Career education resources

Making a career choice while still at school, and choosing subjects to work towards it can be difficult. Various resources are available to make this easier for students.

On this page:

Career Bullseye posters

Career Bullseyes can help young people choose their school subjects based on what jobs they can lead to. The Bullseyes reflect possible career options and training requirements for 33 subjects.

The Job Guide

The Job Guide provides an in-depth look at various occupations, and education and training pathways to support people to make informed career decisions.

The 2015 Job Guide was the final edition and hard copies are no longer available.

Australian Jobs gives an overview of trends in the Australian labour market. It is designed to support students, career advisers, job seekers, those considering future training and work and people interested in labour market issues.

Want to know more?

  • Course Seeker is a national course comparison tool, where students can search over 8,000 courses and then compare up to four higher education courses at once. Deciding on a course and where to study can be a daunting experience. Course Seeker assists students by narrowing down course search results through filtering by ATAR, mode of study, study area or location.
  • ComparED helps Australians to make informed choices about their higher education study options by bringing together survey data from the higher education institutions about student’s experiences and graduate job outcomes. View over 100 higher education institutions and simultaneously compare up to six different institutions and/or study areas, focusing on student experiences, skill development, the teaching practices, employment outcomes, facilities and student support services
  • Jobs and Skills can help students make decisions about study and training, first job, or the next step in their career. The site lets users explore careers to learn about future outlook, pay, main tasks, physical and other demands, the skills, knowledge and abilities needed, and links to job vacancies and related courses.
  • Job Jumpstart offers support for young jobseekers and their parents, teachers, and career advisers, with printable workbooks and tip sheets, recruitment insights from Australian employers, and information and links to government resources.
  • MySkills (part of the Your Career website) connects individuals and employers with training organisations that best suit their needs.