Job Skills Match Workshop

Job Skills Match Workshop

Assessments are made against units of competency.
  • Use strategies to identify job opportunities (FSKLRG007)

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Job Skills Match Workshop - Sydney Course

In this workshop, you will assess yourself and discover your suitability for a career based on your current skills.

Through various fun activities, we will teach you to match your current skills to a specific job that you may be considering.

You will also discover what other career options you have based on your skills and discover skills gaps that you can close in order to increase your future career options.

By the end of the workshop, you will feel empowered in your career. You will become more aware of your own job skills and more confident to pinpoint specific career options to pursue.

Macquarie Community College operates from a range of venues across northern and western Sydney. We have campuses in Blacktown, Carlingford, Chatswood, Mt Druitt, Richmond and Ryde. Enrol today or enquire now!

Course Outline

In this workshop you will learn how to:

  • Match your skills to a job of choice
  • Discover skill gaps
  • Bridge skill gaps
  • Recognise more career options
  • Zero in on which job option to pursue
  • Explore job searching strategies that suit you

Course Outcome

You will become more aware of your own job skills and more confident to pinpoint specific career options to pursue.

At the end of the course, you will be issued a Statement of Attainment for the units where competency has been achieved.

What to Bring

  • All workshop material is provided and inclusive with course fees
  • Pen and notepad

Prerequisite: Essential

An appropriate level of language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) skills is required to enrol in this course. Macquarie Community College may conduct an LLN assessment as part of the pre enrolment process.

It is advisable that you book in for an ERS career development assessment session prior to enrolling into job ready workshops.

This course requires reading, writing, numeracy, oral communication and learning skills at Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) working Level 3.

Fees and Government Subsidy Opportunities

The NSW Government’s Adult and Community Education (ACE) Program provides additional support to disadvantaged students who have barriers to studying a full qualification. The ACE Program aims to promote access and increase vocational education and training outcomes for those who experience significant barriers to training and employment.

This may include students who are:

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders
  • living with a disability
  • long-term unemployed
  • Commonwealth welfare recipients and their dependants
  • migrants/refugees who are unemployed or underemployed
  • experiencing other barriers to the Smart and Skilled entitlement program
  • living in regional and remote communities where training under the Smart and Skilled entitlement program cannot easily be accessed

If you're a prospective student, please visit: https://www.macquarie.nsw.edu.au/adult-community-education where you will find everything you need to know about the Adult Community Education program before you enrol.

For those that are not eligible for this subsidy please enquire for pricing.

Study Load

This course involves 3-4 hours of delivery face-to-face in a classroom or via livestream video sessions online.

Credit Transfer and Recognition of Prior Learning

Credit transfer (CT) is defined in the AQF as follows:

  • Credit transfer is a process that provides students with agreed and consistent credit outcomes for components of a qualification based on identified equivalence in content and learning outcomes between matched qualifications.

Recognition of prior learning (RPL) is defined in the AQF as follows:

  • Recognition of prior learning is an assessment process that involves assessment of an individual’s relevant prior learning (including formal, informal and non-formal learning) to determine the credit outcomes of an individual application for credit.

This is underpinned by the AQF definition of credit as follows:

  • Credit is the value assigned for the recognition of equivalence in content and learning outcomes between different types of learning and/or qualifications.
  • Credit reduces the amount of learning required to achieve a qualification and may be through credit transfer, articulation, recognition of prior learning or advanced standing.

For further CT information visit: www.aqf.edu.au/sites/aqf/files/credit-transfer-explanation.pdf.

For further RPL information visit: https://www.aqf.edu.au/sites/aqf/files/rpl-explanation.pdf.

Units of Competency (1)

  • FSKLRG007 Use strategies to identify job opportunities

How You Will Be Assessed

Assessment (including recognition of prior learning) must:

  • Meet the requirements of the relevant training package or accredited course, and
  • be conducted in accordance with the principles of assessment and the rules of evidence, and
  • meet workplace and, where relevant, regulatory requirements.

For this course assessment will entail the following:

  • You will be assessed throughout the term on the skills and knowledge that you have learned during the course. You will be told when assessments are to take place. You will complete written and oral communication tasks, practical tasks and the assessor will observe your class participation.

What Can I Study Next?

After completing this workshop, you can study a range of other career development workshops as well as job seeking and job ready courses.

Delivery Mode

We offer training in formats that suit you and your workplace in accordance with the unit of competency, training package or accredited course.

The course is available in the following learning modes:

Classroom based: experienced and engaging trainers will take you through the course material face to face with an individual assessment for each unit of competency and a variety of delivery modes to ensure individual learning styles are catered for.

Please note: Government COVID-19 regulations and recommendations, including appropriate social distancing measures, hand washing and other hygiene protocols will be in place at all times and may result in course delivery changes.

Classroom learning for this course may include:

  • text book references
  • white board notes and visuals
  • PowerPoint presentations
  • DVD’s
  • class discussions and group tasks
  • case studies and scenarios
  • practical simulation and group role play

Remote learning: experienced and engaging trainers will take you through the course material via interactive livestream video classes online. Ongoing trainer support is available to each individual student via video, email, phone and/or online chat groups.

Remote learning for this course may include:

  • Scheduled class times and sessions
  • Livestream video classes online
  • Interaction with your trainer and other students during livestream video sessions
  • Mixed mode learning - using course books, online resources and practical sessions
  • Ongoing trainer support to each individual student via video, email, phone and/or online chat groups

Please note: You will need access to the internet and a computer, laptop, tablet or smartphone in order to participate in the livestream video classes.

Workplace based: Training is tailored to your organisation and delivered in your workplace.

Other areas of delivery assessed on request

Important Information

Please note: You will need access to the internet and a computer, laptop, tablet or smartphone in order to participate in the livestream video classes.

Logistical Information

Government Covid regulations and recommendations, including appropriate social distancing measures, hand washing and other hygiene protocols will be in place at all times and may result in course delivery changes.

Macquarie Community College operates from a range of venues across northern and western Sydney. We have campuses in Blacktown, Carlingford, Chatswood, Mt Druitt, Richmond and Ryde. Enrol today or enquire now!