University of Sheffield Free Online Course on ‘How to Succeed at Interview’

Course in Other
  • Online, Online
  • Apply Before : October 3, 2022

Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 25421
  • Degree Non Degree Program/Certificate
  • Language Requirement Not Required
  • Opportunity Type : Partially FundedSelf Funded
  • Duration 3 weeks
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Language of Instruction English
  • Application Fee Required No

Opportunity Description

About this course

The University of Sheffield offers this course on “How to Succeed at Interview.”

Being offered an interview is exciting on the one hand and can be quite challenging, on the other hand. Therefore, in this course, the experts from The Careers Service at The University of Sheffield will ensure you are prepared for the big day (interview day).

Course details:

  • Course developer: University of Sheffield
  • Language: English
  • Course provider: Future Learn
  • Learning mode: Self-paced
  • Subject: Employability
  • Cost: Free with limited access, Monthly Subscription: $23.33 or buy the course with one-off payment: $44
  • Duration: 3 weeks (3 hours/week effort)
  • Start date: Available Now
  • Free Access to this course will expire on: October 3, 2022

Course instructors:

1. Pamela Hafekost

She manages the Information Team and is in charge of developing the Careers Service website and creating interactive resources.

2. Alison Clay

She is a Careers Adviser at the University of Sheffield Careers Service, providing advice to service users.

3. Marcus Zientek

He is a career Adviser, too. She writes and edits career guides for the University of Sheffield.

4. Katie Casserly

She is also a career Adviser at the University of Sheffield Careers Service.

Learning objectives

By the completion of this course, you would be able to:

  • Improve your chances of succeeding in getting a job or getting a place on a university course
  • Apply best practice techniques to help you to tackle interviews for jobs, apprenticeships, placements and university courses more efficiently
  • Find out what recruiters are looking for by researching an organization or institution exhaustively, and identifying what skills and qualities recruiters might be interested in
  • Figure out what questions you might be asked at an interview, and how to handle answering different types of interview questions
  • Have a greater understanding of your strengths, skills and key selling points to tackle interviews confidently
  • Get a perception of different types of interviews, from telephone and video interviews to non-standard interviews, and how to deal with them

Who can enroll?

This course is developed for anyone in search of jobs or courses. Moreover, it will be of special interest to those in the early stages of their career or those whose skills no longer respond to their need and therefore need to update their skills. No prior knowledge or expertise is needed.

Course content

What topics will “how to succeed at interview” course cover?

Preparing for interviews

How to deal with nerves

  • The practical details
  • How to make your research count
  • Expecting key questions

Dealing with interviews

  • How to create a positive first impression
  • What to wear
  • Using your voice
  • Dealing with interview questions
  • Fantastic questions to ask the interviewer

Handling different types of interview

  • Succeeding at telephone and video interviews
  • Tests and exercises
  • Presentations delivery
  • Leaving a positive impression

How to apply?

If you want to succeed at your interview, take this course. You can apply for this course by completing a simple registration in the link provided.

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To learn more about University of Sheffield Free Online Course on ‘How to Succeed at Interview’, please refer to FutureLearn’s website.

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