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Creating a SMART CV (classroom workshop;ej)

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Course Title:

Creating a SMART CV (classroom workshop;ej)

Course Number:

CZNR N20680

Venue:

Rycote Centre

Learning Area:

Preparation for life

Level:

Level 1 (Mixed)

Tutor(s):

Jenny Gilbert

Start Date:

10 November 2020

End Date:

10 November 2020

Session Time(s):

Tuesday between 13:00 and 15:00

Total Sessions:

1

Total Hours:

2

Class Size:

Between 4 and 6 learners.

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NOTE: This course has already finished.

Course Information

 

What will I be learning?

If you are looking for a job now or want to get back to work once the current situation with Covid-19 changes, then our friendly Careers Team can offer you free advice and guidance to help you on your way. 

This will be an initial interactive session either using Zoom video conferencing or in house in one of our learning centres.  Don't worry if you're not sure about using new technology, when you enrol on the course we will contact you and help you set up the links and send you some pre-course information to help you prepare.   

 

The course will cover the following: 

  • Creating a SMART CV from scratch if you've never done one before
  • Updating an existing CV
  • Understanding how you can use your CV effectively
  • Understanding what makes a smart Personal Profile and Key Skills section
  • Learning how to make your CV smart/stand out

 

Does the course lead to a qualification?

This course does not lead to a qualification.

 

Who is the course for?

The course is for anyone who wants help preparing for work either now on in the future

 

What do I need to bring?

Be prepared to log in to Zoom on your computer or tablet and be sure that you device is enabled for sound (microphone and speakers/headphones).  We will email some materials prior to the session.

 

Are there any additional costs?

None

 

How will I know how I am progressing during the course?

At DALS, we use an Individual Learning Plan (ILP) to set and review targets and provide feedback, enabling continual reflection and evaluation throughout the course. Learners will also receive verbal and/or written feedback on marked work. Learners will use their ILP to help track and monitor their own progress towards set goals, to support personal development and achievement.

[There is no formal exam, although there is continual evaluation throughout the course].

 

Can I have help in the class?

At enrolment, it is important that you tell us if you have a learning difficulty or disability and require support. Learners declaring a support need will be referred for an assessment. If an enhanced support need is confirmed, a Support Package will be offered, to assist your progress in your learning and development, specific to your assessed needs.

 

How is this course supported by DerbyLearn?

DerbyLearn is a learning platform that supports and complements most classes. To find out more, please go to www.derbylearn.net and sign up, it's free and well worth a look!

 

Progression within DALS

You can progress to any of the other Personal Development or general interest courses offered by DALS at this time.

 

On completion of this course, you could progress to:

The Career Planning, finding the right job for you and/or the On-line Employability programme which both compliment this course. 

 

Health and Wellbeing

The slogan you see on our brochures and leaflets is:   meet  enjoy  learn  achieve .

This is because we believe that taking part in adult and community learning can open the door to new friendships, give you something enjoyable and worthwhile to do with your time, enable you to learn something new and give you a sense of achievement.  That's got to make you feel good!

 

Volunteering opportunities

We have a number of rewarding volunteering opportunities both within DALS and with other organisations.  These can offer you a number of benefits, including the ability to enhance your employment prospects, and the ability to learn whilst supporting others.  If you are interested in finding out more about volunteering opportunities, please contact enquiries@derby.gov.uk. You can also find information on volunteering opportunities on our noticeboards and website.

Venue Information

Rycote Centre

Address:

Parker Street, Derby, DE1 3HF

Parking:

Limited Car Parking

Disability Support:

Disabled Access to all floors/building
Disabled Toilets
Disabled Parking available
Loop System

Refreshments:

Cafe
Staff and learners will need to bring in their own supplies. The Rye cafe will do pre-booked take out only.

Crèche:

Crèche Unavailable

Directions:

From the city centre head towards Kedleston Road along King Street and Garden Street. At the 'Five Lamps' traffic lights on Garden Street you will see a sign for the Rycote Centre, turn left down Parker Street then turn right and the Centre is on the right hand side, parking is on the street and the main entrance is through the Social Service's car park. The Centre can also be accessed from Kedleston Road - opposite the Polish Club - but there is no parking at this entrance other than on Kedleston Road 01332 956370 or 01332 956565

Bus Routes:

Allestree Bus, Trent Barton, and No. 6, Notts and Derby University bus during University term time.

Enrolment Information

In Person

If you would like more information about this course or wish to enrol, please contact via:

Enrolment Centre:

Rycote Centre

Opening Times:

Mon - Fri 9 - 5 pm with late evening sessions on Mondays until 8.30 pm. All visitors to call ahead and pre-book a time slot

Address:

Parker Street, Derby, DE1 3HF   Find Us

Telephone No:

01332 956370

Email:

DALSenquiries@derby.gov.uk

By Email

Send your enrolment enquiry to DALSenquiries@derby.gov.uk.

More Information

For more information about this course, please contact us on 01332 956565.

Fees

Category A Fee:

FREE

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Note: Please bring evidence of eligibility for fee reduction to the first class.

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