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