Professional Development Program

This program is designed to assist students and recent graduates to develop their knowledge and skills to gain employment in the Australian Job Market.

You will learn the best way to make a lasting first impression, analyse and relate your unique value proposition and how to best convey your skills and experience to prospective employers.

You will receive guidance on making your resume stand out, including having a powerful and effective cover letter.

You will learn where to look for suitable roles including leveraging social media and networking skills, master the interview, understand social styles and how to flex your style to maximise your success.

Receive guidance on the post interview process and navigate the Do’s and Don’ts of applying for a job in Australia. Approved by leading HR experts, this program covers all aspects of successfully gaining employment in the Australian market.

A key focus is to keep this program to maximise your learning experience and to understand Australian workplace culture to enhance your career success. You will undertake a learning subject in Professional development program along with your Internship with the host company related to your area of study/Interest.

DURATION

One day, face to face: 9:00am to 4:00pm

Online learning subjects: Self paced

CONTENT

Module 1: Are You Prepared to Apply for Roles in the Australian Job Market.
Module 2: What’s Stopping You From Entering the Market.
Module 3: Types of Employment, Australian workplace policies, working conditions.
Module 4: Stand Out From The Crowd, How to Look for a Job, Networking, Australian Job Market.
Module 5: Prepare Yourself For the Opportunity – Resumes and Cover Letters.
Module 6: Navigate the Interview.
Module 7: Post Interview Process.
Module 8: Do’s and Don’ts.

Participants will get access to our online learning material to supplement classroom activities.

PREREQUISITIES

English: Minimum IELTS 5.5 or equivalent score.

Relevant studies in the field of Internship.

OUTCOME

Upon completion, participants will have:
  • A better understanding of the Australian job market and job seeking techniques.
  • Tools to prepare a resume and cover letter that stand out from the crowd.
  • Increased confidence in applying for positions and successfully navigating interviews.
  • Personal value proposition and awareness of your social style and how to flex to others.
  • Understanding of Australian working conditions and workplace policies.
  • Internship Placement with a host company.

CERTIFICATE

Participants will receive a “Certificate of Attendance” from Eightfold Institute of Australia.

Upon Completion: Letter of recommendation from host company.