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SUCCESSFUL CV WRITING

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A hands-on half-day course with free e-learning revision after your training and pre-course online skills testing
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CPD CERTIFIED COURSE
CPD accredited course

Note: this Successful CV Writing course is CPD certified.
This means that not only has it been rigorously assessed in terms of content and quality, but it comes with a FREE CPD Certification certificate, as well as an Activia diploma of completion.

COURSE OUTLINE

Full details of modules and topics covered in this half-day course

Blended learning
FREE E-LEARNING REVISION

Note: Free e-learning revision is available with this course: 12 months of access for each delegate on scheduled public (open) classes and standard on-site/private classes (not available for bespoke courses) .

DURATION

This is a half-day training course structured into 8 modules

COURSE AIMS
This intensive half-day workshop will provide delegates with the information and guidance necessary to write a CV that makes an effective first impression and will significantly improve their chances of getting an interview.
TARGET AUDIENCE
Anyone who is looking for employment and wants to understand how to write an effective CV that will greatly enhance their prospects of being selected for interview.

INTENSIVE HALF-DAY WORKSHOP FOR CV WRITING

This fast-track workshop is specially constructed to provide delegates with the most effective skills in the shortest possible time.


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MODULE 1:  Introduction and Course Overview
Learning outcomes:
None
Topics covered:
MODULE 2:  About CVs
Learning outcomes:
None
Topics covered:
  • What is a CV ?
  • Chronological CV
  • Functional (or Skills-Based) CV
  • Rules for Writing CVs
  • CV Dos and Donts
MODULE 3:  Preparing Your CV
Learning outcomes:
None
Topics covered:
MODULE 4:  Writing your CV
Learning outcomes:
None
Topics covered:
  • The Summary Page
  • Professional Experience
  • Qualifications
  • Interests and Additional Information
MODULE 5:  Proofing and Checking Your CV
Learning outcomes:
None
Topics covered:
  • Overcoming Common CV Problems
MODULE 6:  The Cover Letter
Learning outcomes:
None
Topics covered:
  • Why Write a Cover Letter ?
  • Cover Letter Contents
  • My Cover Letter
MODULE 7:  Adapting Your CV
Learning outcomes:
None
Topics covered:
MODULE 8:  Your Personal Action Plan
Learning outcomes:
None
Topics covered:

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DELEGATE FEEDBACK FOR OUR
SUCCESSFUL CV WRITING COURSE

AVERAGE REVIEW: 4.4 out of 5  BASED ON 4 REVIEWS

Emma Foster
, Apr 30 2018
"Yes. I really enjoyed the training. I was so thorough and very interactive. All my questions were answered to my full satisfaction."


 
Course rating of 4 stars
Alice Kasozi
, Apr 30 2018
"I really enjoyed the training."


 
Course rating of 4 stars
Emma Foster
, Apr 30 2018
"Very good trainer who thoroughly explained each section. "


 
Course rating of 5 stars
Gary Dursley
, Mar 8 2013
"A useful workshop for anyone dealing with CVs/Interviews/Job seekers etc"


 
Course rating of 4 stars

MORE INFORMATION FOR
SUCCESSFUL CV WRITING

Blended learning
FREE E-learning Revision

With our latest courses, you get free e-learning revision for a full 12 months after your class so you can reinforce the knowledge you have gained.

Access is simple: go to www.activia.co.uk/login/ and log in using your email address.   This will give you free access to our e-learning revision modules.

Note: These have been developed and written exclusively by Activia to maximise effectiveness, by matching the e-learning exactly to what you cover in class.   We hope you have fun, on the day of the course and with honing your knowledge afterwards!

General Information

All Activia business training has been created, reviewed and developed to ensure up to date provision and constantly improving standards of content. Our training is interactive and classroom-based which maximises learning through the ability to ask questions and discuss specific issues.

Class Sizes

For training at your offices, we can deliver classes of up to 15 delegates, though with bigger class sizes you must understand that there is less time for questions from delegates, and this may affect the quality of their experience.

How to book
Course, dates and delegate numbers
Decide on the course you want, the date(s) you can attend, and the number of delegates involved
Training location
Also decide whether you want training at your offices or at one of our centres
Speedy course booking
You can use the Speedy Quote option to contact us for a quick price, or you can book online from the schedule on this website
Call us
if at any time you want help or advice, or you want to book on the telephone, just call us on 0333 6000 111 to speak to one of our friendly training advisors

Note: With non-credit card bookings you must sign and return a Booking Form before we can confirm your training.

Also note: If you are a private individual you must pay by credit card at the time of booking.

The confirmation process
Course places allocated
Your place is allocated, along with the trainer, workbooks and exercise files if appropriate
Booking confirmation
You receive an official confirmation, with joining instructions (and directions if it's at our centre)
Training invoice
You receive a VAT invoice

Note: Please allow 1 - 2 working days for your confirmation and invoice.

What happens on the day

If you are coming to our centre, dress code is smart casual.   Refreshments in the form of tea/coffee will be provided for morning and afternoon breaks, but please note that we do not provide lunch.   The timetable is as follows:

9:15

ARRIVAL TIME

9:30

TRAINING STARTS

11:00

MID-MORNING BREAK



1:00

ONE HOUR LUNCH BREAK

3:15

MID-AFTERNOON BREAK

4:30

WRAP UP

Note: break times can vary according to the needs of the training, and course duration for smaller class sizes are usually shorter because fewer delegates have fewer questions !

For training at your offices, this itenerary can be varied by prior arrangement.

What you get

With your training course from Activia, you get a free workbook, so you can review and revise afterwards to reinforce your knowledge. With all courses, you are also given 12 months access to free e-learning revision which will further help you to reinforce the lessons you have learned.

Every delegate on a course also gets an Activia Training Attendance Certificate.



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