Employment Opportunities: Enhancing your Personal Statement and Writing Skills SCQF Level 4

What is special about this course?

This course is designed to help you with practical information about how to complete personal statements for both University and to accompany your CV and think about what ‘soft skills’ you possess.
We will look at specific statement examples and discuss these in detail.  You will have the opportunity to write your own. 
We will look at desirable skills such as Communication, Teamwork, and Adaptability. 
Digital Badges will be awarded every time you complete a task or contribute to a discussion, and you will earn a Certificate on completion.

Special features:

  • Online
  • Self-assessed
  • Digital Badges
  • Short Course
  • Flexible Lecturer face to face support

Entry requirements


  • Module 1 University & CV Statements
  • Module 2 Skills You Might Want to Include


Laptop, computer, tablet, microphone, webcam.

How will I study my course?

    Virtual meetings with lecturer

    How long will my course last?

    2 Week

    5 hours a week

    Where can I study my course?

      Start date

      March 2022


      The good news is that depending on your personal circumstances there are a wide range of bursaries, grants and allowances available to fund your college studies.

      What can I do on completion of my course?

      Progression to other short courses.
      Successful applications for University and job vacancies.
      This module will help build your confidence and prepare you for studying a Level 4 or 5 full-time course.  
      The “soft skills” you learn would be valuable for many different types of jobs. 

      A personal statement supports your application to study at a university or college (or for a job).
      It is a chance for you to articulate why you would like to study a particular course or subject and what skills and experience you possess that show your passion for your chosen field. (UCAS 2020)

      Is there more information available online?

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