Lloyds Employability Workshop

Ref: C2420694

The workshop is aimed at learners seeking to improve their job application and interview skills. It will cover sources of information about job vacancies, responding to job adverts, creating personal statements and cover letter for CVs, learning and practising interview skills

Additional information about this course

This free employability workshop is for parents and carers of children that attend schools in Hackney. A crèche is available for this workshop. For more information, or to book a place on this workshop please contact the reception at the Sebright Children's Centre on 020 7749 1210.

Course aim

Enhance employability by: helping students identify their transferable skills; turning these into effective statements for a CV; practicing interview skills through a mock interview.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers

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

  • Identify online and other places to source information about job vacancies
  • Identify personal skills, experiences and qualities to include in CVs
  • Write a personal statement
  • Become familiar with generic interview questions and ways of responding to these
  • Learn how to prepare for and take part in a mock job interview

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?

  • bring along any CV previously written to be reviewed.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading is required but research on the subject on the internet or in the library may be helpful

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
  • Access the WEA What Next? booklet here http://www.wea.org.uk/learn-wea/what-can-i-do-next

Download full course information sheet

Lloyds Employability Workshop

Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you book. Please could we ask that you check the list below to ensure you meet our basic criteria:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2018
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

Not sure or have further questions? Contact courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

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