Balga Jobs and Skills Centre

Located on the Balga campus of North Metropolitan TAFE, the Balga Jobs and Skills Centre offers a range of information and services around training and career development.

We can provide free professional and practical advice on training and employment opportunities including careers advice, apprenticeship and training information, and partnerships with industry, and also help with job searching and direct links into work. Our team also has expertise in business and workplace development, and welcomes employers and business owners.

Balga Jobs and Skills Centre is easy to get to by public transport – more information about getting here, and parking, is below.  We look forward to seeing you soon!

Our services

Aboriginal services

We assist Aboriginal people in Western Australia to get into training or a job, working closely with employers to create job opportunities for Aboriginal people including school leavers. Joondalup Jobs and Skills Centre can provide:

  • culturally sensitive employment and career services;
  • information on choosing the best training option for your personal and work goals;
  • access to job opportunities through our Aboriginal jobs board;
  • help with resumés and job applications; and
  • referrals to other services, depending on your needs.

We can also assist employers and businesses to create a more culturally aware workplace that can attract and retain Aboriginal employees.

We also provide culturally sensitive employment and career services for Aboriginal people.

To find out more about our Aboriginal services and how we can help you, or the free online jobs board please give us a call, send us an email, or come and visit us.

You can also look at the Aboriginal services section of our website for career development information, resources and tools

Careers, training and jobs

We provide free and independent training information and career guidance to assist you with information on education and training courses, career pathway options and the career planning process.  Balga Jobs and Skills Centre can help you with:

  • discovering your career interests and focusing your career choices;
  • career planning tools and resources;
  • skills and qualification recognition information
  • education and training options;
  • apprenticeship and traineeship assistance;
  • career pathway information;
  • making choices and action planning; and
  • job matching and your job search.

We also provide culturally sensitive employment and career services for Aboriginal people.

To find out more about our career services and how we can help you please give us a call, send us an email, or come and visit us. 

You can also look at the Career exploration section of our website for career development information, resources and tools

Employers and business

Balga Jobs and Skills Centre provides the following services to employers and businesses.

  • Assistance with recruitment, including for apprentices and trainees
  • Advertising your employment opportunities on our free online jobs board
  • Workforce development advice
  • Advertising your employment opportunities for Aboriginal people on our free online Aboriginal jobs board
  • Information on training and/or courses
  • Resources and advice on Aboriginal recruitment and retention strategies
  • Information on training solutions and services that can be customised to meet enterprise-specific needs

We will also engage with local communities and industries to help build local workforce solutions.

To find out more about these services and how we can help you please give us a call, send us an email, or come and visit us. 

You can also look at the Resources for employers section of our website for career development information, resources and tools

Visit us

North Metropolitan TAFE – F Block, 18 Loxwood Road Balga
13 64 64 (or 08 9207 4388)

Contact us

Wanju – Welcome

When you arrive at the Balga TAFE Jobs and Skills Centre, you will see signage with the message  ‘Wanju’ meaning ‘Welcome’ in the Noongar language of the Aboriginal people of the South West of Western Australia. The signage pays respect to the land on which the centre stands, and it is an invitation and a welcome to Aboriginal clients and all members of the community. Each metropolitan Jobs and Skills Centre proudly displays one of the six seasons in the Noongar seasonal calendar.  In the Noongar culture, changes in the environment signalled the change in season, and with each season Noongar people moved to take advantage of natural resources and opportunities.

Bunuru season – Warm easterly winds
February and March, the second summer

Hottest part of the year, with sparse rainfall throughout.

Noongar moved to estuaries for fishing.

Bunuru is the welcome you'll see at the Balga Jobs and Skills Centre. 

The artwork for the Seasons signage was created by Nate Stuart, of the Rockingham Jobs and Skills Centre. Features in Nate’s designs relate each centre with the local Noongar language and culture, as well as linking all metropolitan centres together. The designs were developed in consultation with Aboriginal staff in the Department of Training and Workforce Development, Noongar Elder Danny Ford, and Aboriginal consultant Marissa Verma. Mr Ford and Ms Verma have also approved the final designs and their appropriate allocation to each of the six metropolitan centres.

Our facilities

Computers and internet

The Balga Jobs and Skills Centre has internet-connected computers available, so that you can browse online for jobs, look up information about training courses, write up a job application or update your CV/resume.

Public transport

Balga Jobs and Skills Centre can be reached via the two following bus routes.

  • Route 372 (Mirrabooka Bus Station to Mirrabooka Bus Station via Highclere Blvd and Finchley Cr)
    Weekday and weekend services: refer to timetable 74 – route 372

    Route 376 (Mirrabooka Bus Station to Landsdale via Mirrabooka Ave)
  • Weekday and weekend services: refer to timetable 75 – route 376
Parking

The Balga TAFE campus car parks come under the jurisdiction of the City of Stirling parking by-laws. Infringement notices will be issued to persons who do not comply with the following regulations.

  • Parking is restricted to marked visitor bays
  • Visitors are not permitted to park in staff parking bays
  • Parking is not permitted on any lawn area
  • Speed limit is 15km/h
  • No reckless or dangerous driving
Food and drinks

The Balga TAFE campus has an Aroma Ca, which  offers a large, tasty variety of fresh hot and cold food and drinks, including coffee. The café is open for from breakfast through to lunch and the evening.

Monday — Friday    7:30 am — 7:30 pm. closed during the weekends and holidays.