How to Write an Effective Cover Letter

This is one of four sessions in our Preparation for Work cycle, aimed to equip you with the tools that you need to make your job more effective and less daunting. In this session, you will find useful advice and tips to write an eloquent cover letter, whether you are applying for a job, an internship or a volunteering position.

Course Content

Writing a personal statement is often one of the most difficult parts of applying for a job. During the session, you will learn effective ways to present yourself and write a convincing cover letter (or personal statement, if you are applying online).

Entry Requirements

To be eligible for this course you must be 19 or over on 31st August prior to the course start date.

Assessment Methods

This session that will start and end with a self-assessment of knowledge and skills. Feedback from peers and facilitator will help everyone to achieve the aims of the session, in a constructive and supportive environment.