Thursday, 17 April 2014

SKILLMAX – Jobseekers Project

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Worker’s Name: Padmini Sampathkumar

Organisation/Service/Project: Granville TAFE

Telephone/Email:  (02) 96820463

Initiative/Project: SKILLMAX – Jobseekers Project

  • Employment/Job Seeking Training/Workshops:

Skillmax - Jobseekers Course

Develop job search strategies for the Australian employment market

 Skillmax - Jobseekers is

·         for skilled migrants seeking employment in their chosen profession
·         a fast track course to prepare qualified professionals to enter the Australian workforce
·         funded by the NSW Government
·         free for eligible participants
·         delivered in part-time classes for 75 hours

Human resource specialists and employers will provide sessions on the current expectations of finding work and career advice. They will also provide interactive workshops.

 Course outline

·         Developing a greater awareness of workplace culture and trends in the Australian labour market
·         Finding your fit in your field of expertise
·         Developing a career portfolio including your résumé and cover letter
·         Strategies to identify employment opportunities
·         Preparing for the job interview
·         Career management skills
·         Marketing yourself effectively


Candidates must

·         be a permanent Australian resident
·         have overseas qualifications
·         be seeking work in their field of expertise
·         have an IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent

You will also need to provide the following documents

·         Current visa page of your passport
·         Your qualifications (English translations)
·         IELTS Test Report Form (TRF) or equivalent

Course Dates:

Start: 12 May 2014 Finish: 13 June 2014
Time: Monday- Friday (3 days, 5 hours/day)
Days and times negotiable

Course Location:
Granville College
William Street
Granville NSW 2142

Information Session: 1st of May & 8 May 2013
1 pm- 2.30 pm
Granville College, Block A, Second Floor, Room A.2.14.
If unable to attend information session, please call Padmini on (02) 96820 463 to register your interest.

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