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Curriculum Vitae
Career Assessment Path/Writing CV <ul><li>Curriculum vitae - is a written document used for applying for  work, it contain...
Career Assessment Path/Writing CV <ul><li>Qualifications - are officially recognized skills and achievements  </li></ul><u...
‘ Application In Writing’ <ul><li>When applying in writing always include: </li></ul><ul><li>Curriculum Vitae </li></ul><u...
What Is A Curriculum Vitae (CV)? <ul><li>Document </li></ul><ul><li>Informs employer about you  </li></ul><ul><li>Gives pe...
Writing A CV <ul><li>Personal contact information </li></ul><ul><li>Education and qualifications </li></ul><ul><li>Strengt...
Personal Contact Information <ul><li>Name </li></ul><ul><li>Address </li></ul><ul><li>E-mail address </li></ul><ul><li>Con...
Strengths What do you think this includes? <ul><li>You know what your strengths are from previous lessons (Assessment Of S...
Skills And Abilities What do you think this includes? Motivating others to take part in sports <ul><li>Are the thing you c...
Achievements What do you think this includes? Say what you have achieved to date as an individual or as part of a team Bei...
Education And Qualifications What do you think this includes? <ul><li>State your school name, address and the year that yo...
Employment What do you think this includes? Include all your work experience and what tasks or roles you preformed while t...
Interests What do you think this includes? <ul><li>Bullet point your interests </li></ul><ul><li>Swimming </li></ul><ul><l...
References What do you think this includes? <ul><li>This means the company can contact a person, by phone or letter, to di...
Task – Write A CV <ul><li>Use a computer and A4 paper to produce your CV </li></ul><ul><li>Use font size 12 </li></ul><ul>...
Summary <ul><li>You need to understand that a curriculum vitae is used for gaining employment </li></ul><ul><li>You need t...
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  • Example CV available in PSHE Key stage 3/Year9/ Curriculum Vitae Example
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    1. 1. Curriculum Vitae
    2. 2. Career Assessment Path/Writing CV <ul><li>Curriculum vitae - is a written document used for applying for work, it contains personal details, education and work experience </li></ul><ul><li>Reference - is a letter about someone, applying for a job, written by a previous boss or someone of some merit, who can personally vouch for a person’s work ethics and characteristics </li></ul><ul><li>Employment - means having paid work </li></ul><ul><li>Achievement - means reaching a goal, particularly if you have put in a lot of effort </li></ul><ul><li>Skill - being able to do something well, because you have the knowledge, talent, experience or the correct training </li></ul>Keywords
    3. 3. Career Assessment Path/Writing CV <ul><li>Qualifications - are officially recognized skills and achievements </li></ul><ul><li>Ability - means having the intelligence or skills required to do a task </li></ul><ul><li>Chronological - means events are arranged, in the order of occurrence </li></ul><ul><li>Functional - means some thing has a purpose </li></ul><ul><li>Application - is a formal way of asking for something in writing </li></ul>Keywords
    4. 4. ‘ Application In Writing’ <ul><li>When applying in writing always include: </li></ul><ul><li>Curriculum Vitae </li></ul><ul><li>Covering letter </li></ul>Employers ask for you to apply in writing, so they can see the type of person you are, the experience you have and your educational background
    5. 5. What Is A Curriculum Vitae (CV)? <ul><li>Document </li></ul><ul><li>Informs employer about you </li></ul><ul><li>Gives personal details </li></ul><ul><li>Contains a list or summary of educational experiences and qualifications </li></ul><ul><li>Contains a list or summary of work experience </li></ul><ul><li>Used to assist in applying for a job </li></ul><ul><li>Will help get you a job interview </li></ul><ul><li>Marketing tool </li></ul><ul><li>Main function is to promote (advertise) yourself </li></ul>?
    6. 6. Writing A CV <ul><li>Personal contact information </li></ul><ul><li>Education and qualifications </li></ul><ul><li>Strengths </li></ul><ul><li>Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Abilities </li></ul><ul><li>Achievements </li></ul><ul><li>Employment </li></ul><ul><li>Interests </li></ul><ul><li>References </li></ul>When writing a CV, you need to include certain information What do you think you need to include?
    7. 7. Personal Contact Information <ul><li>Name </li></ul><ul><li>Address </li></ul><ul><li>E-mail address </li></ul><ul><li>Contact telephone number </li></ul>What do you think this includes?
    8. 8. Strengths What do you think this includes? <ul><li>You know what your strengths are from previous lessons (Assessment Of Strengths Abilities And Skills) </li></ul><ul><li>List them </li></ul>
    9. 9. Skills And Abilities What do you think this includes? Motivating others to take part in sports <ul><li>Are the thing you can do well </li></ul><ul><li>List them </li></ul>Good communicator and communicates well with others Competent using computers
    10. 10. Achievements What do you think this includes? Say what you have achieved to date as an individual or as part of a team Being part of the school council and assisting projects Peer mentoring Demonstrating practical abilities during parents evening
    11. 11. Education And Qualifications What do you think this includes? <ul><li>State your school name, address and the year that you studied there </li></ul><ul><li>Subjects you studied </li></ul><ul><li>Qualification and grade gained </li></ul>Name of school: Pudsey Grangefield School Address of school: Mount Pleasant Road, Pudsey Leeds, LS28 7ND Dates: 2007 - 2012 Subjects studied and grade (example): GCSE Core Science ‘B’, GCSE Graphic Products ‘B’, GCSE Maths ‘B’, GCSE English Literature ‘A’, GCSE English Language ‘B’, GCSE Geography ‘B’
    12. 12. Employment What do you think this includes? Include all your work experience and what tasks or roles you preformed while there Paper round – delivery of 50 papers Monday to Friday and collection of money Volunteer in elderly residential home - helped people with practical crafts Watering plants in local garden centre – ensuring upkeep of outdoor plants during weekends
    13. 13. Interests What do you think this includes? <ul><li>Bullet point your interests </li></ul><ul><li>Swimming </li></ul><ul><li>Rock climbing </li></ul><ul><li>Skiing </li></ul><ul><li>Dog walking </li></ul><ul><li>Horses </li></ul>
    14. 14. References What do you think this includes? <ul><li>This means the company can contact a person, by phone or letter, to discover what type of person you are </li></ul><ul><li>You will need to give a reference from school (Director Of Studies) </li></ul><ul><li>You may wish to give the details of a current or previous employer </li></ul>
    15. 15. Task – Write A CV <ul><li>Use a computer and A4 paper to produce your CV </li></ul><ul><li>Use font size 12 </li></ul><ul><li>Use a font that is attractive, clear and professional </li></ul><ul><li>Use a dictionary and a thesaurus </li></ul>Write a CV based on the what you have learnt <ul><li>Ensure it looks good </li></ul><ul><li>Use black ink </li></ul><ul><li>Make it accurate </li></ul><ul><li>Is the length appropriate? </li></ul><ul><li>Is the content appropriate? </li></ul><ul><li>Is it clear? </li></ul><ul><li>Is all the content true? </li></ul>
    16. 16. Summary <ul><li>You need to understand that a curriculum vitae is used for gaining employment </li></ul><ul><li>You need to have develop the skill to write a CV </li></ul><ul><li>Having a professionally presented CV, will make you stand out from the crowd </li></ul><ul><li>You must keep this document up-to-date, adding any additions, including experience, qualifications, courses or jobs </li></ul><ul><li>Keep your CV safe and save your digital CV, for future up dates </li></ul>
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