Magna Vitae

Lantern Centre, Ilfracombe

Who is this course for?

Adults who have experienced gaps in employment and education find there is a barrier with using a traditional curriculum vitae to apply for jobs, voluntary placements or courses. We offer an inclusive alternative. It’s suitable for anyone who is trying to gain or change employment. It’s also suitable for anyone who intends to progress to further learning.

Course content

This course is designed to give the guidance and structure to create a take away alternative to a CV.

You will learn more about:

• using a computer system or handwriting the MV
• discussing the format to record the information
• employers who embrace the MV
• How to express information that you would like to share

During the course you will watch demonstrations and carry out a range of practical exercises and activities to increase your experience and understanding.

Support and feedback

Feedback from the tutors

Additional costs and requirements

You might find it useful to bring a notebook/notepaper and pen and a USB flash drive (usually referred to as a memory stick or pen-drive) for storing information you have found on the internet, although this is not essential.

There are no additional costs.

Will I have to do anything outside of the session?

You will not need to do anything in your own time but you may choose to research certain aspects of the course

About the tutor

Colette Olah works as a tutor for Learn Devon and delivers a variety of Art and Craft courses. She is a qualified Art and Design teacher who has worked in both mainstream and SEN education. She has also delivered Independent Life Skills to adults with learning difficulties and taught art and drawing skills in Adult Education classes in Worcestershire.

Prior to gaining her PGCE, Colette worked In Arts Development for Wolverhampton C.C, devising Arts initiatives across the city that were accessible to all sections of the community. She believes that art is for everyone and aims to create a relaxed and enjoyable environment for all participants.

Start date22 May 2020
End date22 May 2020
Start time09:00
End time12:00
Concessions not available