Return To Work

WELCOMEManufacturing, like many industries, is experiencing skills shortages.Your work and life experience, and the skills you possess, are invaluable and highly sought after by employers and industry.

You…

  • Could study full time or part time or on the job
  • Can undertake an Australian Apprenticeship (at any age)
  • Will almost certainly receive recognition of your existing skills which can count as credit towards a formal Qualification or Statement of Attainment

So whether you are…

  • Female or male
  • Highly skilled or not
  • Highly qualified or not
  • Young or mature aged

…and you are considering returning to the workforce, you are in great demand in Manufacturing.

Haven’t had much opportunity to do training?

That’s OK. You can enter the Manufacturing Industry at a variety of levels and entry points and there is always scope for further training.

There’s also a new entry level Qualification, Certificate I in Manufacturing (Pathways) on offer. It is designed specifically for those who might not have had access to training, for those entering the workforce for the first time, and those re-entering the workforce. It provides them an entrance pathway into the Manufacturing Industry. It also counts as credit towards higher Qualifications.

For information on Certificate I in Manufacturing (Pathways) contact Manufacturing Skills Australia or call 1800 358 458.

If you are mature aged and returning to the workforce, another great place to start is JobWise, a website dedicated to promoting mature aged employment.

MAKE IT! has lots of information about jobs, careers, training and your potential future in the Manufacturing Industry.

You can browse through the content by clicking buttons at the left and whenever you’re ready, take a look at occupations via the INDUSTRY SECTOR or SEARCH buttons.

You can map possible career pathways in Manufacturing, no matter where you are starting from, in PATHWAYS SIMULATOR.