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The REEDNCFE Partnership  NCFE Level 1 Award in Job Search and Interview Skills  Assessment Workbook Unit 2 Promoting your...
Introduction The NCFE Level 1 Award in Job Search and Interview Skills will help you to develop your employability skills ...
Unit 2  Evidence Tracking Sheet Learning Outcome  1.  Know the di   erent types of CV and cover letter used to apply for j...
Unit 2  Evidence Tracking Sheet  3.  4  Learning Outcome  Assessment Criteria  Be able to identify suitable 3.1 job opport...
Unit 2  Evidence Tracking Sheet  Learning Outcome  4.  5.  Know how to prepare for an interview  Be able to conduct yourse...
Unit 2  Promoting yourself and preparing for a job interview Task 1 Q1  State the following   1.1-1.3  The purpose of a CV...

The purpose of the CV is to collect together all your achievements and experience and display them in a condensed, well presented format that will entice an employer to give you an interview slot. Start the process, by identifying your target audience and selling directly to them.

The three main types of CV will fit most industries, these different types are:

  • Functional CV.
  • Chronological CV.
  • Combined CV.

With the increased competition in the jobs market, it is more important than ever to tailor your CV to each role you apply for. In our experience, any other serious applicant will have do this, so if you don’t put in the effort you might not make it past the first hurdle. 


The purpose of a cover letter   The different types of cover letter   The reason for tailoring cover letters      The REED...

The purpose of the cover letter is to introduce yourself to an organization, demonstrate your interest in the company or a specific vacancy, draw attention to your resume and motivate the reader to interview you. Often this letter is the first contact you have with a prospective employer.

There are three types of cover letter


Networking letter

Prospecting letter

Application cover letter

Its important to tailor cover letters because they are the first thing employers see, relating to the job and is a first impression.

Task 2 Q1  Where can you search for advertised jobs   2.1   Q2  Where can you search for non-advertised jobs   2.2   Q3  H...

SHOP WINDOWS

IN SHOPS

GIVE IN CVS

With a Cv and cover letter relating to the job.

ONLINE

NEWSPAPERS


Q4  How could you apply for jobs that are not advertised   2.4   Task 3 Complete the following tasks  Q1  Identify a job v...

By asking in shops and handing in CVs

Reliable Punctual etc

Task 4 Q1  How would you prepare for an interview   4.1   Q2  Why is it important to prepare for an interview   4.2   10  ...
Task 5     Mock interview feedback This document is to be completed by the person who conducts your mock interview. They w...
Provide comments on each answer provided by the candidate Question  12   Answers given  1. Why do you want to work here   ...
Overall Summary Please provide an overall summary of the candidate   s interview What was good  Be specific  What could th...
Task 6 Review your mock interview performance and identify  Q1  What went well   6.1, 6.2   Q2  What did not go well   6.1...
Unit 2  Unit Declaration Assessor declaration     I confirm that the details below are correct, that the evidence submitte...
Assessor feedback to candidate Candidate name   Assessor name    Unit   piece of evidence   Please list the units, learnin...