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LS~03 - Writing a CV (Resumé)

Duration: ± 3 hours | Course Code: LS~03 | Cost From: R 250 (US$ 15) per person

A curriculum vitae (Latin loose translation means the History of Life), also known as Resumé, a French word for summary, is an essential document to have when applying for a job.Job 1

Searching for a job can be intimidating, but it is necessary to have an up to date Resumé ready for when you get a chance to apply for and/or attend an interview. It is a document that you can leave behind with your potential employer, so that he/she can study it at leisure to remind them as to your skills, experience and suitability for the job position on offer. It is a most important document, and must be well compiled and written.

This short course tells you how to compile and format a good Resumé and a covering letter to go with it.. This course will give you some guidance, and hopefully help you get a new job within the shortest possible time.

After completing this course, you'll be more than ready to start your search for your perfect job. Identifying the purpose for working and the assessment of skills can help determine the types of jobs you should apply for, and to structure the Resumé accordingly.

Note: This course is also available in the 3 module course "Looking for Work"


To provide guidance and assistance in developing a slick and professional CV or Resumé to promote you in your search for work.

Target Audience

All persons looking for employment opportunities, including those already in employment, but are looking to change jobs.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this course, you should be able to develop and maintain a professional Resumé for distribution into the job marketplace, together with a covering letter.

Scope & Requirements

The Learners must be able to read, write and speak English, have access to a computer in order to prepare documentation, and access to the Internet to attend this course and search for jobs.


R 250 per person
$ 15 per person for international students
Group discounts available on request


All Material is subject to Copyright. A Certificate of Completion will be sent to those who complete the course.

Duration: ± 3 hours
Course Code: LS~03

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