How to Succeed at: Writing Applications course on FutureLearn

Course on writing applications

Do you want to know how to write the best possible application? Join the upcoming course How to Succeed at: Writing Applications to learn how to compose perfect CVs, covering letters and personal statements. This course will also help you develop professional profile online.

Who is this course for?

This course is for those who are applying for jobs, apprenticeships, placements and university courses. It is for those who want to learn how to better present themselves in CVs, covering letters and personal statements.

What will this course on writing applications include?

The course will last for 3 weeks.

Each week you will be looking at a different element of the application process. The course How to Succeed at: Writing Applications will focus on such things as:

  • analyzing job adverts
  • preparing for application
  • looking closely at what you have to offer to a recruiter
  • writing CVs
  • completing application forms
  • building your online profile

There will be reading, interactive material, exercises and quizzes. Various employers and tutors will be telling you what they look for in a candidate. You’ll also have the chance to discuss materials with your fellow students and support each other. As a result of taking the course How to Succeed at: Writing Applications you’ll collect a portfolio of your work which you will be able to use later for your career.

At the end of the course you will build enough confidence to apply for your dream job.

Where can I learn more about this topic?

You can read How to get that dream job or course this year on FutureLearn blog.

Will there be a certificate for this course?

You can purchase a Statement of Participation for the course How to Succeed at: Writing Applications. In order to be eligible for a Statement of Participation you must have ‘marked as complete’ at least 50% of the course steps and attempted all tests and quizzes.