Employability Skills Training

Employability Skills and Training (EST)

The Personnel Group delivers Workforce Australia’s – Employability Skills Training (Block 2) course to jobseekers in the Traralgon, Warragul and Bairnsdale areas of Gippsland, Victoria.

Our EST (Block 2) course will provide you with the required skills and knowledge that employers expect when applying and starting a new job.

What does EST (Block 2) involve?

EST (Block 2) course focuses on job preparation, advanced job-hunting skills, career development, interview skills and industry awareness experience.  Our industry awareness experiences will provide you with an insight into the tasks and duties of different industries in your local area. 

You will boost your job prospects and learn the following skills:

  • Identify growth occupation/industries in the local labour market
  • Identify career pathways in an industry/occupation and set career goals
  • Identify entry-level requirements in a particular occupation/industry
  • Assess your suitability for a particular job
  • Plan and organise your job search
  • Write and update tailored industry focussed resumes
  • Write cover letters and address selection criteria
  • Prepare applications tailored to the job, including video application
  • Identify recruitment methods most commonly used in industries/occupations of interest to participants
  • Apply for jobs online and pursue job leads
  • Build and expand employment networks
  • Prepare for and practice interviews
  • Approach employers


All course participants will gain a FREE micro credential qualification of their choice*, so on completion, you will have a new qualification to add to your resume!

*Optional, and to the value of $200, subject to course availability.

How is this training course delivered?

We deliver Employability Skills Training (Block 2) in a face-to-face group setting with our experienced and local facilitator.  The course runs over 3 weeks, 25 hours over 4 days each week.

Are you eligible?

EST is available to any jobseekers in Online Employment Services (OES).  If you are in OES, you can use the self-referral function of your online account to book into our EST course.

You may also be referred to our EST training if you are a Workforce Australia, Transition to Work or Disability Employment Service participant (at the referrer’s expense).

For more information please call 1300 874 000.

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