The main focus of the assessment for this unit is on the skills required to apply for jobs. However, it is expected that the underpinning teaching and learning will help develop learners’ awareness of
• typical application methods/processes associated with the job roles/sectors in which they are interested
• the different types of information provided to applicants by employers as part of the job application process
• the importance of making a good first impression through a job application
To support learners to apply for jobs.
Unit Learning Outcomes
Be able to prepare a job application.
Extract key details about a specific job from information provided to applicant by the employer.
Identify relevant information needed for a job application form.
Complete a straightforward job application form, so that information provided is clear to the prospective employer and presents self in a positive way.
Write a covering letter for a job application following given conventions for letter-writing.
Be able to prepare a CV.
Insert key, relevant information into a given CV template.