CV & Covering Letter
When looking for employment, work experience, placements and apprenticeships,It is vital that you are able to show how you use your strengths to complete tasks or qualifications.
A CV is a document that shows all of the qualifications you have and gives a brief history of the time you have spent in school, college or out at work.
What to Include?
Your CV will be broken down into these sections
Your Name, Address and a contact number so that a company can get in touch with you.
This paragraph gives a description of what you are like and the skills and strengths you can bring to a company. What do you do best? What are you good at?
The time you have spent at each school, college or training provider, what you did there and any qualifications you gained whilst studying.
This includes any work experience you did at school and any other part time or full time work you have had.
Companies like to know what you enjoy in your spare time especially any sports or creative activities. It shows a company your hidden talents e.g. “I play football for a local team.” Or “I like to design and make costumes for plays in my spare time.”
Companies will need to know who to contact to act as your referee.
What makes for a good CV?