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Making Applications & Interview Skills

East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House), St Mary's House, St Leonard's Road
Admin Contact
Corporate Training Mail Box (
Target Audience
All users
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Course Types
Course categories
Practical Skills
Planning for the future / Working for ESCC
Course description

To approach competency based interviews with confidence and to be able to write an effective supporting/personal statement.


Training objectives

All staff

Learning outcomes

  • to understand the real purpose of interviews

  • to refresh your knowledge of the unwritten rules of interviews

  • to understand the most commonly tested competencies and develop successful ways of demonstrating these competencies

  • to understand the value of a well written supporting/personal statement

  • to be able to evaluate a supporting/personal statement from a hiring manager’s perspective

  • to develop best practice techniques in writing your supporting/personal statement

I found this course very different than I expected, I found it very positive and uplifting, the trainer was very knowledgeable and kept everyone interested, a course worth attending as I felt I gained a lot from it.

Trainer gave a strong delivery. Content was relevant and provided a good insight. I have not yet needed to use the information

Feedback from recent delegates


Additional Information

Please note:

Parking around St. Mary's House is very limited, though the railway station car park is some 6 minutes walk at a charge of (about) £5 per day.

Corporate Training offer a selection of teas/coffees, hot chocolate and biscuits.

Start Date
Wednesday 22 January 2020
End Date
Wednesday 22 January 2020
Closing Date
Tuesday 21 January 2020
09:30 - 16:30
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