Certificate in Job Search Skills Online Short Course

Provider Courses for Success
Course Outcome Certificate of Completion
Study Mode Online
Duration 6-8 hours
Start Date Anytime – start today!
Cost $199.00
  • What you'll learn


    In this online short course, offered by Courses for Success, you’ll learn how to launch and conduct a successful job search in today’s job market.

    A successful job search needs an action plan. In this course, you’ll learn to state your objectives clearly, set goals for your job-search process, write a well-targeted cover letter and resume, learn networking skills to find out about job opportunities, and land interviews for the kind of job you want. In short, you’ll equip yourself with everything you need to succeed.

    After purchasing this course, you will be provided with unlimited, lifetime access to its materials. Reference, review, and refresh your knowledge at any time from any computer in the world.

  • Ideal for


    This course is ideal for anyone wishing to enter, or re-enter, the job market with renewed focus and an intelligent game plan.

    There are no formal entry requirements for this short course, however you will need internet access and Adobe Acrobat Reader in order to access all course materials.

  • Career Outcomes


    By the end of this course, you will be able to successfully launch a search for the right job for you. Give yourself your best chance at landing your dream job!

    Completion of this short course will see you awarded with a Courses For Success certificate of completion.

  • Course Content


    Module 1 - Getting started

    Module 2 - Ready, set, go!

    • Identifying your values and purpose
    • Assessing your skills
    • Setting SMART goals
    • Building a resource system
    • A 30-day plan

    Module 3 - Building your resume

    • Basic resume formats
    • Dealing with awkward points
    • Checklist for success

    Module 4 - Polishing your resume

    • Creating an attractive package
    • About branding
    • Some extra touches
    • Checklist for success

    Module 5 - Writing a cover letter

    • Types of cover letters
    • Creating a template
    • Customising the template
    • Checklist for success

    Module 6 - Creating a portfolio

    • When do I need a portfolio?
    • Types of portfolios
    • Essential elements
    • Checklist for success

    Module 7 - Networking skills

    • What is networking?
    • Getting a conversation started
    • But I'm so nervous!
    • Wrapping up and moving on

    Module Eight - Skills for success

    • Being organised
    • Becoming a punctual person
    • I can do this!
    • Important etiquette points

    Module 9 - Where to look?

    • The obvious places
    • The hidden job market
    • About cold calling
    • The power of networking

    Module 10 - Understanding the interview

    • Types of interviews
    • What to expect
    • About behavioural questions
    • About knowledge questions

    Module 11 - Interview skills

    • Dressing for success
    • Answering questions
    • Asking questions
    • Following up

    Module 12 - Wrapping up

    Words from the wise:

    • Lucille Ball – One of the things I learned the hard way was that it doesn't pay to get discouraged. Keeping busy and making optimism a way of life can restore your faith in yourself
    • Anatole France – To accomplish great things, we must not only act but also dream. Not only plan but also believe.
    • Kenneth Hartley Blanchard – The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority.
  • Payment Information


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  • Why Courses for Success?

    Courses for Success

    Boasting one of the most extensive and diverse course lists on offer, Courses for Success have hundreds of online courses. With everything from accounting to art, wedding planning to web design, they are a great option for anyone with specific professional development needs or with a particular hobby to pursue – there really is a course to suit everyone.

    Courses for Success has developed its own online courses and utilises the latest technology to deliver them at affordable prices across ten countries. They have also partnered with some of Australia’s leading training providers to offer a range of accredited courses, with accessibility their main aim.

    As a student of Courses for Success, you’ll benefit from 24/7 access to your online course materials, enabling you to study whenever and wherever you want.

    You will also receive ongoing support from a tutor who is available to answer your questions and help keep you motivated as you may your way through the course material.