Writing an Effective CV and Cover Letter

Develop your preparation and writing skills to create effective CVs and cover letters. Register now and start anytime.

10 hours
Anytime until 11 November

About this short course

The employment landscape is dynamic, constantly changing and increasingly competitive. Identifying, understanding, and communicating your skills, experiences and attributes ensures you have the best opportunity for securing employment.

On completion of this course, you will have improved your employment opportunities through developing a high impact, job-specific, Curriculum Vitae (CV) and Cover Letter.

Who should do this course?

The course is designed for people interested in developing their CV and cover letter writing skills to increase opportunities to secure employment.

Course Structure

This self-directed course provides 10 hours of quality learning. On completion you will be able to:

Identify and communicate your skills, experiences and attributes.

Apply tools and techniques to present yourself to prospective employers.

Create a high impact CV and cover letter.

Meet your instructor

Dr Cherie Hawkins

Dr Cherie Hawkins' main area of expertise is in career development and life aspirations, and she is passionate about programs, projects and activities that enable individuals to build their skills and knowledge through experiential learning.

This course has been developed by a team of highly experienced educators, industry experts and skilled professional practitioners including Dr Cherie Hawkins, Dr Ana Lobo, Jennifer Kemp-Smith, Dr Amanda Harper, Associate Professor Andrea Carr, and Netty Gibson. It has been informed by community and industry consultation and draws on contemporary principles and practices.