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Free employability skills

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Free employability skills courses

Employability Essentials:

Recommended learning hours - 4 hours in total

Looking for your first job?

Maybe you’ve been out of work for a while and you’re ready to get back & earn some cash? Or maybe you want a change of job but your job finding skills are a bit rusty?

Here at learndirect we have a fantastic free bundle of courses that will give you everything you need to get that job!

Learn how to:

  • find that job of your dreams
  • write a CV and covering letter that will get you noticed
  • take the fear out of interviews

Our courses are fun and engaging and full of interactive learning, quizzes, case studies and motivational stories to help make job hunting less daunting.


Finding that Job

This course will give you everything you need to know about how to:

  • Get information on jobs
  • Apply for jobs
  • Uncover Opportunities
  • Match jobs to your interests, skills and experience

Writing a CV

By the end of this course you will have produced your own CV and you will understand:

  • How and when to use a CV
  • How to match your CV to the job description
  • How to identify the relevant information you need to include

Letter Writing

In this course you will put your learning into practice by writing a covering letter to go with your CV. By the end you will understand:

  • When to use a covering letter
  • How to put together a winning letter
  • How to write and submit speculative applications

Interview Techniques

Learn how to ace the interview with this course. You’ll learn:

  • How to match answers to common interview questions
  • How to answer open questions
  • How to talk about your skills and experience

The Practice Makes Perfect section will give you the chance to put what you’ve learnt into practice.


The last course in our bundle gives you lots of information and a real insight into jobs in different sectors – from health and social care to retail and manufacturing. The course explains which qualifications you might need for the different jobs and where the career might take you.

Learn the skills that will help give you the confidence to feel good in the workplace, make the most of what you’ve got and showcase your talents. Getting the job you really want takes more than luck, our ‘Employability Essentials’ skills course could make all the difference.

Good luck in your job search from everyone in learndirect!

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