Develop Your Employability Skills

Estimated duration:

2 hours 50 mins

Complete this short course to develop your employability skills and ace the application to starting work process. 

Each lesson should take 20-30 minutes to complete and can be worked through in any order. 

Complete all 7 lessons to earn a Certificate of Completion which can be shared on your LinkedIn and saved in your record of achievements.

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Lessons

  1. Job Applications

    Welcome to this Uptree online course on job applications. Today you will learn how to showcase your skills through a CV and cover letter.

    This session will look at: 

    • Different sections of a CV
    • Writing a personal profile
    • What is a cover letter?
    • Matching your experience to the job description
  2. Interview Skills

    Welcome to this Uptree online course on interview skills. In this lesson, you will learn how to excel at interviews.

    This session will look at: 

    • Different sorts of interview questions
    • Presenting your responses
    • Handling tricky questions
    • Top tips to showcase your best self
  3. Assessment Centres

    Welcome to this Uptree online course on assessment centres. In this lesson, you will learn how to excel at assessment centres.

    This session will look at: 

    • What is an assessment centre?
    • Why companies use assessment centres
    • What is a job simulation
    • Different sorts of aptitude tests
    • Top tips to showcase your best self
  4. Your Rights at Work

    Welcome to this Uptree online course on your rights at work. Today you will explore the logistics of starting your first job and your rights.

    This session will include: 

    • What’s in a contract
    • Protected characteristics
    • Facing problems at work
  5. Workplace Etiquette

    Welcome to this Uptree online course on workplace etiquette. In this lesson, you will explore the logistics of starting your first job.

    This session will include: 

    • Dress codes
    • Getting to know your colleagues
    • Managing your workload
    • Writing a professional email
  6. Know Yourself

    Thanks for starting our Know Yourself session. Today you will explore your skills and begin building a personal brand.

    This session will include: 

    • What is a personal brand?
    • How to identify your values
    • Making a good first impression
    • How to set yourself goals
  7. Networking

    Welcome to this Uptree online course on Networking. Today you will learn how to build and benefit from your network.

    This session will include: 

    • Putting together a top LinkedIn profile
    • How to make connections
    • Managing your network

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