ACT Jobs Fair

Join us at the ACT Jobs Fair, where job seekers, employers and employment service providers are able to network and discuss the jobs on offer in the ACT and region.

Date: Friday 27 November 2020
Time: 9.00 am – 5.00 pm AEDT
Location: Coorong Pavilion, EPIC - Exhibition Park in Canberra, Mitchell ACT 2911
Direction: Attendees arriving by private vehicle must use Gate 4 on Stirling Avenue off Federal Highway. The Gate 2 main entrance off Flemington Road is for pedestrian access only due to COVID-19 testing being carried out in buildings nearby.

Register: Registration is free, but essential. Click on the link below to register for one of the four, 90 minute sessions throughout the day.

Looking for a job? Register your attendance

The fair will allow you to chat with businesses and discuss job opportunities and career options from a wide range of industries in the ACT and region. There will also be a number of workshops you can attend to help you get job ready and secure your next role. Also, don’t forget to bring hard copies of your résumé as well as on USB as you never know, you might be chatting to your next employer or find your dream job and be able to apply then and there on the day.

You can also book a one-on-one session to have your résumé reviewed or have some interview practice with a qualified consultant on the day.

The Department is taking all precautions to ensure the event is COVID‑19 safe for all participants. Details on entrance to the venue and COVID‑19 safety instructions will be provided upon registration.

Exhibitor list

  • 1300apprentice
  • ACT Education Directorate
  • ACTCS
  • Apprenticeship Careers Australia
  • Australian Brick and Blocklaying Training Foundation - ABBTF
  • Australian Federal Police
  • Australian Training Company
  • BZB and Lucky Shot
  • Canberra Institute of Technology
  • Capital Region Community Services
  • Care Traffic Management P/L
  • Defence Force Recruiting
  • Hammond Care
  • HIA Apprentices
  • HorizonOne Recruitment
  • Ignite Limited
  • IRT Group
  • Joblink Plus Training
  • LDK
  • Luton
  • Master Builders Association of the ACT
  • National Careers Institute - DESE
  • OzChild
  • Path / Jobs Jumpstart (DESE)•Sarina Russo Job Access
  • TFE Hotels
  • The Salvation Army Employment Plus
  • Women Building Australia (Master Builders Australia) 

Workshops

Session one

Time

Presentation Presentation Description

10:00 am

How to improve your chances of getting a job

Find out information on the local jobs market and get tips on how to improve your chances of getting a job.

Session two

Time

Presentation

Presentation Description

11:30 pm

Australian Apprenticeships and Traineeships

Apprenticeships are a pathway to over 500 occupations in nearly 50 industries. You can become an apprentice or trainee at any age and gain a nationally recognised qualification - all while working and earning a wage! Come and hear from the Australian VET Alumni graduates as they share their journeys and from employers and service providers who recruit apprentices and trainees.

12:15 pm

What employers want

Hear from local employers about what employers are looking for when recruiting for new employees, and get advice on résumés, interviews and your first day of employment.

Session three

Time

Presentation

Presentation Description

1:30 pm

Australian Apprenticeships and Traineeships

Apprenticeships are a pathway to over 500 occupations in nearly 50 industries. You can become an apprentice or trainee at any age and gain a nationally recognised qualification - all while working and earning a wage! Come and hear from the Australian VET Alumni graduates as they share their journeys and from employers and service providers who recruit apprentices and trainees.

2:15 pm

How to improve your chances of getting a job

Find out information on the local jobs market and get tips on how to improve your chances of getting a job.

Session four

Time Presentation Presentation Description

3:40 pm

Australian Apprenticeships and Traineeships

Apprenticeships are a pathway to over 500 occupations in nearly 50 industries. You can become an apprentice or trainee at any age and gain a nationally recognised qualification - all while working and earning a wage! Come and hear from the Australian VET Alumni graduates as they share their journeys and from employers and service providers who recruit apprentices and trainees.

4:20 pm

Tools to Progress Your Career

Learn about tools to progress your career, including understanding the importance of leadership and transferrable skills.  

Check back regularly for updated workshop details!