Career information to support New Migrants and people with English as a second language

Are you a new migrant or a South Australian with English as a second language and looking for a job or a new career path? 

When moving to a new country or navigating a new system with English as a Second Language it can be very difficult to make choices about which course to study, how to present your resume and how to find work.  

We understand this can be a challenging time – there are many changes in your life, and big decisions to make.

Student Success and Wellbeing are available to support TAFE SA students as you think about what course to study, how to best identify your skills, how to create a resume that will be suitable for jobs in Australia, build local networks and how to prepare for interviews.


Our “Kick-Start your Career” Series has more information available about all aspects of career planning and job preparation.  

Helpful resources to support your career: 


Get help with your career planning or job preparation

Current and recently graduated students can book an appointment using the links below, or by calling TAFE SA Customer Support on 1800 882 661. Support is available for recently graduated students for 12 months after completing your training with TAFE SA. 

Note: All resume support appointments are encouraged to be booked as online virtual appointments using Microsoft Teams.  This will allow us to share our screens and look at your resume together in real-time. 

Inspire Your Cookery Career

Be inspired and learn some tips for the cooking industry from celebrity chef, Simon Bryant, and TAFE SA cookery lecturer, Peter Burrows.
Regional workers making coffee and picking fruit

Work available in South Australia's regions

Looking for work? South Australia's agriculture, tourism and hospitality sectors has work available all year round in SA's regions.

Kick-Start Your Career

Whether you are looking for a casual gig while you are studying, or preparing to move into your dream job once you finish your qualification, our “Kick-Start Your Career” series can help.

Careers: Preparing for an online job interview

Online interviewing was already evolving to be more convenient and cost-effective for employers. With COVID-19 arriving, it quickly accelerated.

Your career in this time of uncertainty

The impact of COVID- 19 has changed the way we do everything, seemingly overnight. Now more than ever, keeping your skills up-to-date is important, this includes looking at your transferable skills and training opportunities.

What is so important about ‘Employability Skills’?

Employability skills are general workplace skills, personal qualities and attributes that enable you to thrive in any workplace, and are highly valued by employers.


Living in a community where you know and connect with neighbours fosters positive community spirit, keeping you and your neighbours feeling happy and connected.

Goal Setting – What are your goals?

A goal is something that gives you direction and focus for the future and provides a clear reference point for decisions you make.


Interviewing for industry information
Back to Top