Career Experience Program

Career Experience Program

Quick program guide

Price:

$2,950

Duration:

18 weeks (approx.)

Locations:

Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney

Industries:

Various

Overview


The Career Experience Program is a work-readiness program that bridges the gap between being a student and becoming a successful professional in your chosen field. Navitas Professional can give you the skills to achieve your career objectives through six interactive work-readiness workshops and an internship opportunity. The skills acquired during this program will strengthen your employment prospects and provide you with an increased understanding of how to secure a position and navigate the world of work successfully.

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Program Structure

The Career Experience Program is an 18 week program consisting of a series of work-readiness workshops and an internship placement.

The Career Experience Program is an 18 week program consisting of a series of work-readiness workshops and an internship placement.

  • Pre-commencement orientation session
  • 6 hours' training per week, for 6 weeks, interactive face-to-face workshops
  • 12 week internship placement in your field of study
  • Exit interview
  • Graduation event

Participants may join the program at any time throughout the year. Workshops may be undertaken in any sequence.

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Coursework

The workshop** series includes:

The workshop** series includes:

Workshop 1: Succeeding in the Australian workplace by understanding culture, management and initiative
Workshop 2: Succeeding in the Australian workplace through communication, teamwork and diversity
Workshop 3: Industry connectivity - relationships, networking and promotion
Workshop 4: Express your personal brand with your portfolio
Workshop 5: Work integrated learning - your internship experience
Workshop 6: Researching the job market

**Where appropriate, workshop content embeds performance criteria from elements of the national Unit of Competency: BSBWOR404 Develop work priorities in preparation for the vocational placement component of this program^

Upon completion of the workshops you will be eligible to undertake an internship placement relevant to your field of study.

Throughout the program, a dedicated Internship Placement Coordinator will meet with you to discuss and assess your career goals, coach and help you prepare for your interview/s and find a suitable placement.

^Not applicable for student visa holders.

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Work experience placements

100% of our internship placements have been matched to our participants’ professional background and future career goals.

100% of our internship placements have been matched to our participants’ professional background and future career goals.

*Some placements may attract a $300 specialty fee

Our network consists of 2100+ industry partners; from multi-nationals and fellow ASX 100 companies to small and medium sized businesses across a range of industries. Our wide network enables us to tailor your internship experience to meet your career goals.  

Internships can be sourced across a range of industries, including:

  • Accounting
  • Architecture
  • Banking
  • Biological research
  • Business Administration
  • Charities and Not-for-Profits
  • Customer Service
  • Energy 
  • Engineering
  • Environmental Science
  • Event Management
  • Finance
  • Graphic Design
  • Human Resources
  • Information Technology
  • Insurance
  • Interior Design
  • Logistics
  • Manufacturing
  • Market Research
  • Marketing
  • Public Relations
  • Sales
  • Telecommunications

Please contact us to find out more.

The work experience placement component of this course includes summative assessment according to performance and knowledge assessment criteria specified in BSBWOR404 Develop work priorities^.

This is integrated throughout our authentic internship selection process that will build your confidence in key job seeking stages and experience real world workplace selection process. Once your placement is successful, an agreed personalised internship training plan, with your host company, will be developed and allocated supervisors will mentor and support you throughout your placement.

A mid-internship assessment and post-internship review will be conducted; ensuring participants receive valuable feedback on their progress and workplace skill development. 

Upon successful conclusion of the program students will receive a Certificate of Completion and ongoing career support.

^Not applicable for student visa holders.

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Benefits

Career Experience candidates graduate with:

Career Experience candidates graduate with:

  • a professional job search portfolio including LinkedIn profiles, resume and cover letter examples enhancing the conversion of your job application to interview.
  • the ability to successfully uncover niche job markets and be able to promote themselves in both the public and private sectors.
  • an understanding of the interview process including the types of questions to expect and how to frame answers according to individual experiences.
  • realistic expectations relating to employment in the Australian workplace.
  • an understanding of acceptable behaviour and practice in the Australian workplace relating to relevant Work Health & Safety (WHS) frameworks, workplace diversity, workplace codes of conduct, Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and discrimination.
  • the ability to self-manage their daily work activities in a team environment.
  • a solution-focus to workplace problems.
  • an awareness of how to give and receive professional constructive feedback.
  • an understanding of how to maximise the internship experience.
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Program Inclusions

 The following are all included in the Career Experience Program.

 The following are all included in the Career Experience Program.

  • Orientation session
  • 6 interactive face-to-face work-readiness workshops
  • 12 week full-time or part-time professional internship
  • Internship training plan and appointed company mentor
  • The option to transfer interstate for your internship
  • Access to custom-built resume creation platform, myNavCV
  • Free Cambridge (BULATS) assessment (valued at $240) and online BULATS preparation course.
  • Free industry workshops and networking events
  • Career counseling; before and during the program and after graduation
  • Navitas Professional Certificate of Completion
  • BSBWOR404 Develop work priorities Statement of Attainment^
  • All insurance required for the program

^Not applicable for student visa holders.

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Quality assurance

At Navitas Professional you will receive industry relevant job training and advice from qualified professionals: 

At Navitas Professional you will receive industry relevant job training and advice from qualified professionals: 

  • Navitas Professional Training Pty Ltd is a Registered Training Organisation RTO: 21663
  • All Navitas Professional trainers are qualified to deliver and assess against nationally recognised skills and competencies
  • All trainers have current expertise in Australian workplace settings and will help you develop the skills you need to succeed in your chosen career
  • Navitas Professional are consistently engaging with industry to ensure our programs continue to meet current industry standards, so that students can be assured they have the up-to-date skills required for today’s workplace
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Eligibility

Recent domestic and international graduates are eligible for this program.

Recent domestic and international graduates are eligible for this program.

To enrol, participants must:

  • have recently completed or be completing a tertiary course of study
  • be a native English speaker or demonstrate English language proficiency to a minimum overall IELTS band score 6.0 or equivalent
  • be an Australian citizen or hold a suitable visa

For more information about visas and program advice, please contact your local Navitas Professional office.

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Locations, start dates and timetables

With our flexible online course structure, timetable and a choice of any state to begin your internship; you can choose to start the program at any time.

With our flexible online course structure, timetable and a choice of any state to begin your internship; you can choose to start the program at any time.

Contact us for more information or click on any of the links below to find out which city best suits you.

 

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