Build U Program

Let us help you create opportunities to get where you want to be. Learn to create and innovate real solutions to real local problems, develop career goals and identify pathways to employment.

Location: Warrnambool campus
Cost: Free for registered job seekers
Length: Full-time - 3 weeks. Part-time - 5 weeks
Age: At least 17 years  old

Learn to create and innovate real solutions to real local problems, develop career goals and identify pathways to employment.

Increase your career opportunities by joining our Build U Program. It is tailored to you and designed to help future-proof your career.

Our Build U Program is designed to help you build a network and learn to create, innovate and collaborate with local employers. It is a unique opportunity to be seen by and to learn from industry leaders, whilst at the same time helping to develop your confidence and resilience in a competitive job market.

Work with digital technology and systems to communicate, organise and present information. Build your understanding of the local job market and the workplace together with your peers and connect with local community groups and a wide range of industries through the new Entrepreneurial Innovation Hub at South West TAFE and through local industry visits.

What will I learn?

  • Identify pathways to employment
  • Manage your career and work life
  • Work creatively in a simulated workplace environment with people from diverse backgrounds and ages within the Entrepreneurial Innovation Hub
  • Work collaboratively with other job seekers, and build your network through our Entrepreneurial Innovation Hub
  • Develop your understanding of roles, rights and protocols in the workplace
  • Complete Safe@Work modules relevant to your chosen industry
  • Develop your problem-solving skills by working on real local industry problems alongside local employers
  • Visit local employers to get a better understanding of local job opportunities and what local employers really want from their workforce
  • Learn how to communicate effectively for work
  • Get the opportunity to take non-accredited or accredited units to improve your employability options
  • Get involved in unique experiences to set you up for a lifetime of careers

How to register for a program?

If you would like to register for the Brand U or Build U Programs, contact the Pathfinders Skills and Jobs Centre.

Phone: 5564 8515
Email: skillsandjobs@swtafe.edu.au
Visit: Old Courthouse - Timor Street, Warrnambool VIC 3280