Support for Job Seekers


Looking for a job? You’re in the right place.

Since 1998, BUSY At Work has been fulfilling our mission to support more people into sustainable career pathways.  

We are contracted by the Australian Government to deliver a range of employment services to support job seekers into work and career pathways. Our services include:

We are also contracted by the Queensland Government to deliver the Skilling Queenslanders for Work program, partnering with organisations to provide skills and work experience for Queensland job seekers.

Search for an apprenticeship or traineeship position

If you’re interested in an apprenticeship or traineeship, our free recruitment website Apprenticeship Central allows you to search for available vacancies in your area. The website also has some great tools like a resume builder and careers matching questionnaire where you can find out what jobs suit your interests and personality.

Once you’ve found an apprenticeship or traineeship that you would like to go for, you can apply for the job directly through the site. To get started simply jump on the website below and create a profile. And remember, if you ever feel like you need a little help with your resume, choosing a career path, or applying for a specific job our Careers and Placement team would love to help. Simply get in touch and one of our friendly team members will be in touch to chat about your options. We’re here to help!

*THE BUSY GROUP LTD trading as BUSY At Work is a service provider contracted by the Australian Government as represented by the Department of Education, Skills and Employment to provide support services to prospective and current employers and Australian Apprentices. THE BUSY GROUP LTD is one of a number of Network Providers in Queensland and Western Australia. This website does not represent the Australian Government, if you wish to access information about the Australian Apprenticeships, from the Australian Government you should access the Australian Apprenticeships website.

The BUSY staff have really looked after me. Valerie has been very positive and the interviewing skills I’ve learned really helped me get the job.

- Rodhan Rai

So what is the difference between an apprenticeship or a traineeship?

It’s important to know that after completing your apprenticeship or traineeship you have a nationally recognised qualification allowing you to easily pick up similar work in other towns, cities and states.

So what is the difference between an apprenticeship or a traineeship?

What is an Apprenticeship?

An apprenticeship is the time spent learning a skilled trade under a qualified tradesperson. There are hundreds of different trades – from hairdresser to mechanic, electrician to chef, plumber to cabinet maker.

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What is a Traineeship?

A traineeship is the time spent learning a job (or vocation) under a supervisor. You can do a traineeship in just about any workplace, for example in a shop, a fast food outlet or office. Traineeship qualifications range from Certificate II up to Advanced Diploma.

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Following the recent Queensland Health advice, a number of BUSY At Work offices will be temporarily closed in the Greater Brisbane Area from 5pm Monday the 29th March and will not reopen until after the Easter long weekend on Tuesday the 6th of April, 2021. Click here for list of offices affected. We will be taking calls until 8pm Thursday 1st  on 13 28 79 should you wish to speak with one of the team.

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