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Jobseeker Skills


Course Code N/A
Entry Requirements Foundation English LLN skills

Basic Internet & Email skills

Course Description: Learn essential jobseeker skills in a small, friendly group setting.

Participants in this course:

• Build computer skills for seeking work

• Build confidence and personal effectiveness for seeking work

• Tailoring cover letters and resumes

• Develop internet and email skills

• Apply skills developed to real life situations

• Entering data, formatting, sharing, saving & filing documents

Pathway: Employment &/or volunteer work

Further Education and Training

Location Prace – Merrilands Community Centre

34 Sturdee Street Reservoir

Mode of Study Classroom training, self-directed research, plus industry guest speakers
Days Tuesday
Time 12.30pm – 3.00pm
Dates 12 July – 6 December 2022

(No classes on public holidays or school holidays)

Duration 18 sessions
Cost Concession: $50

Full: $75

+ Service & Amenities Fee

Enrolment Call Prace on 9462 6077

Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth government funding.

This is a Learn Local endorsed course.

Course Code N/A
Entry Requirements Suitable for young people aged 17+
Course Description: Gain the skills you need to confidently find employment and enter the workplace.

Project Work Ready is a pre-employment program designed to give you the confidence and skills to attain employment. During the program you will receive assistance with tailoring applications, applying for jobs and learn from guest speakers.

Pathway: Employment &/or volunteer work
Further Education and Training
Location Wallan Neighbourhood House – 42 Bentinck St, Wallan
Mode of Study Teacher supported learning in a classroom
Days Friday
Time 10:00am – 1:00pm
Dates TBA

(No classes on public or school holidays)

Duration 10 sessions
Cost $15

(Full funded places available through Prace Reconnect – eligibility criteria apply)

Enrolment Call 9462 6077 or visit us at Merrilands Community Centre
or phone Wallan Neighbourhood House office on 5783 1450

Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth government funding.

This is a Learn Local endorsed course.

Course Code N/A
Entry Requirements Foundation English LLN skills

Basic Internet & Email skills

Course Description: In this course you will:

• Gain an introduction to online job applications

• Tailoring cover letters and resumes

• Compose professional emails for job applications

• Develop interview & presentation skills

• Build confidence and personal effectiveness when seeking work

• Participate in a Self Assessment to assist in identifying transferrable skills

• Learn to apply the “8 Step – Job Search Approach” which includes responding to selection criteria requirements

Pathway: Employment &/or volunteer work

Further Education and Training

Location Prace – Merrilands Community Centre

35 Sturdee Street, Reservoir

Mode of Study Classroom training, self-directed labour market research, plus industry guest speakers
Days Thursday
Time 9.30am – 3.00pm
Dates 2 June – 1 September 2022

(No classes on public holidays or school holidays)

Duration 12 sessions
Cost Concession: $50

Full: $75

+ Service & Amenities Fee

Enrolment Call Prace on 9462 6077

Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth government funding.

This is a Learn Local endorsed course.

Course Code N/A
Entry Requirements Pre-enrolment interview.
Course Description: The course aims to develop learners’ literacy and numeracy capabilities and understanding of working in a warehouse.

Learners are taught the most relevant terminology relating to products, processes, and communication skills while enhancing their literacy and numeracy skills.

The course will focus on 4 distinct areas:
• Contextualised workplace communication on the factory floor
• Contextualised literacy and numeracy
• Visual accuracy training
• Employability skills

Pathway: Pathways may lead to a pre-accredited taster course, or employment, thus paving the way for getting promoted or getting a job in a factory environment. It could also give the students the relevant skills, understanding and confidence to look for a job in the manufacturing/factory area, or consider further study in either Certificate I or II in Warehousing Operations which could lead to jobs like store person, stores assistant or stores despatch hand.
Location Prace, Merrilands Community Centre
Mode of Study Classroom based learning
Days Mondays and Fridays
Time 9.30am – 2.30pm
Dates TBA

(No classes on public holidays or school holidays)

Duration 24 sessions
Cost Concession: $50

Full: $129

+ $10 Service & Amenities Fee

Enrolment Call Prace on 9462 6077

Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth government funding.

This is a Learn Local endorsed course.

Course Code N/A
Entry Requirements Pre-enrolment interview
Course Description: The course aims to develop learners’ literacy and numeracy capabilities and skills for use in the workplace.

Learners are taught the most relevant terminology relating to products, processes, and communication skills while enhancing their literacy and numeracy skills.

The course will focus on 4 distinct areas:

• Contextualised workplace communication

• Contextualised literacy and numeracy

• Visual accuracy training

• Employability skills

Pathway: Employment in a factory or manufacturing environment.  Further study in Certificate I or II in Food Processing
Location Prace – Mernda

56 Schotters Road, Mernda

Mode of Study Classroom based learning
Days Monday and Friday
Time 9.30am – 2.30pm
Dates TBA

(No classes on public holidays or school holidays)

Duration 20 sessions
Cost Concession: $50

Full: $108

+ $10 Service & Amenities Fee

Enrolment Call Prace on 9462 6077 to arrange a pre-enrolment interview

Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth government funding.

This is a Learn Local endorsed course.

Course Code N/A
Entry Requirements Foundation English LLN skills
Course Description: Develop essential jobseeker skills in a small, supportive group setting. This course will guide you through:
• How to apply the “8 Step—Job Search Approach”
• Self assessment of transferable skills
• Tailoring cover letters and resumes
• Applying for jobs online
• Develop your interview & presentation skills
• How to address selection criteria requirements
• Building your confidence and personal effectiveness
Pathway: Employment &/or volunteer work

Further Education and Training

Location Prace – Merrilands Community Centre

35 Sturdee Street, Reservoir

Mode of Study Face to Face
Days Mondays
Time 9.00am – 3.00pm
Dates TBA

Mentoring Session:
You will start the course with a one to one mentoring session lasting 1.5 hours.

Workshop Details:
1 – Resume Writing
2 – Cover Letter Writing
3 – Interview Skills

Duration 1 x Mentoring session
3 x Workshops
Cost Concession: $20

Full: $20

+ Service & Amenities Fee $10

Enrolment Call Prace on 9462 6077

Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth government funding.

This is a Learn Local endorsed course.

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