Gaining The Edge: Employability Skills

Gaining The Edge 'Employability Skills' has been developed to equip learners with a broad range of important employability skills, this course will provide a thorough preparation for those looking to enter the workforce.

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Course code
Locations offered
  • Online
Course Length
Weekly, 3 sessions
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Whether this is your first job or you are re-entering the workforce, this course will help you to develop the essential knowledge and skills needed for success.
Covering a wide range of skills in areas such as professional conduct, resilience and motivation, workplace expectations, preparing for the job search and interviews and communication.


By completing this course, you will learn to:
  • Develop your CV, write a cover letter and prepare for an interview
  • Work on office communication skills such as phone etiquette and sending appropriate emails
  • Understand how to work as part of a team

What you will be provided with on completion:
  • A Certificate of Participation
  • A solid foundation of the skills needed to enter the workforce

Learn Local are not-for-profit community organisations registered and funded by the Victorian Government.
Lean Local provider #: 3977

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Study Areas include:

  • Communication in the workplace
  • Sending appropriate emails
  • Following instructions & seeking clarification
  • Employers expectations
  • Do’s & Dont’s in the workplace
  • Coping strategies & self management
  • Problem identification and resolution
  • Characteristics of motivated people
  • Being a part of a team
  • Identifying personal strengths and challenges
  • Writing your CV
  • Writing a cover letter
  • Phone etiquette
  • interview skills

This course includes small group work, classroom discussion and question & answer.

Students attend 1 day per week.
This course is delivered ONLINE.

3 sessions, delivered online.

23rd July, 30th July & 6th August
9.00am – 12.00pm


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