This course is being taught online during the Autumn term 2020

  • Understand the aims of a CV and cover letter
  • Understand how to explore job profiles and labour market information
  • Understand the sections of a CV
  • The importance of references in a CV
  • Different CV formats
  • The importance of the covering letter
  • Be able to produce a CV and covering letter for a job application
  • Take away some good resources after the session 


Please bring a USB stick and your CV if you have one.


There is no assessment.

Entry Requirements

Basic level of English and IT.

Important information

All courses run subject to demand and the content listed here should be used as a guide only. Course content may vary according to a range of factors such as course duration, campus, teaching staff and requirements from awarding bodies. Check our course and fee guidelines for further details.

Next Steps

Enrol on another training for work course or onto another programme at Merton Adult Education.   

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