Getting started into the labour market [2nd Edition]

The current global labour market demands specific knowledge and abilities in order to gain personal competences in the work placement. Finding a job abroad or overseas is not easy, moreover you need to have a good command of English and an accurate use of the English language.

This course is addressed to everybody who wants to succeed in finding a job abroad. It will last 4 weeks and it will be divided in 4 modules of 4 sessions or steps each one. In it, we will deal with the key strategies to go through a successful job interview; we will help you to write a neat and accurate English CV, and to learn the tips for an effective job application letter.

Along the course, there will be a series of activities related to the topic which you will have to fulfil successfully. The course also has a public forum available to all the students enrolled where you can address all your doubts and questions. You'll be able to self-assess and self-correct the activities and exercises in each module. At the end of the course, a certificate is available for those enrolled students having completed the course activities. The course teachers will monitor the students' progress.

The last day to enrol is Sunday, April 17, 2016.

Prerequisites:

Basic English A2 level recommended.

  • Start date: April 4, 2016.
  • End date: May 15, 2016.
  • Course length: 6 weeks.
  • Workload: 4 hours per week.
  • Language: English.
  • Certificate: Certificate of achievement (PDF).

Syllabus

  1. How to write a CV or Résumé
  2. Effective Application Letters
  3. Applying for a job: Choosing the right job offer
  4. The job interview process: Getting ready

Teachers

Begoña Bellés Fortuño

Profesora Titular del Departamento de Estudios Ingleses
Associate Professor. English Studies Department.
Universitat Jaume I

Noemi Ollero Ramírez

Personal Colaborador del Proyecto
Project Partner Staff