How to Write a Personal Statement, CV and Cover Letter Free Online Courses The University of Sheffield 2023

Course in Other
  • Online, Online
  • Apply Before : September 1, 2023

Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 14223
  • Degree Non Degree Program/Certificate
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Language of Instruction English
  • Application Fee Required No

Opportunity Description

Do you want to learn about CV and writing Applications for a job?

Do you want to know how to write an exceptional personal statement?

If yes, apply to the Free Course on Writing Application offered by the University of Sheffield. You will have the opportunity to learn everything from promoting yourself to writing and analyzing job advertisements to searching for an organization and using the STAR technique.

Details of writing the application Courses:

Duration of Course: Three weeks

Contribution: Three hours

Cost: Free

Registeration Deadline: 1 September 2023

You will learn from experts about :

  • CVs
  • Writing applications
  • Cover letters
  • Personal statements

Content of the course:

Skills understanding

  • job adverts and course descriptions analysis
  • Research of the organization
  • Promote yourself through positive writing
  • Master applicant tracking systems
  • a personal brand creation
  • Dealing with gaps in your application

CV and Cover letters:

  • Make a positive impression
  • Create an effective CV
  • Develop a professional online profile
  • Sell yourself in your cover letter (application letter)
  • Explore sample CVs and cover letters

Application forms and personal statements

  • How to approach application forms
  • Structuring your responses with the STAR technique
  • Responding to competency-based, strength-based, motivational and situational judgment questions
  • How to write a brilliant personal statement


When you complete this course, you will be able to:

  • Improve your chances to succeed in getting a job or securing a position on a university course
  • Apply best practice techniques to apply for jobs, apprenticeships, placements, and university courses, including preparation of the application to writing CVs and completing application forms.
  • Identifying what recruiters are looking for through analysis of job advertisements and employers and institutions research to know how to get fit their eligibility and requirements.
  • Developing a better understanding of your strengths and skills in order to confidently apply for your dream job or courses.
  • Improving the way you can promote yourself effectively by positive writing and a strong personal brand creation an identity that looks impressive to a recruiter, whether that’s an employer or admissions tutor

Who can use this course?

Anyone who wants to apply for jobs or courses who want to learn how to write a cover letter or CV that works.

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