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Writing a CV or application is challenging, as it’s hard to know exactly what will make you stand out and get you the job you deserve. On this course, you’ll learn tips in writing an impressive CVs (or résumés), and personal statements. You’ll learn everything from promoting yourself through writing and analysing job ads to researching an organisation.
A mixture of online and classroom based teaching. You will be supported by your teacher and take part in group and individual activities. Week 1 Start with a job specification Brainstorm your skills Adding your personal details Week 2 Adding the following information Education Work Experience Achievements Hobbies and Interests Week 3 Words to be used in your CV. How should I present my CV? Your references Week 4 Adding the finishing touches to your CV The specific skills you have to offer the employer Accomplishments and achievements related to the job you are applying for Personal qualities that will make you right for the role An understanding of the job requirements Week 5 Personal statement development
Your literacy level to be at Entry 3 or above.
All content is subject to minor changes, we aim to tailor the new skills to the ability of the group of learners.
You will need the basic stationery. Bring a pen and paper. The college will provide internet access and a computer when on site.
Apply for jobs using your new skills. You may want to consider completing another College course.