Employability Course

Employability Course

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This employability course is an activity-based approach aimed at enhancing your understanding about employer expectations and the workplace. This employability course is aimed at boosting your employability by building foundation skills (e.g. career strategy, time management and problem-solving skills) and to assist you in applying for your first, second or third roles. In particular, this employability course will equip you with the relevant skills (e.g. resume preparation) to prepare you for seeking employment once you have completed your degree program.

Learning Outcomes

At the completion of this employability course you will have:

  1. Developed your own professional goals in relation to your future career aspirations.
  2. Enhanced your problem-solving skills.
  3. Developed your understanding on how to manage tasks and time to deliver tangible outcomes.
  4. Developed your self-awareness to manage and cope with work pressure.

Course Content

This employability course will cover the following content:

Career planning strategy and decision making

  • What is career planning?
  • Your career strategy including social media strategy

Resumé and cover letter preparation

  • Resumés
  • Types of Resumés
  • Capability statement
  • Cover letter

Time management and meeting deadlines

  • Time management strategies
  • Managing interruptions and procrastination

Problem-solving skills

  • Introduction and Framing problems
  • Implementation and follow through

Intended Audience

This employability course is aimed at people who need to boost their employability particularly at an early stage in their careers as well as those who wish to strengthen their skills.

Delivery Style

This leadership course is delivered online, self-paced.

Course Prerequisites

There are no pre-requisites to participate in this employability course.

An initiative of the NEW Education Framework

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Course Features

Available classes for Employability Course

Online self paced Approximately 12 hours, 365 maximum days to complete
University of Newcastle
$75 GST free
Please note: This course is available free of charge to currently enrolled postgraduate students of the University of Newcastle. If you do not have a discount code to waive the fee, please contact us on 02 8262 6400 (Option 4) between 9AM to 5PM Monday to Friday to verify your student status and receive the discount code.

The University of Newcastle, Sydney Campus is a leading provider of short courses in Australia, with industry qualified and experienced educators that bring up-to-date real-world skills directly to the classroom.