There are two activities in this lesson. Pick one or try them both, depending on the time you have.
- Applications that work (45 minutes)
Reviewing CVs, including their own, and identifying areas for improvement.
- CV surgery (45–60 minutes)
Writing a covering letter or email and one-to-one advice on improving their CV. Best delivered by a volunteer.
It’s useful for students to have completed the Sell yourself lesson before attending the CV skills lesson.
This lesson can be run by a teacher or you can request a volunteer to run it for you.