​We know that looking for work can be hard and that sometimes people need support and advice to achieve their career goals. SkillsPlus is a well-established employment services that can help you find a job!  We offer a range of services and information at no cost to you.


We know everyone has different ideas about what their future will be, which is why we make sure our employment and training services are tailored to suit your needs. We'll work with you to develop a career path that works - for you.


Our services are designed to help you at every stage including writing a resume, looking for a job, preparing for interviews and ongoing support once you are in the job.   We have access to hundreds of local employers across the South East of Melbourne and regional Victoria from various industries including, but not limited to: Manufacturing, Retail, Health & Community Care, Hospitality, Transport & Logistics, Customer Service, Administration and many more...

Are you eligible to access our services?

To be eligible to access our services for free through our jobactive program, you need to:

  • Have the right to work in Australia

  • Be over 15 years of age

  • Not be studying or working full time

Want to register with SkillsPlus?

When you register at Centrelink, ask to be referred to SkillsPlus so that we can start working with you straight away.

Not sure if you are eligible? Contact Centrelink by calling 13 28 50, visit your nearest Centrelink office, or visit the Centrelink website.


Or if you'd like to speak to one of our experienced staff today, contact SkillsPlus Employment Services for further information.

  • Skills Assessment

    We will complete a skills assessment and provide you with the right career advice and assistance to gain new skills and/or qualifications.

  • Improve your chances of getting a job

    Assist you to look for work, write a résumé and prepare for interviews

  • Develop your Job Plan

    Our Work Brokers will work with you to build your own individually tailored Job Plan. 

  • Break down Barriers

    Assist you to address barriers that may be making finding a job difficult.

  • Earn or Learn

    Our first priority is to help you find work. We provide 3 pathways to employment and our Work Brokers will discuss your earn or learn options.

  • Marketing

    Market you to appropriate employers and employment opportunities that match your skillset.

  • Continued Support

    We can provide post-placement support for up to 6 months.

Case Study

Brody (19) was referred to SkillsPlus Employment Services in 2012. When he came to SkillsPlus he presented as a shy young man with no employment history.


Although he lacked work experience, his Employment Consultant, saw a person with great potential and she was confident in his abilities to succeed. She referred Brody to SkillsPlus Youth Education where he completed Year 10. He went on to finish a Certificate IV in Computer Systems and a Certificate II in Warehousing Operations.


Since joining SkillsPlus, Brody has gained his driver's licence, been very successful; when completing his Work for the Dole activity at Peninsula Food Alliance (which he loved so much that he did not want to leave) and he will successfully reach 12 months of permanent full-time employment with Bowens/Timber Truss on 28/11/15. Brody is now living an independent fulfilling life and has developed into a confident young man with a great future in front of him.

Connections for Quality

Connections for Quality provides information about the services offered by jobactive and Disability Employment Services (DES) providers.This information is to help you make an informed choice of provider and is designed for your individual needs. Click here to find out more about Connections for Quality.

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