Career Centre

The Career Centre is designed to assist people at any point throughout their lives make educational, training and occupational choices to manage their careers.

We can help you at any point in your life to make choices about your career and training options. Our aim is to support the individual and ensure that we give appropriate advice and guidance. We will endeavour to build capacity with training in self-directed research using approved tools and skills.

Our services are offered face to face, online or over the phone. Whether you are just starting your career, re-entering the workforce, looking for a career change or still at school, our trained and experienced staff can assist you.

We provide:

  • One on one career guidance
  • Information on training courses
  • Referrals to training providers and other services
  • Access to online career development resources
  • Workshops that improve your skills and assist you in looking for work
  • Free computer access for job search activities

Upcoming Workshops

Career Centre offers a range of free workshop and skill development opportunities for our clients. Here are those coming up in the near future.

Workshop Summary
Resume Essentials
  • What are resumes & covering letters for?
  • Tips for stronger resumes and covering letters
  • Making sure you have relevant information
  • How to promote yourself
Interview Essentials
  • Preparation; before, during, and after the interview
  • How to conduct yourself in an interview
  • Answering questions confidently
Career-based Computer Basics
  • How to use a computer and its components
  • What is a search engine and how can I use it in my career journey?
  • Setting up an email address and navigating email
  • Word processing – Word document basics
  • Attaching documents (resumes, covering letters, and more)
  • USB – saving and managing your application documents
Online Job Search Tips & Techniques
  • Applying online and uploading resumes
  • Using email to get job alerts
  • Registering with job websites
  • How to fill in job applications

Dates

Subject Summary Dates Location Time
Resume Essentials As Above 06 July
20 July
10 August
24 August
Northam
Northam
Northam
Northam
10.00am – 11.00am
10.00am – 11.00am
10.00am – 11.00am
10.00am – 11.00am
Interview Essentials As Above 06 July
20 July
10 August
24 August
Northam
Northam
Northam
Northam
11.30am – 12.30pm
11.30am – 12.30pm
11.30am – 12.30pm
11.30am – 12.30pm
Computer Basics As Above 12 July
17 August
Northam
Northam
10.00am – 11.00am
10.00am – 11.00am
Online Job Search As Above TBA

 

Please note that although workshops are free of charge, bookings are essential.
Please contact the relevant office for further information and to reserve your seat.

Northam 9622 6500

Career services to schools

We can work with teachers and students to develop:

  • Personalised career guidance
  • Career planning and pathway plans
  • Online research skills
  • Job search skills and techniques
  • Applying for jobs, apprenticeships and traineeships
  • Skills addressing selection criteria
  • Preparing resumes, interview techniques and self marketing skills
  • Work experience preparation

Directions – offering opportunities and advice:

  • Apprenticeships and traineeships
  • Personalised Career Guidance to help you map your future pathways.

Careers Outreach Service

The Career Centre provides FREE career guidance for everyone in the Wheatbelt, at any stage, employed or not. We can do this through FREE one on one sessions or small group workshops in your local area or by phone. Through guidance sessions we can discuss questions you may have.

Career Centre Staff

Our staff come from a wide range of backgrounds and workplace experience with an understanding of local business and industry. Clients can be assured of a confidential, quality service provided by professionals who are trained in workforce and career development. We are committed to support individuals to develop skills to manage their careers.

Career Centres are a service funded by the Department of Training and Workforce Development.