Course code: 800-000004

TAFE Statement in Skillmax

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Overview About this course

If you have a professional qualification from overseas, this course teaches you how to conduct your job search in Australia with confidence. Gain experience in writing cover letters and resumes. Prepare for and attend phone and panel interviews.

Outcomes What you'll gain

Learning outcomes

During this course you'll learn to:

  • Understand Australian workplace culture and the current labour market

  • Develop confidence and skills to help you find employment

  • Write cover letters, resumes and responses to job selection criteria

  • Prepare for interviews and have the skills and confidence to respond well in them

  • Develop techniques to prepare job applications for work in both public and private sectors

Course outcomes

You'll leave this course with:

  • Confidence to pursue a job that matches your professional qualifications

  • Experience in crafting written documents suited to the Australian job market

  • A sound understanding of Australian job application and recruitment methods

  • The ability to develop and practise answers to common interview questions

  • Strategies to identify and maximise job opportunities

Suitability Is this course right for you?

Professional Development

Learn a new skill and improve your career prospects

Entry requirements

Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol

  • An IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent as evidenced by an IELTS transcript or a PTE report with a score of 58 or above. A teacher will evaluate your English language skills if you have not taken the IELTS or equivalent assessment test.

  • An English translation of your overseas professional qualification as evidenced by a graduation certificate of any degree that you completed overseas

  • A valid visa that allows you full working rights in Australia as evidenced by an immigration grant letter with your visa

Entry recommendations

To be prepared for this course, we recommend you have:

  • The intention to look for a job in Australia

  • A desire to understand the Australian job market, systems and workplace culture

  • The overseas professional qualifications and experience that will focus your job search

TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.

Pathways Where can this course take you?

Career pathways

Our graduates go onto roles like: This course is designed to help you find a job in Australia that matches your professional qualifications and experience.

The TAFE Statement in Skillmax does not have any courses.

Your experience counts

At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous work experience and study history. You may be able to use recognition of prior learning when applying for a course in the future. If you're successful, you'll get your qualification faster.

Units Units taught in this course

Courses can be made up of a combination of core and specialty units.

Core units consist of the knowledge you'll need to build key skills for success in your field, industry or hobby.

  • Speaking skills for jobseeking 800-000004B

  • Writing skills for jobseeking 800-000004A

TAFE NSW Services Facilities and support

TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.

  • TAFE NSW Disability Support Service

  • TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support

  • TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)

  • TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service

  • TAFE NSW Libraries

  • Scholarship programs – be supported as you explore your talents and fulfil your potential

  • Read&Write literacy and study support software is available free for all TAFE NSW students to use while studying on campus and at home

  • LinkedIn Learning – an online resource which offers innovative courses and tutorials to improve your personal and professional skills

  • Student associations – get social with our student community

Info sessions Want to know more?

There are a total of 1 information sessions planned for this course. They'll take place at different locations across the state.

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