Creating a personal profile and covering letter (14B25AL/20)

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Course details

Searching for work can seem overwhelming – and finding the job you really want can be even harder.

In this session we will help you to prepare a CV and a covering letter that will really help you to stand out;, a personal profile that highlights your suitability for the job and examples of your experiences that will help you to answer interview questions (sometimes called STAR examples). We’ll also guide you through completing an online application form.

When a vacancy comes up for the job you’d love to do you’ll be as prepared and confident as possible.

What do I need to join the course?

No experience is needed to join this session.

What do I need to provide for the first session?

Bring paper and pen for taking notes.

How will I be taught?

Your learning will be supported by an experienced tutor through small and large group discussions, video clips, and reading materials. You will also be invited to develop your skills and understanding through wider research.

You will be given the opportunity to have one to one tutorials with your tutor to discuss personal progress.

What will I learn?

On this course, you will learn:

  • to understand job outlines and employee specifications and ensure your personal profile is tailored to meet requirementshave a STAR example or two prepared for your interview
  • how to complete or create a CV and covering letter
  • how to complete online application forms

What could I do next?

Your personal adviser will meet with you to talk about your best next options as part of your course.

You might want to consider our other employability courses.

You may need to brush up or gain a qualification in English, maths or IT skills.  We offer courses in all of these plus Health and wellbeing courses, Confidence building, Stress Management, mental health awareness, healthy eating, Step up to Social care, Managing remote teams and many others which will support you in your job search.

Can we help you to learn?

You can find more information on the Financial help and additional support page or you can contact us to talk about this and any other support we can provide.

Venue Details

Adult Learning Bridlington
Adult Learning Centre, King Street, Bridlington
YO15 2DF

01262 677500