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TAFE Statement in Skillmax

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Overview About this course

Designed for jobseekers with professional qualifications overseas who plan to work in Australia, gain insights into the Australian job market and workplace culture. Conduct your job search with confidence. Prepare for and do well in job interviews.

Outcomes What You'll Gain

Learning Outcomes

Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:

  • Understand Australian workplace culture and current labour market

  • Develop confidence and effective job seeking skills

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

  • Prepare for and respond well in interviews

  • Develop techniques for both public and private sector applications

Course Outcomes

Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.

  • 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?

Entry requirements

This course requires evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol

  • Have received an IELTS 6.5 score or equivalent

  • An English translation of your overseas professional qualification

  • A valid visa that allows you full working rights in Australia

  • Proof of your NSW residential address

  • A teacher will evaluate your English language skills if you have not taken the IELTS or equivalent assessment test.

Entry recommendations

To be prepared for this course, we recommend that 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 Future Career and Study Options

Career pathways

Our graduates go onto roles like: job searching with confidence using a range of skills, targeting a job that matches your professional qualifications and experience and preparing and attending interviews with confidence.

Study pathways

Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:

Previous study 0 Courses

Begin here to gain experience and confidence in this study area.

The TAFE Statement in Skillmax does not have any pre-requisite courses.

Further study 2 Courses

Advance your skills to take your career to the next level

Related study 0 Courses

Strengthen your expertise and gain specialist skills to expand your employability.

The TAFE Statement in Skillmax does not have any related courses.

Your experience counts

At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.

Units Units taught in this course

Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.

  • 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

  • Smarthinking - online access to a tutor

  • 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

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