Kickstart your career in the technology sector!

A new career path within a supportive community!

Are you curious about the tech sector but unsure how to get started? Generation Australia is pleased to launch this part-time program specifically tailored for First Nations learners.

In this program, you’ll get the skills and training you need to get a job as a Junior Web Developer while learning amongst First Nations peers and staff. This 16 week part-time program runs from Monday to Friday 9AM-3PM AEST for 16 weeks. The program includes technical training provided by Academy Xi combined with hands-on projects and employability skills development. We also run a 2-week Prep Course prior to the main program to set you up for success and introduce you to your peers.

What is a Junior Web Developer?

As a Junior Web Developer, you will be a pioneer in web design. Your role will enable you to create content, help clients create websites and features, and support your team to resolve coding issues.

The workplace for you could mean a global company in a team of 500 or a community-driven firm in a team of 5.

In this digital age, web development is everywhere, from sales to security to sustainability. It’s up to you where you want to go next.

Prep Course

The 2-week Prep Course will run from Monday August 22 – Thursday September 1 (2 weeks prior to the full program) from Monday to Thursday 10am-2pm. All First Nations learners are encouraged to join as an opportunity to get familiar with one another and the course. This unique opportunity is designed to provide selected individuals with additional pre-program support across technical platform set up, behavioural skills and mindsets foundations, wellbeing skills and learning needs identification. These modules aim to help set you up for success in the full program.

What is included in the program?

  • No cost to you
  • First Nations mentor
  • In-person learning hub and support offered in Adelaide and Sydney for meetups and mentoring
  • Support to identify employment opportunities at the end of the program, working closely with our First Nations Industry Engagement Manger

Can I apply?

You can apply for the First Nations program if you:

  • Are of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent
  • Live in Adelaide or Sydney*
  • Are not currently in full-time employment, education or training
  • Can attend online classes 5 days a week, 9:00am-3:00pm AEST for 16 weeks
  • Are an Australian or NZ Citizen, permanent resident or on a Humanitarian Visa
  • Have basic English literacy skills and numeracy skills
  • Can demonstrate your interest in tech

*Locations are based on available support measures for this program. If you live outside these areas, you may still be eligible to enrol. Contact us for more information

Program Length

16 weeks

(+2 Weeks Prep Course)

Start Date

6 September 2022

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A few simple steps

  1. 2 minutes 1

    Online Application form

    Fill out the application form online.
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  2. 30 mins 2

    Meet Us

    We will check your eligibility and chat with you in-person or virtuallly. Don’t worry though, this is just a casual chat with a member of the Generation team.

  3. 2 Weeks 3

    Prep Course (Online)

    Once you have secured your spot on the program, you will be invited to attend the 2 week session before the program starts. During these days, you will get to meet your instructor, program coordinator, and classmates. You may also be provided with pre-reading material to get you prepared for classes.

  4. 10 minutes 4

    Enrolment

    Once you have completed the Prep Course, you will be invited to fill out an online Generation enrolment form to secure your spot on the program which starts on the 6th of September.

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Requirements

  • Are of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent
  • Live in Adelaide or Sydney
  • Not currently in full-time employment, education or training

Location

Proudly funded by:

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Delivered in collaboration with / support from:

  • Academy Xi Logo
  • Adelaide Crows Logo
  • Garu Infotech Logo
  • McKinsey Logo
  • Tauondi Aboriginal College 2 Logo

Skills Earned

Technical Skills


We'll help you learn the technical skills with lots of hands-on, interactive sessions. By the end, you'll know:

  • Create and design web development products
  • Use effective problem-solving strategies within the tech. sector
  • What it takes to be a high-performing web developer based on employer input

Behavior & Mindsets


In every job, there are key skills that will help you be successful. We'll help you learn how to:

  • Collaborate with others
  • Think critically
  • Communicate effectively
  • Be proactive

What your journey will look like

  • 1

    Complete your application

    Go through the selection process outlined earlier
  • 2

    Meet your mentor

    If you gain a place, you’ll meet with your mentor before the program starts to make sure you have all the support you need to achieve your potential.
  • 3

    Start your training

    The program begins! You’ll learn the behaviours, mindsets and technical skills to succeed in the end role.
  • 4

    Get ready for your interview

    As training progresses, you'll work with the Generation team on your interview technique.
  • 5

    Graduate!

    Graduate and celebrate your achievement with your friends and family.
  • 6

    Post Program Support

    We’ll provide you with the opportunity to have industry expert volunteer coaches to help keep your skills developed, as you apply, interview and match with potential employers and career opportunities.

How we prepare you

In a world of job training programs, Generation takes a different approach to help you succeed. Generation instructors and mentors get to know each student and are there with resources, tools, and information if a student encounters a barrier.

Coaching

The instructors and mentors at Generation aren't just teachers, they're coaches who stand by their students through successes and challenges.

Resume Building

The right resume can open the door to new career opportunities. Generation students learn how to create a resume that showcases their skills and experiences.

Interview Rehearsal

By conducting mock interviews, then providing real-time feedback and coaching, the Generation team ensures that all graduates feel confident and prepared to interview.

Ongoing Support

After graduation, mentors and instructors continue to check in with alums, providing support with the job search and advice for continued success.

Ongoing benefits of Generation

A Trusted Network

Continued contact with the Generation graduate network

Events

Events and workshops to help you keep growing

Give Back

Become a mentor to help others

Support

Troubleshoot your job challenges