Work Preparation

Ref: C3843225

We will identify any digital skills gaps and recommend any action to help finding employment. Increase confidence in using ICT through the job hunting process. Uploading and downloading documents, eg. CV'S and application forms, the correct set up of an email account and use of correct grammar when writing an email. Increased confidence in using the internet to acquire information. Increased confidence and ability in their written and spoken english language skills. Can help with interview skills and the development of of digital skills. Giving you an increased confidence to study further.

Course aim

To improve learners computers skills and knowledge in relation to finding work with the help of a tutor

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is for beginners
  • This course is for improvers
  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers
  • This course is for people with little spoken English

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

  • Increase my confidence in using the internet to acquire information
  • Increase my confidence and ability in my spoken english and written english skills
  • Increase my confidence in using ICT through the job hunting process
  • The correct set up of an email account and uploading and downloading documents, eg. CV'S and application forms
  • Identification of any skills gaps and recommended action

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
  • You may be asked to undertake additional work in your own time to support 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

What else do I need to know?

  • A pen and notebook

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

Download full course information sheet

Work Preparation

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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