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Recognise different ways of applying for jobs.
. Describe the different ways of applying for jobs and what is involved in each approach.
Be able to produce a Curriculum Vitae (CV).
. Produce a clearly structured and legible CV which includes relevant information and summarises own experience, qualities and skills.
. Modify a CV for a specific purpose, including all relevant information.
Be able to write a covering letter.
. Describe the range of information required in a covering letter to meet the needs and expectations of employers.
. Produce a formal covering letter in an appropriate format, which meets accepted conventions in language structures and register.
. Adapt the letter appropriately for both a direct and a speculative approach.
Be able to complete job application forms.
. Read the job requirements and specifications and describe the range of information required.
. Describe own skills and experience relevant to the job specifications and prepare draft text.
. Complete the form providing the information requested and the level of detail required.
. Present the information in a style and register appropriate to the audience.
. Check the form for spelling, grammatical accuracy and appropriate sentence structures, amending where necessary.