What's On in September - National Careers Service

Upcoming virtual group workshops in September - Book your free place now! National Careers Service are offering a wide range of virtual workshops to support you on your journey into employment.

To book yourself onto a one-to-one appointment or group workshop, please call the National Careers Service Booking Line on 0191 731 4750 or email: bookingline@educationdevelopmenttrust.com

National Career Service - 31/08/2021

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Application Forms Workshop Friday 10th September 10.30am

• To enable customers to feel confident in completing application forms.

• Customers will feel able to deconstruct job descriptions/ person specifications and understand what is required.

• Customers receive hints and tips on how to complete successful application forms, in particular for employers such as Civil Service and NHS.


Creating a Winning CV Tuesday, 14th, and 28th September 10.30am

• To give customers the confidence to build, update and tailor their own CV.

• Understand how to identify and promote their own skills and experiences to apply for jobs.

• How to handle gaps in employment history and avoiding potential discrimination.

• Understand what employers are looking for when screening CVs from job applicants.


18-24 years Christmas Recruitment Tuesday 14th, 21st and 28th September 1pm

We will support you to understand

• The benefits of seasonal work.

• Which employers and sectors are recruiting for the Christmas period.

• How to identify your strengths/transferable skills.

• How to strengthen your CV.

• Employability skills and some different ways to job search.


25 years + Christmas Recruitment Thursday 16th, 23rd and 30th September 1pm

We will support you to understand

• The benefits of seasonal work.

• Which employers and sectors are recruiting for the Christmas period.

• How to identify your strengths/transferable skills.

• How to strengthen your CV.

• Employability skills and some different ways to job search.


Health and Social Care Sector workshop Wednesday 22nd September 1pm

To provide you with information about

• Some of the roles, responsibilities and the training needed to work in Health and Social Care

• The labour market including where to find work

• Tailoring your CV/application form to the Health and Social Care sector


Interview Skills Workshop Tuesday 7th September 1pm

• Recognise different types of interview you may encounter, including virtual interviews.

• Understand what the employers looks for in an interview.

Recognise the value of the STAR/CAR technique Understand the importance of making the right first impression.


New Directions – Following furlough/redundancy Wednesday 29th September 1pm

• Assess and understand your current needs, motivations and plans for the future.

• Recognise the skills you already have.

• Explore how you can transfer your skills to other sectors or careers.

• Learn about other support agencies and career management tools.


Workshop Bookings: All workshops will be via Zoom unless stated, customers will need access to a Wi-Fi enabled device. A guide on how to access Zoom will be emailed to all participants prior to the workshop.

To refer customers, for one-to-ones or Workshops contact the Booking Line on 0191 731 4750 or email: bookingline@educationdevelopmenttrust.com with customer name, date of birth, telephone number and email address.