Multicultural Support

At the Skills and Jobs Centre we are dedicated to helping people from a diverse range of backgrounds. We celebrate our diverse community and acknowledge the unique experiences of people from Indigenous and migrant backgrounds.

Finding work in a new town can be challenging and when facing barriers, such as language, lack of local connections and/or prejudice it can seem impossible. We are able to help you develop a plan and pathways to gain new skills, showcase the skills you already have and connect you with local networks.

We look forward to working with you to help navigate your career path.

Below are useful links to help you along the way.

Translating and Interpreting Service

The Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS National) is an interpreting service provided by the Department of Home Affairs for people who do not speak English and for agencies and businesses that need to communicate with their non-English speaking clients.

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Language, Literacy and Numeracy Supplement

An extra payment each fortnight while you’re improving your skills in the Skills for Education and Employment program from Centrelink.

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Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP)

Be taught English for free through the Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP). You may be eligible for AMEP if you are a migrant or humanitarian visa entrant.

Warrnambool AMES Australia
South West TAFE
193/197-205 Timor Street
Warrnambool VIC 3280
Ph 03 5564 8785

Overseas Qualification Unit

Our Overseas Qualifications Unit (OQU) offers free and confidential assessment services to have your qualifications recognised in Australia and help you secure work.

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Contact us:
E skillsandjobcentre@swtafe.edu.au
P (03) 55648 515

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Use the live chat feature between 8.30am and 5pm Monday to Friday to speak to someone directly.

Come and visit us today

COLAC   |   HAMILTON   |   PORTLAND   |   WARRNAMBOOL
Email skillsandjobscentre@swtafe.edu.au
Phone 03 5564 8515
The Skills and Jobs Centre acknowledges the traditional owners of the land. We pay our respects to the Elders past, present and emerging.