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PDC59242 - Building your Personal and Professional Profile

Course Details

Course Summary

Developing a personal and professional profile is more than just a resume for an employer. The profile is a collection of your knowledge, skillsets, attributes, and transferrable skills that comprise your personalised marketing strategy to potential recruiters.

This online Short Course provides a guide to custom building your profile to capture all the qualities you need to present to a potential employer. The course includes examples of various professional profiles from a school leaver to a postgraduate job seeker and provides easy to use templates to construct the profile using a step by step approach. Professional social networking platforms are described with LinkedIn, Facebook, PartnerUp and VisualCV as popular examples.

The fee for this short course will be $90.00.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements to enrol in this course.

Course Details

Course Type Short Course (Professional Development)
Student Availability
  • Domestic
  • International
Application Mode
  • Other
How to Apply
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Study Area
  • Work and Study Preparation
Skill Area
  • General Education and Training

Admission Codes

Domestic Students
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
Not Applicable
International Students
Not Applicable

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

This course provides Professional Development for a variety of professionals.

Undertaking this course enables students to meet their Continuing Professional Development obligations and industry update requirements in their profession. Upon successful completion of the course, students will be awarded 4 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours and a CQUniversity Certificate of Completion.

Course Structures

Study Mode Definitions

  • Mixed Mode courses are delivered online and require compulsory attendance of site-specific learning activities such as on-campus residential schools and/or workshops.
  • Online courses are delivered using online resources only.
  • On-campus courses are delivered using a combination of face-to-face and video conferencing style teaching at CQUniversity campuses.

*All study modes may include Vocational placement and/or work integrated learning.

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Standard Course Structure

4 hours

  • Online
No units are associated with this course

Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Outline the key elements of a personal and professional profile in marketing your knowledge, skillsets, and transferable skills to prospective employers
  2. Develop resume building tools to construct your basic resume reflecting education, knowledge, and skills
  3. Apply creative thinking skills to present your transferable skills, talents and intrinsic attributes as a personal collective
  4. Gain an understanding of the concept of lifelong learning and the importance of keeping your personal and professional profile current and secure.


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