Helping retrenched employees
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Helping retrenched employees

Help & advice

Explore over 500 occupations

A worker facing retrenchment may need to identify a new area of employment. Using the Occupation Explorer tool, they can explore over 500 occupations that are accessible through TAFE and training. They can also filter and sort through the occupations according to their specific needs.

Find training options

A worker facing retrenchment might need to do some training to move into a new job. Once they decide on an area of study, they can search for relevant courses. 

They can also compare offerings amongst a network of TAFEs and other training providers. They'll find information on fees, locations, when to apply, and more.

Help with training costs

A worker facing retrenchment might be eligible for government-subsidised training. If they’re eligible, the government will contribute to the cost of their training. 

For more information, visit the Fees, funding and financial support page.

Skills and Jobs Centres

Based in TAFEs across Victoria, Skills and Jobs Centres can provide expert advice on training and employment opportunities.

For more information, see: Skills and Jobs Centres.

Workers in Transition program

The Jobs Victoria Workers in Transition program provides information, tools and resources to help both business and workers through retrenchment processes and into new opportunities.

For more information, see: Support for Businesses and Workers Facing Retrenchment (Jobs Victoria)


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Automotive supply chain
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