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Interviews & CV Advice

Here at Kingston Maurward we strive to provide an exceptional learner experience so that when you leave college you are best placed to progress into skilled employment. Please click on the relevant links below to find more information.

CV’s and Cover Letters:

Skills to Succeed Academy

Barclay’s LifeSkills offers a free online tool to help build your CV

BBC Bitesize Careers and Bright Knowledge offer tips in writing CVs and cover letters

Get My First Job provides advice on building your CV

The National Careers Service has a guide on how to create a CV and cover letter

The Prince’s Trust offers tips in writing CVs and cover letters

Interview Advice

  • Research the business in advance
  • Practise your responses
  • Prepare questions to ask
  • Have the interviewers’ contact details to hand
  • Dress smartly
  • Arrive on time or early
  • Make sure your phone is on silent
  • First Impressions are key
  • Be enthusiastic, energetic and smile
  • Be organised

For further advice, please refer to our Finding Employment booklet.

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