Topic outline

  • About this course

    A free online course presented on Future Learn

    3 weeks study

    Being offered an interview is exciting but can be quite daunting. On this course, our experts from The Careers Service at The University of Sheffield will make sure you are prepared for the big day.

    Who is the course for?

    This course is designed for anyone applying for jobs or courses. It will be of particular interest to those in the early stages of their career, or those who are out of practice and need to update their skills. No prior knowledge or expertise are needed.


    • What will you achieve?

      By the end of the course, you'll be able to...

      • Improve your chances of success in getting a job or securing a place on a university course
      • Apply best practice techniques to enable you to tackle interviews for jobs, apprenticeships, placements and university courses more effectively
      • Identify what recruiters are looking for by researching an organisation or institution thoroughly, and identifying what skills and attributes recruiters might be looking for
      • Identify what questions you may be asked at interview, and how to approach answering different types of interview questions
      • Develop a better understanding of your strengths, skills and key selling points to tackle interviews with confidence
      • Develop an understanding of different types of interviews, from telephone and video interviews, to non-standard interviews, and how to tackle them

      • Begin course

        The course can be accessed via the link below. Will open in a new window.
        Good luck!

        https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/interviews