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Get Ahead, Get Placed

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Gain the skills, knowledge, and confidence you need to secure your dream placement or internship.  
This self-study pack prepares you to enter the job market by focussing on the practical elements of the recruitment process: the ability to analyse your strengths and skills, create a winning CV, master the art of cover letters, applications and portfolios, navigate and prepare for assessment centres, tackle psychometric tests, and develop confidence at interview. 

You will learn using a selection of media such as videos, quizzes, articles and interactive tools via the digital Career Centre platform.  Some sprints within the self-study pack allow you to choose from a selection of resources to complete the topic, so you can reflect your personal interests or chosen career direction in your learning. 

By the end of this self-study pack you will have the essential tools, tips and techniques to help you Get Ahead, Get Placed!

Important: To access this course, you’ll need to enrol:[

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This self-study pack has been curated by Lindsay Halliday and Lynn Gregory.
Lindsay is the Careers Service’s Placements Manager, and is an expert on securing placements and internships in today’s competitive market.
Lynn is the Professional Development Coordinator within the Careers Service, and supports the development and use of digital resources that help students Explore, Create and Succeed in their career planning.