Get the Career Ready Advantage

Develop the skill employers want through participating in online courses, work placements, volunteering and workshops. Unlock rewards to get a competitive advantage, like priority access to internships, LinkedIn consultations, and networking with employers. Submit your Career Ready Portfolio to receive a Silver, Gold, or Platinum Award.

What are the Career Ready skills and attributes employers seek in a graduate?

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Career Ready Advantage Award

Showcase to employers how you have developed your skills by applying for a Career Ready Advantage Award. The following award levels are available based on your participation. The eligibility for the awards are:

Requirements Career Ready Advantage Silver Award Career Ready Advantage Gold Award Career Ready Advantage Platinum Award
Learn activities
Completion of online courses from Career Ready LMS site
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Do activities
Experiential activities that develop your skills. Can include activities in from your subjects, or extra-curricular activities. Link to list coming soon!
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Career Management activities
Learning how to develop the skills to manage your career throughout your life. Includes attendance at career events and workshops and by completion of online courses on the LMS.

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Submission of a Career Ready Portfolio
Building a portfolio helps you to reflect on the skills you have developed and to work out how to tell your story effectively to potential employers. Your portfolio will help you develop a resume, LinkedIn profile and practice interviews, all to boost your chances at obtaining a graduate job.
You can submit a portfolio you submitted for an assessment task in your course, or you can use a template portfolio we've created (link coming soon). 
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Apply for a Career Ready Advantage Award

To apply for a Career Ready Advantage Award, all you need to do is:

  • Complete an application form in PebblePad, providing evidence of your completion of the required number of Learn, Do, and Career Management activities.
  • Upload a copy of your Career Ready Porfolio, or a PebblePad portfolio you submitted for an assessment task in your course.

Links to apply for the award and the Career Ready Portfolio will be added here in September 2018.