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. 

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.

Assessment:  Online Quiz

Fee:  $90

Duration:   4 hours

CPD Hours:  4 




Intakes:  Enrolments are taken throughout the year on a continuous basis.

Study Mode:  Online

Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations:

This course provides Professional Development for Professionals.

Undertaking this course enables students to meet their Continuing Professional Development obligations and industry update requirements in their profession. Upon successful completion of the course, students will be awarded Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours and a CQUniversity Certificate of Completion.

Course Enquiries:  CPD-Enquiries@cqu.edu.au