OrgMind: Psychology to Guide Your Future Career PSYCM101

This micro-credential is designed to empower students to explore their professional strengths and design their career journey. Students will develop skills to enhance their employability, as well as understanding how to obtain and maintain meaningful employment over their career.

Over a span of 10 weeks, this fully online experience will equip students with invaluable skills in self-management, interpersonal skills, communication, planning and organising, networking, and a forward-thinking approach to the evolving landscape of work. Designed to unlock your potential, elevate your skills and chart your course toward career success.

Upon successful completion of this micro-credential, you'll receive:

  • Two PD Points
  • A Certificate of Achievement
  • A UWA Professional Development Transcript, listing all successfully completed micro-credentials

Delivery mode

Fully online
Course dates
Term 2: 15 April 2024 - 28 June 2024

  Term 3: 15 July 2024 - 20 September 2024

Applications close
Term 2: 15 March 2024

Term 3: 14 June 2024

10 weeks
Total effort
55 hours
Academic lead:  Liz Pritchard


UWA Starter fees  –

$247.50 (inc GST) per micro-credential for students from participating partner schools

$55 (inc GST) per micro-credential for students from participating UWA Broadway Schools

$495 (inc GST) per micro-credential for students from non-partner schools

Critical information summary
PSYCM101 OrgMind: Psychology to guide your future career  (PDF 244KB)

What you'll learn

By completing the course, participants will:

Develop an understanding of employability (communication, interpersonal skills, networking, self management, planning and organising).

Describe your own professional strengths and areas for development as you relate to employability and the work context.

Communicate your employability to future employers.

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Why study this course?

  • Explore your professional strengths and design your career
  • Unlock your potential, elevate your skills, and chart your own success.

How does it work?

This micro credential will involve four 15minute lectures per week outside of school hours, private study, and two assessments worth 50% each.

The following topics will be covered:

  • Introduction to work psychology
  • Motivation
  • Mindset
  • Goal setting
  • Self-leadership
  • Personality and values
  • Problem solving and decision making
  • Feedback
  • Team work
  • The future of work

What's next after this course?

Future study
Students who successfully complete this micro-credential will: 
  • Receive a UWA Professional Development Transcript at the end of your studies, listing all completed UWA micro-credentials – great for uni entry and your resume!
  • Earn 2  stackable  PD Points -  complete two more UWA Starter micro-credentials to earn 6 PD Points and gain credit for one unit towards selected UWA bachelor degrees.
  • Gain points that can contribute towards admission to UWA via Experience-based entry.


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Contact your secondary school for more information or to register for UWA Starter micro-credentials.