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.
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
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
Learn a new skill and improve your career prospects
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
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.
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.
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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.
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.
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