SMAR Your Virtual Work Readiness Program

Course Length eLearning module (5-7 hours), plus virtual training sessions (total course completed over 8 weeks)
Study Mode Online via virtual training room

SMAR Your Virtual Work Readiness Program

SMAR Your Virtual Work Readiness Program prepares job seekers of all ages in preparation for employment and is tested and proven to engage, offering in-demand employment focused industry sector training.

The program commences with students receiving access to the “SMAR Your Virtual Work Readiness Program”  via mobile, tablet or computer, followed by the opportunity to join a virtual classroom in one of our in-demand courses.

Upon completing the “SMAR Your Virtual Work Readiness Program“, students continue their learning journey through a series of virtual “Work Readiness” courses, which includes a range of in-demand accredited and non-accredited employment focused and industry sector course designed to kick start careers.


What is SMAR?

After six months in OES (Online Employment Services) you will need to participate in an approved activity, study or paid work that allows you to build your skills and confidence, so that you are ready for your next job. We call this the Six Month Activity Requirement (SMAR).

This requirement will apply to you if you have been in OES for six months on or after 1 October 2021.


This course will commence with Step 1 – Self-paced interactive eLearning module (Online) where you learn and develop your Employability Skills.

What will you learn?

  • Finding a job
  • Accessing the hidden job market
  • Identifying your skills
  • Applying for a job
  • Preparing for a job interview


Continue your learning

Continue your learning through Step 2 – Choose one of 4 industry sector courses available,  which includes a range of in-demand accredited and non-accredited employment focused and industry sector course designed to kick start careers.

Work Readiness courses:

  • Food Safety At Work (ONLINE)
  • Discover Warehousing (ONLINE)
  • Cleaning Industry Ready (ONLINE)
  • The Virtual Contact Centre Experience (ONLINE)

Click here to learn more about these courses.

Upon successful completion of each course, you will earn a recognised Training U For Work micro credential which is a great addition to your resume and can be verified by an employer anywhere, any time!









When you study with genU Training, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen course. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course. You can apply for this course now.

Study requirements

During your study, you will need to meet specific requirements that are necessary for you to complete your course work and be successful:

1. Language, Literacy and Numeracy

Students will need to demonstrate that they have the appropriate language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) skills

2. Your time / equipment

The SMAR Your Virtual Work Readiness course is an 8 week commitment. Please ensure you allow time for yourself to be available to complete.

  • 3. Your workstation

Make sure you have a suitable area to complete your training, e.g.  Desk/table, comfortable chair, no tripping hazards and room to move around for assessment.
Please make sure you’ve got access to water/tea/coffee (you will also get a lunch break)

4. Your setup

Your training can be completed anywhere you have access to data/Wifi on a Desktop Computer, Laptop, Tablet or Mobile Phone.  You will need to download & have access to Zoom (video conference software) prior to your training, this will allow you to login to your ‘live’ training sessions, you can do this by searching Zoom in:

        • App Store on your IPhone/IPad/MacBook
        • Google Play on your Android phone/tablet
        • Copy & Paste the following link on your laptop or desktop computer web browser:

Please note: You will need access to turn your Camera and Microphone on as required when using video conference

You must complete your online enrolment to gain access to the Learning Management System (LMS) online learning login details

What you will get from us

An email from us 24 hours prior to your training, this email will  include:

  • Instructions of how to login to the LMS to complete your online learning activities and view demonstrations


Australian residents can access this course via our full fee for service rate.

Fee For Service
$AUD 495.00 (per person)

* Course costs may vary subject to location and equipment requirements

There may also be other charges such as material or amenities fees. A genU Training staff member will assist you in determining your course fees and a statement of fees detailing all course charges will be provided prior to enrolment.

For full details of genU Training’s course fees please view our Fees & Charges page.


genU Training offer “SMAR Your Virtual Work Readiness Program“, in the following format:

Step 1 – Self-paced interactive eLearning module (Online)

A self-paced eLearning module (takes 5-7 hours approx. to complete), comprising of learning and knowledge tasks introducing Employability Skills.


Step 2 – Choose one of 4 industry sector courses available (Virtual Training Room)

Click here to learn more about these courses.


Need assistance or have a question. Please contact the Training U For Work team on:

Hours: Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm (AEST/AEDT)

Office: 1300 582 687 (option 4) ; or

Direct: 0477 026 638 ; or



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