Preparing your Job Application


McMillan Staff Development (McMillan) is a Registered Training Organisation delivering nationally recognised qualifications and custom workshops.

This course will teach you how to prepare your job application and help you get an Interview. 

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  • Workplace
  • Online
  • 90 Minute
  • Half Day

Resources All Provided

  • Workbooks
  • PowerPoint Slides
  • Assessments



This is a hands-on workshop where participants are encouraged to bring past documentation including resumes, and a copy of the job they are applying for. By the end of the session, participants will have made a serious start on their application and increased their levels of confidence in preparing this often daunting task.

The course covers:

  • The recruitment process

  • Covering letters / application forms

  • Resume creation

  • Addressing selection criteria

  • Group work

  • Application review

In addition to delivery of training McMillan can offer individual career coaching sessions for students. These sessions will be provided on an ‘as requested’ basis and are not a mandatory component of the training program.

Please note that this can be delivered online.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course participants will be able to:

  • Research and prepare for applying for a position

  • Understand the recruitment and selection process

  • Tailor a resume to each application

  • Read and interpret job advertisements and selection criteria

  • Identify and document what you have to offer – skills and results

Workshop Benefits

Our straightforward approach is specifically tailored to our clients’ unique needs. We offer practical solutions that will improve the dynamics and enhance the productivity of your business.​

  • The workshop will be contexualised to your workplace;

  • Training personnel are highly qualified and experienced;

  • We provide you with the best support and encouragement;

  • Training can be delivered on site at your workplace;

  • Training resources are of the highest standard;

  • We are flexible to take into account your requirements.

We aim is to assist and support our clients in a safe, non-threatening environment to achieve their business goals. We always strive to be flexible and make decisions quickly to support the client’s changing needs.

More Information

For Workplace Groups​

  • Anybody currently applying for a job, or anticipating applying for one in the near future.

We offer;

  • 90 minute sessions
  • Half day sessions

Inclusions & Investment

McMillan will provide you with a highly experienced trainer who will spend time during an initial consultation to gain an understanding of training requirements for the participants and the desired learning outcomes. From there we will contextualise the workshop to meet the outcomes required. Our trainers will develop all learning resources required to complete the session.

Our trainers will develop all learning resources required to complete the session. On the conclusion of the workshop, evaluation forms will be distributed to all participants for completion. From the information gathered, we will compile an evaluation report which is forwarded on to the course organiser.

Our fee structure is highly affordable.

90 Minute Session is $125.00 per person, plus GST

Half Day Workshop is $250.00 per person, plus GST.

Our workbooks are printed in full colour and are wire bound and cost $25 + GST per person. 

Please check out our bundled specials as you can save up to 20% of the total cost.