Learn Ealing continues to deliver courses through its online offer. We will deliver lessons and support learners through the use of Google Education suite, Zoom, Skype and other digital platforms.
Our 2021-2022 Prospectus is now available, however there will be major changes to the way we can provide these courses in the Autumn Term.
To participate in online classes you will need an email address, a reliable internet connection, a computer/laptop/tablet/mobile phone with fully updated browser (preferably Google Chrome). Your device will need a microphone and preferably a camera.
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Employment support - interview practice
Are you looking for work? Improve your interview skills and self-confidence and make a strong job application with this workshop. It will focus on making sure you are ready for your online interview and make the most of your current skills and experience in the limited time and online space.
Employment Support: Preparing for an Interview workshop
Are you looking for work, preparing for an interview online/ telephone or in person? Would you like to improve your interview skills, self-confidence and make a strong application? This Employment Support Preparing for an Interview workshop is online, instructed by a professional tutor. It will focus on making sure you are ready for your interview, and make the most of your current skills and experience in the limited time and ‘online’ space.
Aims and Benefits
• Explore what you need to know about an organisation and job before the interview and how to research such information • Explore potential interview questions and discuss ways of answering • Explore ways of presenting yourself professionally online • Discuss and agree on some ‘top tips’ for the day of the interview • Decide what technology and background checks to do before the interview
What do I need for these sessions?
Access on your phone or laptop to Zoom. How to video for Zoom: Join a Zoom meeting * A safe and quiet room; other devices switched off or on silent. * Fully charged or charging phone/ laptop battery * A notepad and a pen/pencil
What you will learn in this workshop
Each session is to begin with a general introduction to the aims of the workshop. This workshop will focus on preparing for interviews online. We will explore researching the organisation and job you are applying to, potential questions, presenting yourself professionally, being prepared to talk about your experience and qualifications, questions to ask and the technological side to prevent mishaps!
* Research the job(s) and organisation(s) you are applying to * Prepare to answer competency based questions * Prepare to present yourself professionally * Prepare for the day: the technical side; do’s and don’ts
ESOL Entry 2 and above
Suitability and entry requirements
Please ensure you have completed the Initial Assessment
How you will learn on this workshop
* All the learners and the tutor are to meet online for the sessions, using Zoom. Please note that you will need to download Zoom to gain access, and to have an active email account to receive information about the course, password and reminders. * Each session is to start with a general introduction. * At the end of the sessions, you will be asked to complete a survey.
Accreditation, qualifications and assessment methods
This course consists of one workshop.
How much additional time do you need to invest?
To make progress in developing your interview skills, it is a good idea to attend the workshop on time.
Your tutor - Hannah Copeland
Hannah Copeland has taught ESOL, Functional skills English, Maths, Science and IT to groups of and individual adults and young learners for over sixteen years in London and online. After graduating from the University of Reading in 1997 with a BA Joint Honours in Italian with French she trained as an English teacher in Brighton, taught in Europe and specialised as a Further Education teacher at the University of Westminster in London and ESOL specialist with the University of Cambridge and College of West London. She is currently studying for an MA in Education, Development and Social Justice and is passionate about helping people achieve their educational and life goals.
Your next steps
Ealing council offers a wide variety of courses and online resources. For details of future courses, go online www.ealing.gov.uk/adultlearning or visit your local library to pick up a course guide.
Time and duration
Start Date: 15 June 2022
Start Time: 12:30
Day: Wednesday Afternoon
First Lesson Duration: 01:30
Total Weeks: 1
Zoom or Google Classroom