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Job Training & Upskilling

Whether you’re a school-leaver, or a mature aged jobseeker, finding new work is always daunting. We understand different jobseekers have different needs and are here to support you with the relevant skills and job training for your situation.

Ready to upskill for the job you want?


Helping you upskill, reskill and become job ready


As one of Australia’s largest education, training and employment service providers, the Sarina Russo Group has 44 years of experience helping people from all backgrounds and skill levels enhance their skills and gain employment.

We connect you with the right industry-focused training, skills development, support services and employment opportunities to overcome any issues that might be hindering your efforts to work. More importantly, once your eligibility is confirmed for a government-funded training program, there is absolutely no cost to you at all!

Once you’re registered with Sarina Russo Job Access, you’ll have access to a range of job-ready courses and training programs to suit your individual needs, such as:

  • Get That Job Employability Program
  • Sarina Russo Institute (SRI) Certificate & Diploma Courses
  • Workforce Australia - Career Transition Assistance
  • Workforce Australia - Self-Employment Assistance
  • Workforce Australia - Employability Skills Training (EST)

No matter what your current experience, education, background or skill level, there are upskilling and reskilling opportunities to help you increase your job prospects.

Get That Job – Sarina Russo Job Access employability program

Developed with input from our consultants and trainers, this short program is designed to give you the basic skills to find a job. You’ll receive guidance on getting a job and what to expect in the workplace.

Depending on your needs and location, you can complete it in-person or online.


Sarina Russo Institute Courses

Sarina Russo Institute (SRI) delivers a range of industry-focused employment training and development courses to further your upskilling and reskilling goals, such as: 

  • Individual Support (Aged Care, Disability)
  • Customer Service
  • Community Service
  • Business Administration

These vocational training opportunities offer nationally recognised qualifications. Available to complete online, you will have access to trainers with industry experience who can provide ongoing support.


Workforce Australia - Career Transition Assistance

Workforce Australia - Career Transition Assistance an upskilling and reskilling program designed to support jobseekers aged 45+ years. It helps eligible participants develop practical skills and build confidence to compete in today’s job market.

Support and training is also available to identify transferrable skills from previous employment and apply these to current employment opportunities.


Business start-up training

Sarina Russo Job Access can support entrepreneurial jobseekers to help turn your business ideas into reality.  There are several avenues of support for anyone looking to start their own business, including:

  • Self-Employment Assistance, including Cert IV in New Small Business training with one-on-one mentoring to launch your business
  • Exploring Being My Own Boss workshops to explore the basics of entrepreneurship and self-employment
  • Entrepreneurship Facilitator services, available in Ballarat and surrounding areas

Share your ideas with our employment and training consultants and we’ll help determine which training will best suit your needs.


Workforce Australia - Employment Skills Training (EST)

Delivered as part of the Government’s 3-part Youth Jobs PaTH initiative this job training program fulfils the first stage: Prepare.

It is intended to provide jobseekers aged 15-24 with career guidance and information about labour market opportunities. Support is also given to build resumes based on your career goals.

Sarina Russo Job Access can help refer you to a Workforce Australia - Employability Skills Training (EST) provider in your area.


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Sarina Russo Group acknowledges the First Nations Peoples of this Country, the traditional custodians connected to the land, water and community on which we live, work and help others to live their best lives. We also pay respect to the Elders past, present and emerging, who strive to build a better and more sustainable future for future generations to come.