Preparation for Work- Interview Skills

Ref: C3742016

An opportunity to look at your skills and qualities and relate them to an interview situation. We will identify key points in interview preparation and you will have the opportunity to practice in a mock interview.

Course aim

This course aims to give students the skills and confidence to attend an interview.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed

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

  • Evaluate and discuss your own skills and qualities
  • Relate these skills and qualities to the areas of employment I am interested in
  • Recognise the importance of planning and preparation for an interview
  • Have taken part in practice and mock interviews

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?

  • Nothing is needed but you may want to bring pens and paper for your own extra notes

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
  • Become involved with the WEA in a range of voluntary work and other activities including campaigning as a WEA member
  • Become involved as a volunteer for a WEA partner or another organisation

Download full course outline

Preparation for Work- Interview Skills Course Outline

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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