Work Ready in Wellington Programme

Work Ready in Wellington is a free programme of learning designed to prepare international tertiary students for working life in New Zealand.

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Learn all the skills you need to launch an exciting career in the capital on a Work Ready in Wellington Programme hosted by WellingtonNZ.

Delivered over five 2-hour sessions, a group of local experts and tutors from the local business community will teach you everything you need to know about workplace culture in New Zealand, along with the skills you need to successfully find employment in Wellington. You'll also receive a Work Ready in Wellington completion certificate to add to your CV.

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Who should attend

This programme is specifically designed for international tertiary students who are currently studying or have recently graduated. We will ask you to provide your most recent student ID number upon registration. If you are already employed or a domestic student, the skills and information covered in this course will not be particularly relevant to you.

Topics covered

  • New Zealand work culture
  • Workplace communication
  • CVs and cover letters
  • Job search strategies
  • Job interview techniques
  • Wellness at work
  • Worker Rights in New Zealand

Tutors

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