For job seekers in Somerset, QLD

Build your skills, knowledge and contacts and get job-ready!

Employability Skills Training (EST) helps you find and keep the right job in the right industry.

Get practical support to develop your workplace and job search skills:

  • Explore your career options
  • Improve your teamwork, communication, decision-making, and problem-solving.
  • Learn about specific industries in your area that recruiting, for example, hospitality or aged care
  • Meet local employers to learn about their work environment and expectations.

You can choose a general course, or you can focus on a specific industry in one of our industry-specific specialist programs.

Block 1 Group program delivered by MatchWorks

Build your workplace skills and knowledge.

This program includes:

  • Understanding employer expectations
  • Teamwork and problem-solving
  • Communication skills
  • Using technology, including online etiquette and managing your digital profile and online etiquette.
  • Local industries that are recruiting
  • Direct links to local jobs and work experience. This includes apprenticeships and internships.

Block 2 Delivered by MatchWorks and genU Training

Discover where your future can take you.

This program includes:

  • Establishing goals and objectives
  • Effective job search techniques
  • Job search tools including resumes and cover letters that hit the mark
  • Valuable interview skills to present your best self
  • Direct links to local jobs and work experience. This includes apprenticeships and internships.

Block Two Training is available as a generalist course, or industry-specific specialist courses

  • Cleaning
  • Construction
  • Contact centres
  • Disability/Aged Care
  • Hospitality/Food Services
  • Retail
  • Warehousing

Courses run monthly. Speak to your Employment Consultant for upcoming dates.

MatchWorks Strathpine
2/424 Gympie Road
Strathpine, QLD 4500

25 hours per week for 3 weeks (full-time)
OR 15 hours per week for 5 weeks (part-time).


  • For ages 15+
  • Registered as a job seeker in Workforce Australia. or a participant in Transition to Work (TtW) or Disability Employment Services (DES).