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Create Your Own CV

Course aims

To be able to create your own targeted CV to meet employer requirements

Course length

7.5 hours - usually 3 weeks x 2.5 hours

Who is this course for?

The course is suitable for those who want to update their existing CV or create a new one from scratch.

Will I gain any qualifications?

No, but you will receive a BAES certificate of attendance.

Do I need any prior knowledge, skills or qualifications?

You need to have used word processing before. The course is not suitable for complete beginners to IT.

Course content

By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Either use a template or design your own document layout
  • Present your CV in a logical order
  • Write a clear personal profile
  • Proofread your work
  • Understand how to adapt a CV to specific job roles

What could this course lead to?

You can save your CV on your memory stick or email it to yourself and use it to apply for work.

You could consider doing a further IT qualification, depending on your skill level, such as IT Skills For Work or ECDL Level 1 or 2 IT Skills.

Enrol on one of our Get Ready For Work Workshops to enhance your chances of gaining employment.

Improve your employability by enrolling onto one of our Business Administration and Customer Service Courses.

How will I learn?

You will be taught in a group and through individual practice, with assistance from your tutor.

What materials or equipment will I need to provide?

You will need a pen, notepad, and a folder to store hand-outs and completed exercises.

Your commitment as a learner

To achieve success on the course you will need to attend regularly, and on time. If you need to miss a class, please let us know in advance.

Useful websites

Microsoft Support website: https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb

More information

If you would like more information about this course contact Judy Ward on 0121 464 7411.

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