Skills provides culturally competent employment and career assistance. We can also assist employers and businesses create a more culturally aware workplace that can attract and retain Aboriginal employees.

Call 13 64 64 or 08 9088 6946 or email goldfieldsjsc@crtafe.wa.edu.au for appointments or enquiries, or feel free to pop in.   

Our free jobs boards

We work closely with employers, business owners and industry to identify and create employment opportunities.
We also have a free jobs board with deadly jobs for Aboriginal people.
For all the latest news and information about deadly job opportunities, follow our Deadly Jobs page on Facebook.

If you would like assistance with applying for an opportunity, please call us on 13 64 64 or 08 9088 6946 or e-mail goldfieldsjsc@crtafe.wa.edu.au

Careers, training and jobs

The Kalgoorlie Jobs and Skills Centre provides free and independent information about careers, training and jobs. Whether you are a student, jobseeker or career changer, we are here to assist.

Our services include assistance with:

  • job searching and job matching;
  • resume writing;
  • job applications, including addressing selection criteria;
  • interview skills;
  • career exploration, information, guidance and planning;
  • career advancement and skill development;
  • training and course information; 
  • skills and qualification recognition information;
  • apprenticeship and traineeship assistance; 
  • links to current employment and training opportunities; and
  • information about forecast skill demand and career opportunities.

To benefit from our free professional career consultant services and advice on how to develop your skills, improve your employability and gain access to jobs and training opportunities, contact our professional team at 13 64 64 or 08 9088 6946 or email goldfieldsjsc@crtafe.wa.edu.au for appointments or enquiries, or feel free to pop in.  

For more information about careers and job opportunities take a look Get that job! 

Employers and business

The Kalgoorlie Jobs and Skills Centre works together with industry, businesses and employers and provides a range of free services to assist with:

  • workforce planning;
  • building and developing a workforce; 
  • developing workforce skills;
  • training solutions and services customised to meet specific needs;
  • regional industry and economy workforce information;
  • training and course information;
  • apprenticeships and traineeships;
  • recruitment and retention;  
  • advertising job vacancies;
  • linking jo seekers with current employment opportunities; 
  • promoting recruitment drives, work ready and pre-employment programs; and
  • financial incentives to employ and train.

Call 13 64 64 or 08 9088 6946 or email goldfieldsjsc@crtafe.wa.edu.au for appointments or enquiries, or feel free to pop in.  

The Jobs and Skills website page Workforce planning: Useful information and resources has useful information and resources for employers and business.

Specialist services

The Kalgoorlie Jobs and Skills Centre offers a range of specialist services including the following.

Disability care sector 
Interested in working in disability care or want to find out more about the sector? Karen of National Disability Services is available at the Kalgoorlie Jobs and Skills Centre to answer your questions every Thursday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. Appointments are recommended.

Apprenticeships and traineeships
We work closely with professionals in this sector. We can help individuals and businesses seeking information and advice to get in touch with the experts.

Aboriginal Services
We offer culturally competent services to assist Aboriginal people with training, employment and career development. We also offer information for employers of Aboriginal people, assisting with engagement, recruitment, training, retention, and can assist with interview panels.

Free resume and other career workshops
Free workshops are available monthly at the Kalgoorlie Jobs and Skills Centre. The schedule can be found on the Jobs and Skills Central Regional Facebook events page, where you can register your attendance. 

Outreach work
The Jobs and Skills Centre can come to you anywhere across the Goldfields and Southern Cross regions. We offer tailored workshops and information sessions.

Employment and training programs
There are various programs and opportunities on offer each year and at different times, see the Jobs and Skills Central Regional Facebook events page for current programs.

If what you are looking for is not mentioned above, please contact the Jobs and Skills Centre and we will be very happy to assist. 

Call 13 64 64 or 08 9088 6946 or email goldfieldsjsc@crtafe.wa.edu.au for appointments or enquiries, or feel free to pop in.

Regional services

The team at Kalgoorlie Jobs and Skills Centre has strong experience in the region and well established networks, invaluable to providing quality services to businesses and individuals.

We provide career and workforce information and assistance specific to current and forecast regional opportunities.

With diverse businesses and industries across the Goldfields region, including world leading mining innovations, there is an abundance of employment opportunities. These include positions in hospitality, hairdressing, retail, health, aged and disability care, agriculture, mining and industry, top level executive roles and trades.

For more local information look at the following. 

For more information about how the Kalgoorlie Jobs and Skills Centre can assist with local regional information, call 13 64 64 or 08 9088 6946 or email goldfieldsjsc@crtafe.wa.edu.au for appointments or enquiries, or feel free to pop in.   

Events

The following events are hosted on a regular basis by our Jobs and Skills Centre based in Kalgoorlie.

Check out the details for each event and ensure you register your attendance to secure a spot or find out more by using the email.

January events

  • Tjutjuntjara Community – youth engagement program and career services to the community 19 to 21 January 2022.
  • Every Tuesday is 'Industry interview day' between 9.00 am to 1.00 pm at the Kalgoorlie JSC, come join us!
  • Every Friday is IT Day at Kalgoorlie JSC – learn to use My Gov and other IT tools to assist with employment and training – 10.00 am to 11.00 am.

Contact: Kalgoorlie JSC 08 9088 6946 or email goldfieldsjsc@crtafe.wa.edu.au to secure your spot or find out more about any of the above events.

February events

  • Every Tuesday is 'Industry interview day' between 9.00 am to 1.00 pm at the Kalgoorlie JSC, come join us!
  • Every Friday is 'IT Day' at Kalgoorlie JSC – learn to use My Gov and other IT tools to assist with employment and training – 10.00 am to 11.00 am.
  • First Tuesday of each month – 'Hospitality Tour Day'.
    Hospitality Career Taster Tour
    Meet at Kalgoorlie Jobs and Skills Centre at 9.00 am for a tour and meet and greet of selected hospitality venues that are looking to employ staff.
  • Graduation and speed interview day for Cert III Civil Construction students - 24 February 2021, 10:30 am to 1.00 pm (Venue to be confirmed)

Contact: Kalgoorlie JSC 08 9088 6946 or email goldfieldsjsc@crtafe.wa.edu.au to secure your spot or find out more about any of the above events.

March events

  • Every Tuesday is 'Industry interview day' between 9.00 am to 1.00 pm at the Kalgoorlie JSC, come join us!
  • Every Friday is 'IT Day' at Kalgoorlie JSC – learn to use My Gov and other IT tools to assist with employment and training – 10.00 am to 11.00 am.
  • First Tuesday of each month – 'Hospitality Tour Day'.
    Hospitality Career Taster Tour
    Meet at Kalgoorlie Jobs and Skills Centre at 9.00 am for a tour and meet and greet of selected hospitality venues that are looking to employ staff.

Contact: Kalgoorlie JSC 08 9088 6946 or email goldfieldsjsc@crtafe.wa.edu.au to secure your spot or find out more about any of the above events.

Visit us

Main administration building, Kalgoorlie TAFE, 34 Cheetham Street Kalgoorlie
13 64 64 (within WA) or 08 9088 6946

Contact us

Our facilities

Computers and internet

Computers are available to use free, with access to the internet. You can explore career, employment and training information, or complete online training and inductions. Staff are also available to help.

Public transport

The Kalgoorlie Jobs and Skills Centre can be reached by TransGoldfields public bus service. There are bus stops located within 190m or a two minute walk away from the centre.
Kalgoorlie bus timetable

Parking

There is a large carpark offering free parking on Cheetham Street, directly opposite the Kalgoorlie Jobs and Skills Centre and TAFE, next to the Goldfields Art Centre.

There are designated disability car parking bays, with one in front of the building’s accessible entrance.

Cars parked.
Bicycle racks

There is no designated bike storage area, however arrangements to secure a bike on the front undercover veranda area can be made. Please bring your own lock. 

Food and drink

The Me-N-U Café is located inside the Learning Centre of the Kalgoorlie Campus of Central Regional TAFE. It is open from 8:00 am to 1:30 pm weekdays throughout the school term.