Professional Practice for Career Advancement

  • 19 Sep 2017
  • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM (UTC+10:00)
  • SAE-A National Office, Suite 30/3 Westside Avenue, Port Melbourne, 3207 & WEBINAR
  • 23


  • NOT AVAILABLE IN VICTORIA. A link to the session will be sent to your nominated email on the day
  • NOT AVAILABLE IN VICTORIA. A link to the session will be sent to your nominated email on the day

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Webinar available - Click here for more details


Professional practice is an undervalued focus in comparison with scientific learning streams. Why is it that the job application process seems foreign when we are well trained in the science of engineering? 

The seminar will cover the following:

  • Introduction to professional practice
  • What recruiters look for in successful employees
  • Foundations of professional practice and core tools
  • How professional practice is integrated into the recruitment process
  • How to use these learnings to get jobs and promotions


The course is facilitated by a mechanical engineer, not a recruiter. The facilitator has worked in engineering for more than 25 years, and has been employed as a development engineer, design engineer, manager, and department director within the car and truck OEM and supplier network, in both engineering and quality.

The core knowledge required to facilitate this course results from long experience in recruiting and coaching engineers, and a detailed knowledge of the competencies of high achievers. The course has been developed to explain the code job seekers need to understand, the processes employers use to select applicants, and how to get through the filters used by the recruitment companies to get yourself in the room with the actual employer. 


This course has been developed from the fundamentals of what recruiters and employers look for. It has been structured to provide an appreciation of what professional practice is, and will enable you to understand some of the commonly used tools that successful engineers use. The process is to introduce the tools and then work through case studies on how they have been applied to successful projects.

The aim is to provide you with a process to create your own development plan for achieving the competencies required for you to reach your goals in the shortest possible time, whether they be to get a job, or excel and be recognised in your current role. 


The course will be delivered as a presentation, both to an audience in the room, as well as to those attending via webinar. There will be sufficient time allocated for questions.

Webinar option available only for those outside VIC.



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