Work skills: interview skills
Who is this course for?
If you want to present yourself well to prospective employers then this course is for you. The course is aimed at anyone who is actively seeking work or who would like to develop their skills and knowledge for future employment. Employment could mean either paid work or volunteering.
• Know how to present yourself appropriately at interviews
• Identify and use positive verbal and non verbal communication strategies
• Know how to prepare for an interview including finding out about the employer and thinking about the type of questions you may be asked
Support and feedback
Your tutor will give you support and feedback, both 1 to 1 and in the group setting.
Additional costs and requirements
You should also bring a notebook and pen with you
It would also be useful to come along with ideas about the types of jobs you are interested in.
Will I have to do anything outside of the session?
No, but you may find it useful to research some of the jobs you are interested in and think about the sorts of questions you might be asked in an interview for a specific job you are interested in applying for.
About the tutor
Caroline Gale has worked for Learn Devon for the past 18 years in a variety of roles. She has taught all age groups and abilities from preschool up to university level and has been involved in research, industry and running a rural business.
‘I enjoy the challenge of developing methods of teaching and learning for those who may previously have been unable to achieve using conventional techniques. My expectations are always very high and I endeavour to enable my learners to gain both skills and confidence.