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 in Web Development while learning amongst First Nations peers and staff. This 14 week part-time program runs from Monday to Friday 10:00AM-2:30PM AEST. The program includes technical training combined with hands-on projects and employability skills development. We also run a 1-week Pre Program prior to the main program to set you up for success and introduce you to your peers.
What is a Web Developer?
As a 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.
What is included in the program?
- No cost to you
- Access to a First Nations mentor in program
- 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 Manager
Can I apply?
You can apply for the First Nations program if you:
- Are of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent
- Are not currently in full-time employment, education or training
- Can attend online classes 5 days a week, 10:00am-2:30pm AEST for 14 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
Program Length14 weeks + 1 week pre program
Monday to Friday, 10:00am to 2:30pm (AEST)
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We'll help you learn the technical skills with lots of hands-on, interactive sessions. By the end, you'll know:
Behaviour & Mindsets
In every job, there are key skills that will help you be successful. We'll help you learn how to:
What your journey will look like
Complete your applicationGo through the selection process outlined earlier
Meet your mentorIf 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.
Start your trainingThe program begins! You’ll learn the behaviours, mindsets and technical skills to succeed in the end role.
Get ready for your interviewAs training progresses, you'll work with the Generation team on your interview technique.
Graduate!Graduate and celebrate your achievement with your friends and family.
Post Program SupportWe’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.
The instructors and mentors at Generation aren't just teachers, they're coaches who stand by their students through successes and challenges.
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.
By conducting mock interviews, then providing real-time feedback and coaching, the Generation team ensures that all graduates feel confident and prepared to interview.
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 and workshops to help you keep growing
Become a mentor to help others
Troubleshoot your job challenges