Magna Vitae

Onward House, Plymouth

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?

No although your tutor may suggest things you could do at home if you wish.

About the tutor

Lisa Hasson began working for Learn Devon this year after relocating from Bedfordshire with her family. She has been teaching in Secondary and primary schools for over 20 years. As a fully qualified teacher with a BA Honours in English and a PGCE teaching qualification, she has specialised in GCSE English, literacy and improving English skills, and has held a position as Head of and Media Studies.

Lisa gained her love for her subject as a child. She was inspired by her teacher, who encouraged her enjoyment of literature and creative writing. It was then that she realised that teaching was to be her vocation. She is passionate about helping her learners to work hard and achieve their goals within an enjoyable learning environment.

Start date15 June 2020
End date15 June 2020
Start time10:00
End time13:00
Concessions not available