Employability Support

Woman writing a CV

Employability is all about the skills which can help you get a job. That’s things like finding jobs to apply for, writing a CV, how to fill in an application form and ways you can do well at interviews.

Here is a free online course which will encourage you to think about how to build a CV and write personal statements: How to Succeed at: Writing Applications. The course will take a few hours to complete but you can do this over the next week or so.  Here’s another short course that could be useful for you How to Succeed in an Interview – Online Course. Both of these courses are online at Futurelearn.

National Careers service can also offer a free CV review with you. You can see them face to face at the Jobs Hub at the Galleries (check which days they are available). You can also contact them on their website: National Careers Service.

You can also find help from the Government’s Job Help site Support, training and advice on finding your next opportunity – JobHelp.

In the West of England you may be able to get support from one of the projects supported by the West of England Combined Authority: Employment and skills – WECA (westofengland-ca.gov.uk)

If you have been in education recently, that training provider, college or university may be able to help you with employment support. Check their website for details. If you are a graduate, you can also get help from Prospects.ac.uk and Graduate employment and skills guide – Office for Students

If you need help finding a job you can find organisations who can support you on the One Front Door directory or contact the One Front Door team and they can help you.