Skills for Education and Employment SEE
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SEE

Skills for Education and Employment

The Skills for Education and Employment (SEE) program supports job seekers whose English language, literacy or numeracy skills are making it difficult for them to find a job. This program helps students develop their skills to improve employment opportunities.

The SEE Program, fully-funded by the Australian Federal Government, is an approved activity for participation requirements for job seekers with Centrelink.

OTEN delivers a range of courses for the SEE Program:
English language courses at all levels reading and writing courses vocational qualifications with English language support in Individual Support.
Strands in Aged Care, Education Support and Home and Community. Other courses available are Early Childhood Education and Care, Hospitality, Tourism, Information Technology, Retail and Business Administration work experience components for some vocational qualifications.

Careers Australia
Short Description: Careers Australia provide courses through online & campus learning that equip you with the skills needed to advance your career & employment opportunities.
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Careers Australia was established in 2006 and has grown to become Australia’s leading private provider of Vocational Education and Training.

With 15 campuses located throughout Australia, our facilities and staff offer world class academic and student support. The extensive offering of accredited short courses, apprenticeships, traineeships, certificates and diplomas we provide creates thousands of pathways into employment and further education across a range of industries.

The Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) is the national policy for regulated qualifications in Australian education and training.

The AQF incorporates the qualifications from each education and training sector into a single comprehensive national qualifications framework. Careers Australia is made up of a number of wholly owned Registered Training Organisations and all of our courses are recognised under the AQF. We also have a number of courses registered on the Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students, which is the government body that oversees formal international student education in Australia.

What this means is that regardless of what type of student you are, where you come from, or what course you are enrolling in, you will get the same nationally recognised, globally renowned, and industry acclaimed education at Careers Australia.

Skill Hire
Short Description: Employment Solution Specialists providing diverse, professional training and employment services
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With branches across Western Australia and South Australia we employ 140+ staff to deliver our range of services and provide support to more than 850 labour hire workers, apprentices and trainees.

Contract Staffing
Let us help you navigate through HR, IR, rates, payroll, industry standards and workers compensation. We will source the right person to fit your short term, long term, temporary or permanent needs from our continual pool of quality candidates.

Apprenticeship and Trainee Services
Talk to us about employing an apprentice or trainee. As a licensed Group Training Organisation we can use our network to find the right candidate for you. We’ll take care of employment requirements allowing you to focus on your business.

Skill Development
As a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) we will design and deliver custom made training to fit your individual business needs. As well as delivering accredited training at our customised training centre and vocational programmes across a diverse range of industries, we now offer e-learning courses and regional training on-site.

Indigenous Services
We will work closely with you to increase and retain your Indigenous representation by providing Indigenous employment, training and strategies including apprenticeships, tailored pre-employment training, customised recruitment and retention support, Indigenous cultural awareness and mentoring.

Australian Government Service Provider
As a proud jobactive, CDP and Remote School Attendance Strategy provider, Skill Hire is often able to offer a wider range of options than most agencies.

ACTU Worksite
Short Description: An educational resource providing research information for secondary and tertiary students, as well as basic industrial information
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ACTU Worksite for schools is your place to find out about first jobs, rights at work and the role of unions in Australia.

Resume Examples for Your 2019 Job Application
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Short Description: Resume Examples and Guides for 2019 Job Application
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Some excellent example resumes and practical guide to information and layout. Able to produce a free single page resume in a range of basic templates to assist in getting a resume started

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Canning College
Short Description: Canning College is an adult education centre located in Bentley, Western Australia. The College offers a range of educational programs for adults both continuing and returning to education
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Canning College offers a wide range of high quality courses to help students aged 17 and over prepare for University and State Training Providers and improve their career prospects. Founded in 1982, Canning College, an independent government school, boasts an extraordinary success rate for students continuing their education at prestigious university:

301 Canning College graduates gained a place at university in 2014. Of these, 186 were invited to study at Curtin University, 65 were invited to study at the University of Western Australia, 6 were invited to study at Murdoch University and 44 in other universities.

There are many more impressive stories of Canning College students following their dream path, whether that is entering university, State Training Providers, the workforce or achieving personal goals. The friendly staff at Canning College help make these dreams a reality through a supportive, nurturing adult environment.

How to Dress For a Job Interview
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Whether we like it or not, first impressions are important. During interviews, in particular, first impressions are everything.

Your appearance is the first thing people notice about you, and it can take as little as a tenth of a second for the interviewer to form an initial opinion about your suitability for the job.

So, if first impressions are largely defined by the choice of clothes, you need to make sure your attire is nothing less than perfect. With the tips and suggestions on this webpage, you can be sure to tick all the boxes for a successful first impression!

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Indigenous Career Inspirations
Short Description: A West Australian video production following the career pathways of young indigenous people.
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An inspirational journey following eight young Aboriginal people who are working in the Midwest.
This is their story. The challenges they have faced. Their hopes & dreams for the future and advice for other young Aboriginal people. If they can do it, you can do it too!

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Cover Letter Examples for 2019 [+Writing Tips]
Short Description: Cover Letter Examples for 2019 with some helpful writing tips
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Helpful blog showing some layout and examples of cover letters

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Skills Check List
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Short Description: Shills Checklist PDF
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Checklist to help you with your personal skills, transferable skills positive skill words for job applications.

GradAustralia
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Our mission

To help every student find the perfect job. We work hard at GradAustralia to be the benchmark for quality, the most trusted provider, and to always think differently.

Our approach

GradAustralia is a rapidly scaling start-up, with a mission to help every student find the perfect job.

Jeff, Geoff and Steve launched GradAustralia in February 2015, and quickly gained traction with a portfolio of careers publications distributed to over 100,000 students nationally. Our tremendously popular Top 100 Graduate Employers Guide (supported by The Australian) circulates to figures of 50,000+ and continues to grow.

Our new online platform is cementing itself as a marketplace leader, helping to meaningfully guide young people as they make their biggest decisions moving from education to employment.

Our products help students to discover new job opportunities that they didn’t know existed, particularly those outside their immediate field of study. We offer exclusive graduate job reviews and company insider guides to help students make an informed shortlist of what jobs are a ‘fit’ for them, with a particular focus on helping students understand what elements of a company make it human. And finally, when students have decided on their perfect job, we help them apply and put their best foot forward with unrivalled careers advice and a personalised careers dashboard to keep track of all their shortlisted employers and applications.

YEAR13 – What to do now!
Website Address: Year 13
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Year 13 is brought to you by the people who have spent too many years being told what to do, when to do it, and how it should be done.

When we were kids, we were asked “What do you want to do when you grow up?” Most of us said something along the lines of “Play for the Wallabies, marry Baby Spice and be a trillionaire”. But lives change, ambitions change, the Wallabies stopped winning and sh*t got real.

We’ve broken things down and sorted it all out so you can find anything you need to know about jobs, studying, gap years, travelling, apprenticeships, money and discounts. The best part is that there are absolutely no rules.

There’s no right or wrong way…whatever you choose, just make sure it’s worth your while. Take ship tonnes of photos, get out there, balls up, have fun, give everything and anything a go and learn from your mistakes.

Create a dick drawing app; we don’t even care, because you have got the rest of your life to make up for it.

Year 13 is the first year of the rest of your life. ENJOY IT!

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Midwest Jobseeker
Short Description: Midwest Jobseeker provides service delivery contracted through the Department of Training and Workforce Development (DTWD)
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Joblink Midwest was established in 1988 and is headed up by Leon Norris and his dedicated team. The board of management comprises of representatives from local business, government and providers of education and training services which ensures a grass roots understanding of local needs is maintained.

The Midwest Jobseeker website provides a resource to assist both job-seekers to find employment and for employers to easily and cost effectively advertise job vacancies. Unlike other job sites the focus is on our region only and we also provide a range of employment related services to jobseekers and employers alike.

Jobseekers can either search for jobs without registering or if they choose to register for free they can upload their resume, receive job alerts and allow prospective employers to contact them. Jobseekers must be registered to display ads or contact job-seekers and registration is very quick and easy. Employers can also display their company logo and have their company featured. The level of information displayed is entirely up to the employer and they have control of how they would like their vacancies applied for.

Central Regional TAFE
Short Description: Central Regional TAFE provides training pathways to great opportunities and better futures
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On the 11th April 2016 Durack Institute of Technology, Goldfields Institute of Technology Kalgoorlie Campus and the CY O’Connor Institute (Northam, Merredin and Moora campuses) formed Central Regional TAFE.

The amalgamation offers our clients an increased and extensive range of nationally recognised qualifications ranging from Certificate I through to Advanced Diploma in a wide range of industry areas. We have a campus presence in the following locations:

Geraldton (including Batavia Coast Maritime Institute and Technology Park)
Carnarvon
Exmouth
Kalgoorlie
Merredin
Moora
Northam
Wiluna

Central Regional TAFE plays an important role in addressing industry’s need for an appropriately skilled workforce by delivering training that allows regional people to maximise their employment opportunities.  Alternatively we also have considerable experience in the provision of accredited and non-accredited training solutions to meet the future needs of the labour force.  Central Regional TAFE prides itself on meeting the future needs of industry and has developed strong partnerships with our local employers.

The University of Western Australia
Website Address: http://www.uwa.edu.au/
Short Description: The University of Western Australia is a research-intensive university in Perth, Australia that was established by an act of the Western Australian Parliament in February 1911, and began teaching students for the first time in 1913
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The University of Western Australia (UWA) is one of Australia’s leading universities and has an international reputation for excellence in teaching, learning and research.

It has almost 24,000 students enrolled across nine faculties. A model of broad undergraduate studies followed by postgraduate professional qualifications is designed to produce well-rounded graduates, as well as provide additional entry opportunities for a wider range of students.

As Western Australia's premier university, UWA was equal first overall in Australia based on key measures in the Good Universities Guide 2014 including student demand, graduate outcomes, graduate starting salaries, getting a full-time job and research grants.

The University aims to be counted among the top 50 universities in the world by 2050, and is currently ranked 88th on the Shanghai Jiao-Tong University Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU).

Australia’s Careers Online
Short Description: Professional Careers Advice for job seekers on the Internet for almost 20 years!
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Guddai, and welcome to Australia's Careers OnLine.

Written by professional Careers Advisers, Careers OnLine has been helping internet Job Seekers with their Career Development and Job Search on the Internet for over twenty years!

We've been online since 1995... and were one of the first employment websites in Australia. Today, we still help thousands of job seekers around the world every day of the year!

Just follow our three step career plan : (also shown in the tabs right here)
Step 1 : Visit our Job Seeker's Workshop to make your career planning & job search more successful.
Step 2 : Get more information from hand-picked careers web sites at your fingertips in our Job Links directory.
Step 3 : Find thousands of Australian positions vacant notices (updated daily) from Job Boards and Employers all across the country!

At Careers Online, you'll find career research advice, resume help, job hunting tips, job links, positions vacant notices and lots, lots more.

And because you are likely to change your job a few times during your life... please remember to drop in and see us when you need help again.

What to wear to an interview, really
Short Description: What to wear to an interview and what to avoid to ensure you meet the expectation of the interviewer and make a good impression.
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Your wardrobe tells its own story. You’ve been selected for an interview based on your skills and experience – but how you dress and present yourself can convey a great deal about your perceived character, values, work ethic and viability as a future employee.

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The Job I Love
Short Description: If you're a student or job seeker this online guide will help you to find out about occupations and careers within the service industries. You can find information about what it's like to work in each career, as well as how to get the right qualifications for the job you want.
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Service Skills Australia is a not-for-profit, independent organisation, which is one of 11 Industry Skills Councils funded by the Australian Government Department of Industry, Innovation, Climate Change, Science, Research and Tertiary Education (DIICCSRTE) to support skills development for our industries. We consult and engage with industry, training organisations, government and other stakeholders to develop and support the implementation of nationally recognised training products that respond to industry skill needs.

Service Skills Australia represents a range of industry sectors, including retail and wholesale, sport, fitness, community recreation, outdoor recreation, travel, tours, meetings and events, accommodation, restaurants and catering, caravans, hairdressing, beauty, floristry, community pharmacy and funeral services.

Swimming The River
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Short Description: Video describing the challengers facing Indigenous communities of the East Kimberly.
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The solutions to the issues portrayed in the five minute video are contained in a comprehensive policy document, called Empowered Communities and Living Change. This is a promotional and motivational video to raise the awareness of our people in the Kimberley to the issues we face.

Many of our families are caught in a cycle of poverty and despair and have been stereotyped as not having the ability to break this cycle and live a better life. All families have a key role to play in breaking this cycle for themselves and need to hear what is happening and be empowered to achieve change.

There is no issue of racism – as the message is for Aboriginal people, by Aboriginal people – only a narrow minded person who does not fully understand our strategy would call it racism. The children will learn to know better if they are taught, don’t underestimate their ability to help themselves. The real issue of racism come from people who have low expectations of Aboriginal people and who do not believe they have the ability to achieve any better than what they have. This type of thinking only perpetuating the poverty lifestyle many of our people experience which is evidenced by the high incarceration rate in the Kimberley, high levels of FASD and other key indicators. Our children can be powerful motivators to change their lives, if supported and educated.

You are entitled to your opinion, but as an Elder in the East Kimberley with an extensive and dispersed family –with issues from grief to drugs, I think I am well placed to know what is working, when you have over 60 years living here, working with young people, burying their families, then perhaps you will be well placed to know what is the wrong and right way to proceed.

The traditional culture is a positive motivating force for change but even this is being undermined by the increasing prevalence of alcohol, drugs and other negative influences even on remote communities. The enhancement of culture and other positive social norms and values are a key part of our strategy to help families break the cycle of poverty but it is also imperative that our people learn to live and survive in two worlds.

There are many programs, Aboriginal Education officers, parents groups and community programs that make the white ideals into Aboriginal understanding, - there are Aboriginal schools which are successful in working in both world, perhaps you should attend one and see just how much our children do know and learn. They are our future and we need to work with them and their families to walk in both worlds with confidence and to enjoy the same standard of living everyone else takes for granted.

How to write a resume
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Short Description: An overview of the what, how and why of writing a resume
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Your resume is your most important tool when applying for a job. It doesn't matter how qualified you are, or how much experience you have - if your resume is poorly presented or badly written, you're going to have trouble getting the job you want - or even an interview.

Taking the time to work on your resume is really important. The information on this page offers some tips and advice on how to make your resume the best it can be.
Topics on this page include:
The Purpose of a Resume
How Long Your Resume Should Be
The Order of Information on Your Resume
Changing Your Resume for Each Application
What Your Resume Should Include
What Your Resume Should NOT Include
Reviewing Your Resume
Resume Templates