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1272.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Education (ASCED), 2001  
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EMPLOYMENT SKILLS PROGRAMMES develop job searching and employment related skills.

The main purpose of this narrow field of education is to develop an understanding of key competencies and skills that are needed for job search and career development activities.

Courses in Narrow Field 1205 Employment Skills Programmes develop skills in:
. career development
. searching for a job
. work practices

This narrow field comprises the following detailed fields:

120501  Career Development Programmes
120503  Job Search Skills Programmes
120505  Work Practices Programmes
120599  Employment Skills Programmes, n.e.c.

120501 Career Development Programmes

Career Development Programmes provide guidance and counselling for career development.

Examples of subjects in this detailed field include:
. vocational exploration
. choosing a career
. career planning

120503 Job Search Skills Programmes

Job Search Skills Programmes develop skills for finding a job.

Examples of subjects in this detailed field include:
. resume writing
. interview skills and presentation
. prospecting and general job seeking

120505 Work Practices Programmes

Work Practices Programmes develop skills for functioning effectively in the workplace.

Examples of subjects in this detailed field include:
. communicating in the workplace
. working with others
. participating in teams

120599 Employment Skills Programmes, n.e.c.

This detailed field includes all Employment Skills Programmes not elsewhere classified.

Examples of subjects in this detailed field include:
. returning to the workforce
. industrial skills

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