Ready for Work Programme | Training Programmes and Short Courses

Shift to training that gets you ahead in the workplace

Become highly employable and career-fit

The Ready for Work Programme is specifically designed for students or graduates from the University of Pretoria (UP) to acquire the requisite skills and attributes to help you integrate into the world of work more easily. Move from the world of education to the world of work with essential and/or specialised skills that will improve your employment (or self-employment) prospects. The programme consists of four course packages that include either free modules or pay-per-course options.

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Package 1
Career Planning

Package 1 | Career Planning

The Career Planning package consists of five modules to help you plan a successful career and enhance job satisfaction. This package will ultimately help you choose a career, create a career plan, select potential employers most beneficial to your overall career goals, engage in activities to enhance your CV and learn the basics of entering the workplace and/or corporate world.

  • All modules in this package are free, self-paced and online.
  • If you complete all the modules, you will receive a digital completion certificate for the entire package.
  • It will take you approximately five (5) hours to complete all the modules in the package.

Complete package

Free
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MODULE ONE
INTRODUCTION TO CAREER PLANNING


MODULE TWO
RESEARCHING CAREERS               


MODULE THREE
RESEARCHING POTENTIAL EMPLOYERS


MODULE FOUR
ENHANCING YOUR CV               


MODULE FIVE
BASIC CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

Package 2
Job Preparation

Package 2 | Job Preparation

The Job Preparation package includes five modules to assist you in looking for job opportunities through digital profiling – either because you want a better job, you are unsatisfied with your current position or you feel you are underemployed in relation to your qualifications and/or experience – and focuses on the skills you need to seek job prospects if you are unemployed.

  • All modules in this package are free, self-paced and online.
  • If you complete all the modules, you will receive a digital completion certificate for the entire package.
  • It will take you approximately five (5) hours to complete all the modules in the package.

Complete package

Free
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MODULE ONE
WRITING A CV AND A COVER LETTER


MODULE TWO
DIGITAL PROFILING                                             


MODULE THREE
INTRODUCTION TO INTERVIEW SKILLS


MODULE FOUR
JOB SEARCHES                                                            


MODULE FIVE
JOB APPLICATIONS                                             

Package 3
Workplace Skills

Package 3 | Work Skills

The Workplace Skills package provides four modules to help you follow instructions more accurately, be aware of what is allowed (and what is not) in the workplace, and how to communicate professionally with all stakeholders in the work environment. In contrast to job-specific skills, work skills provide you with more general aspects that can be applied regardless of your job.

  • All modules in this package are free, self-paced and online.
  • If you complete all the modules, you will receive a digital completion certificate for the entire package.
  • It will take you approximately five (5) hours to complete all the modules in the package.

Complete package

Free
  • Not a UP student? No problem. You can enrol for this course package at a nominal fee. Book your seat today by mailing us at ready4work@enterprises.up.ac.za
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MODULE ONE

TIME MANAGEMENT


MODULE TWO

WORK ETHICS


MODULE THREE

FINANCIAL SKILLS


MODULE FOUR

EMAIL ETIQUETTE

Package 4
Specialised Skills

Package 4 | Specialised Skills

The Specialised Skills package goes beyond the basics with various targeted courses that will allow you to perform more specialised workplace or day-to-day tasks. This includes basic project management, building your professional network, communication and presentations skills, entrepreneurship and even how to become SAP certified.

Individual courses

Pay per course
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WORKSHOP

KICK-START YOUR
PROFESSIONAL NETWORK
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WORKSHOP

PROFESSIONAL
COMMUNICATION AT WORK


WORKSHOP

PRESENTATION SKILLS


WORKSHOP

INTRODUCTION TO
BASIC ACCOUNTING


WORKSHOP

EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE (EQ)


ONLINE

BASIC PROJECT MANAGEMENT


ONLINE

SAP LEARNING STUDENT HUB

For a full list of our professional and specialised skills training portfolio in your field of interest, click here.

For information on our Graduate Programmes for corporate clients, please contact the Client Information Centre on
+27 (0)12 434 2500 or send an email with your query to info@enterprises.up.ac.za.