Assist your child

For parents and carers

The earliest and often the most powerful learning about careers is shaped by the adults in a child's life. This Assist your child feature page will help you to support and encourage your child or another young person with their career making decisions.

Supporting your child

Helping your child consider future occupations begins the career planning process. Learn more about future occupation projections by viewing Supporting your child's job aspirations.

Other areas where you can provide practical support include self-awareness, opportunity awareness, decision making and transition support. Learn more about Supporting your child's career development.

Making good career decisions - The Adventures of You

Find out in a fun, interactive way how executive function can assist career decision making

These animations will help your child to identify executive functions, and take consistent,long-term action to improve their skills.

9 activities to help children understand careers

In daily life, you will find many opportunities to help your young child or teenager prepare for a great future. These career activities span teenagers, primary school students and pre-schoolers and are a great way to begin that conversation about the world of work.

Help your child choose school subjects

Help your child choose school subjects that match their career, education and training ambitions.


Use the Career bullseyes to get started

If your child has no idea where to begin to learn about what occupations exist, the Career Bullseyes are a really good place to start.

Simply choose a learning area that they like, and begin the career exploration journey together.

11 tips to increase your child's interest in careers

Find out how to help your child to start thinking about what they would like to do and how you can support them in their career choices.


Help your child to identify their interests and skills

The My career profile activities will help your child explore interests and skills, and learn about the different occupations that exist. They'll be able to record their dreams and aspirations and to find our what level of qualification is required for the jobs that interest them.

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