• Understand the whole selection process
  • Tips on how to collect information to build a well-designed, persuasive resume and application that demonstrates skills, experience and qualifications
  • Tools to assist participants in identifying the key components of well written and targeted applications that effectively address the selection criteria
  • How to select, approach and brief referees
  • Interview techniques and tips, including how to tackle difficult questions and how to leave the panel with a powerful impression
  • Presenting with confidence and managing nerves
  • Develop a resume that demonstrates skills, experience and qualifications and learn how to write targeted applications
  • Increase your confidence and gain a suite of methods for use in presenting successfully in an interview
  • Learn from highly skilled and experienced facilitators with up-to-date knowledge of both S.A. and Australian Public Sector recruitment and selection
Who Should Attend

This course is ideal if you want to improve your skills in application and interview scenarios or are seeking a role or career change and want to build skills and confidence for success.

Note: This course will be limited to a maximum of 12 participants.

Benefits to You and Your Organisation
  • Supporting you and your people to work their way up in the organisation
  • Helping to retain the best people
  • Networking with people in similar roles in the SA public sector
  • Expert input, skills development and access to strategies, tools and tips

This course is also available in a face-to-face format.

Learn about our speakers

Pat Pearson

Trainer and Consultant
Centre for People Development

Pat is skilled in:
Learning and development programs and skills-based training
Staff and community engagement and consultation
Analysing, interpreting and implementing government policy
Working in partnerships with stakeholders
Developing and facilitating strategic planning at local and state-wide level
Developing state-wide service plans and service delivery standards
Facilitating senior cross sector collaboration
Facilitating and developing organisational cultures and values
Organisational change management and development
Evaluating programs and services
Research and analysis
Managing public sector service delivery

BA (Majors: Politics/Sociology)
Cert IV Training and Assessment
MARC Certificate of Management
Registered Nurse
Registered Midwife
Dip. of Applied Science Community Health

Register interest in this training


2 half days
9:00am - 12:30pm

Contact us for alternate duration and delivery style options

Competency framework

Digital Workbook and Resources

Online via Cisco Webex

Personal Member $460
State Government Employee Member $495
Corporate Member $505
Non-Member $575

  • “Great insights into recruitment and selection in the public sector”


  • “Really practical workshop providing lots of ideas and resources”