The south metropolitan area of Perth covers an area of over 3,300 square kilometres, and is home to over one million people – 25% of Western Australia's population.
There are three Jobs and Skills Centres in the south metropolitan region, all located at a South Metropolitan TAFE campus. Select each of the links below to find out more about the services available at each centre, and its location and contact details.
People from a culturally and linguistically diverse background (CaLD)
Specialist services and activities designed to assist people from a culturally and linguistically diverse (CaLD) background to make educational, training and work choices are available. As well as providing information on training and opportunities to use existing skills or learn new or additional skills, Mercy Care is supporting Jobs and Skills Centres with specialist services and can work with you to overcome barriers to employment, education and training.
Mercy Care can help with information on training options, and developing a career action plan including work experience, voluntary work and other opportunities that can provide you with job-ready skills and experience, to improve your job prospects.
They also offer computer assisted career guidance and workshops on career options and employability skills including basic occupational safety and health.
Services are available from 9.00 am to 4.30 pm Monday to Friday at 4 Brewer Place Mirrabooka phone: 08 6298 9888; or Unit 1, 6 Cecil Avenue Cannington phone: 08 6298 9888.
Appointments via phone or Skype can be arranged for eligible clients across WA.
When you’re released from prison, finding a steady job or getting your career back on track can make a big difference in getting your life moving in a positive direction. Outcare is supporting the Jobs and Skills Centres with specialist services to help get you into work or training. They also offer program for Aboriginal ex-offenders to support effective transition from prison to reconnect with community and culture.
Outcare can help with information on training or education options and advice on choosing a career path, a computer, printer and internet access to help with writing your resumé and job applications, and preparing for job interviews.
They also offer a one-day career development course, delivered in prison, which covers aspects such as interview techniques, self-image, disclosing convictions and how to access employment services within the community to prepare people for release.
Outcare's services are available from 9.30 am to 4.30 pm Monday to Friday at 27 Moore St East Perth, or phone 08 6263 8622.