UNISON Get that Job

Ref: C2419852

This course is a free one day learning workshop to help members gain better knowledge of the job application process: gaining confidence and helping them to prepare for and reflect on their skills, and the skills that are required for other jobs.

Course aim

To explore all aspects of the job application process, including identifying levels of confidence, discussing feelings about applying for jobs, and recognizing your own personal strengths and skills.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Recognize my own employment relevant strengths and skills
  • Better understand the whole job application process
  • Feel more confident when demonstrating my skill and experience.
  • Be better prepared for job interviews
  • Know about resources and further development opportunities available to me

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion
  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor
  • You will be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning
  • You will be encouraged to consider other students work and give your opinions and suggestions

What else do I need to know?

  • All materials will be provided

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course
  • Progress to a course with another provider
  • This course could lead to a range of job opportunities. Follow link to National Careers Service for more details https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/

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UNISON Get that Job

Conditions

You can if you meet all of the following requirements:

  • are paying the standard fee or are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • are paying with a credit/debit card or are not paying a fee because of a qualifying benefit
  • have a valid email address
  • have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2017
  • have read and accept the standard terms and conditions
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