Career Centre

This program is delivered in partnership with Mercy Community services and it offers the following:

 

  • • One to one career guidance
  • • Information on career change
  • • Assistance to upgrade skills
  • • Options for self employment
  • • Networking opportunities
  • • Motivation
  • • Personal development
  • • Financial assistance for training

 

Cyberworks
  • • How to search for a job on the internet
  • • How to access information on the internet

 

Workshops
  • • Resume writing
  • • Different types of resume writing
  • • Resumes that impress employers
  • • What to include and what to avoid
  • • Designing your own Business Card
  • • Why you need a business card when seeking work
  • • Writing application letters
  • • Addressing selection criteria
  • • Interviews

 

Cultural Training
  • • Cultural differences and how they can affect you in the workplace
  • • Aussie slang and humour
  • • Handling social occasions

 

English Language Classes
  • • English conversation classes
  • • Written business English
  • • English language on the computer

 

Career Guidance
  • Individual career guidance is available to assist clients in their choice or change of career. Assistance is available:
  • • To identify training, education and career pathways;
  • • To obtain recognition of overseas qualifications;
  • • On use of MY GUIDE on the internet;
  • • On the labour market;
  • • On government agencies;
  • • On all aspects relating to careers regardless of whether one is a school leaver or of mature age

 

Employment Orientation

The following services are provided:

  • • Workshops on self-employment
  • • Personal development
  • • Developing your full potential
  • • Information on how to access training; navigating Centrelink, Job Network and other employment programs; using your overseas skills and experience; volunteering; networking, effective communication; and other aspects of seeking work.