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    of adult learners agree teaching on their course is good

    (On-programme survey 2018, students aged 19plus)

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    (Top college nationally for BTECs, Pearson 2019)

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Start Date:Duration:Level:Study mode:Course location:Course Type:
31/07/20201 WeeksEPart-Time - DayBede CampusSkills for Employment

What’s it all about?

This qualification is designed for anyone who wants to better their employment opportunities by providing the knowledge required to produce your own accurate CV.

There are no specific prior learning qualifications for this course; English writing skills at least E3 will benefit the completion of this course.

Study levelCostAdditional fees
19+please enquireYou will need to provide your own stationery.

The type of information included in a CV, including achievements, skills and qualities; you will be asked to collect this information prior to the course to enable you to produce your own CV.

The importance of a reference will also be discussed and you

Your Curriculum Team

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What’s next?

This course will help you progress into employment, other courses could also be completed to support job applications and career progression such as:

Interview Skills
Job Search Skills
Job Application Skills
Employability Skills
‘Get ready for’……courses


Authors, writers and translators

Job holders in this unit group write, edit and evaluate literary material for publication excluding material for newspapers, magazines and other periodicals but including scripts and narrative for film, TV, radio and computer games and animations; and translate spoken and written statements into different languages.

Medium Salary

£ 33488

654 people employed as Authors, writers and translators in the current year.

98%of our students progress to a positive destination

(*Destination data for Sunderland College students aged 16-18, academic year 2017/18).

Why choose Sunderland College?

Our achievement rates are well above the national average.

We are the College of the Year.

(*Top college nationally for BTECs, Pearson 2019)

100% of our HND and HNC students progressed to employment or further study. 

(*Destination data, academic year 2016/17, HNC 19+)

We have recently invested £50 million in our facilities.