Computer skills: for jobseekers

Barnstaple Jobcentre Plus, Barnstaple

Who is this course for?

Designed for learners who have been signposted by their jobcentre adviser

Course content

You will: · Create and use an account for Universal Job Match · Create your own profile, including your personal skills · Carry out job searches on the Universal Job Match website · Keep your activity history up to date, including saving jobs applied for · Save job searches in your UJM account · Learn how you can keep track of previous applications (where applicable) · Use other job search sites to search for jobs in your area of interest · Set up and use an email account · Send and receive emails · Set up email alerts within Universal Job Match · Use a word processor to create documents · Use the spelling and grammar check tools · Use the various formatting facilities on a word processor to make changes to your documents · Create a letter to a prospective employer enquiring about a job you have seen advertised · Attach your CV to an email to send to a prospective employer · Upload your CV to your UJM account · Use social media to search for jobs

Support and feedback

Your tutor will give you support and feedback throughout the course

Additional costs and requirements

There are no entry requirements and everything you need will be provided. If you already have a CV please bring it with you.

Will I have to do anything outside of the session?


About the tutor

Paul Milsom is an experienced I.T. and photography tutor who has come from a background as a broker and a trainer in personal skills and self-empowerment

Start date04 June 2018
End date12 June 2018
Start time09:30
End time16:00
Concessions not available