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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:

CZND N10308

Venue:

Derby Multicultural Centre

Learning Area:

Preparation for life

Level:

Level 1 (Mixed)

Tutor(s):

Javaid Iqbal

Start Date:

28 September 2020

End Date:

05 October 2020

Session Time(s):

Monday between 13:15 and 15:15

Total Sessions:

2

Total Hours:

4

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

Derby Multicultural Centre

Address:

Dairyhouse Road, Derby, DE23 8HN

Parking:

Limited Car Parking
Limited Cycle Parking

Disability Support:

Disabled Access to Ground Floor only
Disabled Toilets
Loop System

Refreshments:

Learners and staff will need to bring in their own refreshments.

Crèche:

Crèche Unavailable

Directions:

Take Osmaston Road A514 from Derby City Centre. Turn right at the traffic lights into Douglas Street which becomes Dairyhouse Road at the traffic lights. The Multicultural Centre is on the left just after the lights. 01332 956350 OR 01332 956565

Bus Routes:

No. 38 Arriva.

Enrolment Information

In Person

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

Enrolment Centre:

Derby Multicultural Centre

Opening Times:

Mon - Fri 9 - 5pm, with evening sessions Mon & Tues until 8.30 pm. Plus Saturdays 9 - 12.30. All visitors to call ahead and pre-book a time slot

Address:

Dairyhouse Road, Derby, DE23 8HN   Find Us

Telephone No:

01332 956360

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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