Using Social Media to Find Work

Ref: C2423289

This exciting new course will equip you with the skills to search for a job online, using the government and other job search websites. Your teacher will guide you through practical methods of using social media websites like Twitter, Instagram, Linkedin and other online resources to give you a great advantage in securing the best job opportunities. The course will also provide tips on the job search process including preparation, writing and uploading covering letters, CVs, and interview preparation. By the end of the course, you will have the confidence to seek and apply for work in your chosen area. You could even secure employment with the support of your tutor and by networking with your classmates at any time during your course. Be sure to enroll as soon as possible as spaces are limited.

Additional information about this course

There is no fee for learner to enrol on this course .

Course aim

This online short course will enable participants to use a range of websites to look for employment, including social media and government websites.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners
  • This course is for improvers
  • This course is for beginners and improvers

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

  • Use the gov.uk website to search for a job.
  • Register with the Linkedin website and use it to search for a job.
  • Discuss and learn how using Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, etc. could help me to get work.
  • Gain valuable tips on job searching from preparation to interview.

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

This is an online course and is best suited for use with a laptop or desktop PC or tablet. You will need reliable internet access. All other online materials will be provided.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

View full course information sheet

Using Social Media to Find Work

Enrolment Conditions

This course is funded by the Greater London Combined Authority but is also open to residents of other areas.

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • 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 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • 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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