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Getting Your Job Search Started
Course Level 2
Study Method Online
Course Duration 125 Hrs
Start Date Ongoing
Awarding Body ABC Awards
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Course Overview

Find a Career

While looking for work can be an exciting time, it can also involve fear and discomfort about change and the unknown. Whether you are already in the midst of a job search or just thinking about it, this find a career course will help you to determine what your skill set is made up of, the kind of work that is important and realistic to include in your search, and how to get started.

Today’s job market is not the same as it was even five years ago.How to start  job search includes; knowing where to go, who to talk to, and the opportunities that are available will help to shift you from someone who dreams about having a job, to someone who has the job they always wanted.

 What Will Students Learn?

  • Describe their skills, values, and beliefs about work and looking for opportunities.
  • Demonstrate an understanding for the types of work available and where to go for more information.
  • Recognize the differences and benefits available through career coaches, counselors, and mentors.
  • Apply different approaches to job searching, such as networking and tapping into the hidden job market.
Course Syllabus

Unit 1

Understanding Change and Transitions

The unit 1 covers the following topics:

  • Managing Change
  • Five Aspects of Change
  • Myths about Change
  • Understanding the Transition
  • Transition Phases
  • The Importance of Values

Unit 2

Things to Consider for Job Searching

The unit 2 covers the following topics:

  • Skill and Ability
  • Vocation and Strategy
  • Job Satisfaction Survey
  • Checking Out the Jobs
  • Identifying Resources
  • Career Development Professionals
  • Career Development Practitioner (CDP)

Unit 3

Approaches for Job Searching

The unit 3 covers the following topics:

  • The Job Market
  • Networking
  • Identifying Your Network
  • Manage Your Reputation
  • Self-Promotion
  • Developing a Script
  • Tracking Form
  • Setting Work Goals
Career Path

Completion of this course will prime you with the knowledge, confidence and industry insights required to stand out as an elite candidate for employment. You’ll discover why it is that some jobseekers quickly land the jobs of their dreams, while others set out in entirely the wrong direction and deny themselves career satisfaction. Whatever your current position and dream job happen to be, this course will help set you on the right path from day-one. 

Course Accreditation

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme.  This means that Staff Training Solutions has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 2 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner. 

The course itself has been designed by Staff Training Solutions to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards/Certa endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met.  A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

Who should take this course
  • Jobseekers looking to land their first professional positions
  • Candidates whose job applications have so far been unsuccessful 
  • Newcomers to the job-market with no intention of settling for second-best
  • Anyone unable to decide which career path is right for them
  • Existing employees looking to branch out and try something new
  • Anyone experiencing a lack of job satisfaction and looking to start again 
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