TAFE NSW runs a number of courses tailored exclusively for women to help them build new skills and confidence. The range includes the Work Opportunities for Women (WOW) course which is specifically designed to help women enter or re-enter the workforce. Click here for information. Courses are run at different campuses around the state.
Returning To Earning Victorian Government Initiative
The Returning to Earning program is a Victorian State Government initiative which provides support to parents to return to work after an absence caring for children. Grants of up to $1000 are available which can be used to cover any costs associated with approved training, such as books and materials, course fees, transport and childcare.
Productivity Places Program Australian Government
The Program provides new training places in skills and occupations employers are seeking and is designed to help you secure long term employment. The Program is part of the Australian Government’s Skilling Australia for the future initiative. The training will be delivered by training organisations in your local area. You can gain a new qualification or upgrade an existing qualification.