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As part of ETC’s EPA Program you will receive:

Hands-on, experiential learning opportunities in innovative digital training hubs

Daily motivational activities to inspire you during your job search

Structured group training as well as individualised support tailored to your own personal needs, goals, background and level of job readiness

Job search and application tools and resources that can be adapted to suit your needs e.g. hardcopy, digital and face-to-face

Access to ETC’s strong employer network including current local vacancies

Weekly themed lunches to reward and celebrate successes

Design and Delivery

You will benefit from the following learning outcomes during our program, which will be delivered 4 days per week over 2 continuous weeks.

  • Identifying your goals
  • Registering on job search websites
  • Adding a job to your MyGov job search efforts
  • Accessing and using Apps
  • Exploring employability skills
  • Resume writing
  • Completing cover letters and applications
  • Interview techniques including online interviews and teleconferencing
  • Understanding the local labour market
  • Job profiling/matching
  • Job search diary development, including job search plan, following up leads and self-reflections/learning from unsuccessful applications
  • Cold canvassing
  • Art of self-marketing and how to stand out from the crowd
  • Entering the workforce and keeping your job

ETC’s EPA program has been designed to be flexible and customised to suit your individual employment journey. For example, the program accepts full and part-time participants and accommodates commitments such as attending job interviews.

How do I enrol in this Program?

ETC Customer

Speak to your Jobs Advisor

Digital Customer

Contact the Job Seeker Hotline 1800 805 260

Our Team

ETC’s EPA program will be delivered by a team of trainers who are experienced in the delivery of pre-employment and employability skills training, including digital literacy. We have a proven ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds, motivate participants, achieve outcomes and adapt to change. We also have a strong knowledge of the local labour market.

Our Locations

EPA will be delivered monthly in the following locations:
• Taree
• Port Macquarie
• Kempsey
• Nambucca Heads
• Coffs Harbour

ETC’s strong employer networks and partnerships will benefit you by offering:
Exposure to local employers through guest speaking arrangements, work experience placements or job trials, training in the workplace and workplace tours
Access to information about local employer’s recruitment needs and vacancies to provide a head start into employment

EPA is an Australian Government initiative delivered as part of the New Employment Services Trial.



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