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PDC53972 - Work Ready Skills

Overview

At a glance

This online Short Course is designed to provide you with work-ready skills including interpreting and responding to job advertisements and selection criteria, writing application letters and resumes and developing interview skills for job seekers.

While this course is aimed at trainees, apprentices, graduates and school leavers looking to enter the workforce, it also applies to job seekers in the broader community looking to increase their confidence and success rate when applying for work.

The course will provide real-world examples of advertised positions, response criteria to address, templates for preparing for job interviews and tips to assist you to return to the workforce.

The fee for this short course will be $90.00.

Study Mode Online
Intake Dates Year Round

Hours of study

4 hours

Career Opportunities

This course will provide work ready skills for apprentices, trainees, graduates, school leavers and job seekers in the broader community.

Professional Recognition

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be awarded 4 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours and a CQUniversity Certificate of Completion.

Details

Course Summary

This online Short Course is designed to provide you with work-ready skills including interpreting and responding to job advertisements and selection criteria, writing application letters and resumes and developing interview skills for job seekers.

While this course is aimed at trainees, apprentices, graduates and school leavers looking to enter the workforce, it also applies to job seekers in the broader community looking to increase their confidence and success rate when applying for work.

The course will provide real-world examples of advertised positions, response criteria to address, templates for preparing for job interviews and tips to assist you to return to the workforce.

Course Learning Outcomes:

1. Understand the recruitment and selection process from an employer’s point of view
2. Interpret an advertisement, job description and selection criteria confidently and correctly
3. Prepare a well written job application (resume and cover letter)
4. Plan for a job interview
5. Develop interview skills
6. Transition into your new work role.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements, however it is recommended that students enrolling in this course have basic computer skills as well as appropriate literacy and numeracy levels to interpret job advertisements, respond to selection criteria and write job applications and resumes.

Program Structure

Self-paced online study with a Multiple Choice Quiz (MCQ).

How to Apply

Enrolment

For direct access to the course, visit cpd.cqu.edu.au