Route to Work

Identifying Skills and Finding the Right Job

Duration: 6 weeks or 2 hour workshop.

Content: Learners will find out about

  • what type of work best suits you and your situation?
  • identifying the skills and qualities they have gained through daily life and work-related experience
  • highlight the top skills employers want today and how all these skills relate to a typical job description

Looking for Work

Duration: 6 weeks or 2 hour workshop.

Content: Learners will find out about

  • searching for job websites quickly by using key words to make job searches more targeted
  • exploring different ways to find work

Application Forms

Duration: 6 weeks or 2 hour workshop.

Content: Learners will find out how to

  • explore what information is relevant and how to express themself using good, accurate English and in the correct style
  • identify key information to include on a job application
  • use the job advert to structure the content on an application form

Writing a CV

Duration: 6 weeks or 2 hour workshop.

Content: Learners will

  • develop a brand-new CV or to amend your existing one ensuring it is short and focussed
  • explore the correct information which highlights personal achievements and experience effectively

Writing a Personal Statement

Duration: 6 weeks or 2 hour workshop.

Content: Learners will explore and understand 

  • key points to showcase your skills and achievements when creating a personal statement

Interview Techniques

Duration: 6 weeks or 2 hour workshop.

Content: Learners will find out about 

  • different interview techniques
  • different ways of answering interview questions effectively, using professional language and showing enthusiasm for the role

Course requirements

Learners will need access to a tablet/laptop/smartphone or PC. They will also need an email address and access to the internet.

What could these courses lead to?

On completion of these courses all learners will receive a certificate of achievement. This course could lead to further accredited qualifications such as Essential Digital Skills, IT skills for Work or ICDL level 1 and 2.

At the end of the course, we will provide information about other learning opportunities and courses for adults to join in the local area.

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