Secure your dream job. Fine tune a crystal clear and winning CV and cover letter, reviewed by our experts. We’ll walk you through the key to creating a CV and cover letter that lands you interviews and gets your foot in the door.
Takes on average 2 - 6 weeks
Engaging Online Learning
Expert 1-to-1 support
Entry Level 3 or Level 1
Join over 30,000 people who have upskilled with Strive Training!
Not quite sure what job is right for you?
Rarely hearing back after submitting your CV?
Struggling with job interviews?
We’re here to help you get the job that’s right for you!
You’ll receive ‘hands on’ assistance with all aspects of job searching, from career direction to interviews.
Not only will you receive an Extended Award in Employability and Personal Development, but you’ll be equipped with clarity, confidence, and a winning CV and Cover Letter that has been reviewed by our CV experts!
Course Length: On average, this course is completed within 2 – 3 weeks. But the more time you dedicate, the sooner you can complete it. The pace of the learning is up to you.
Free Course for: Anyone who is unemployed and aged 19 or over who has been living in the European Union for the last 3 years
Certified Awarding Body: NCFE
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How home-based learning works
You will receive access to the digital course, which is full of engaging and comprehensive content such as videos, quizzes, and more. Plus, you will be paired with a qualified assessor will provide you with ongoing, friendly support. You then complete an online assessment in order to receive your qualification.
Understanding mindset – Your job search needs a positive, productive frame of mind.
Job search skills – How to find the job that’s right for you.
Job application skills – Make the right initial impression!
CV writing skills – Learn what employers are looking for in a CV – and make a CV that you’re finally proud of!
Are you eligible to complete this qualification for free?
This qualification is 100% government funded if:
On the 31st of August 2019, you were aged 19 or over
You currently live in England. (However, anyone living in the following areas is
eligible for funding: Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, Greater Manchester,
City Region, Tees Valley, West Midlands, and the West of England.)
You have lived in the European Union for the last 3 years (unless you have have
given a special Visa/Residence permits that gives you the permanent right to
Are Unemployed and can provide evidence (Subject to eligibility)
Can provide Identifications and relevant documentation as required
If on the 31st of August 2019, you were aged between 19-23, you need to have
full level 2 qualification (e.g. five or more GCSE/O-Levels at grades A* – C / 4
one A-Level, two/three AS-Levels, five or more CSE grade 1’s, GNVQ Intermediate,
Diploma Level 2).
What Students Like You Are Saying
Why Learn with Us
A self-paced course that could be completed in as little as five weeks
A fully certified and nationally accredited qualification
Yes, the main advantage of doing our Home Learning course is that allows you to be flexible to choose the times that suits you to learn. Each course will have a recommended date to complete, with plenty of time to work through the units to gain the qualification.
No, you don’t need to attend our training center for any of our Home Learning courses. (Note that under normal circumstances we deliver various classroom-based courses from our training centers in Croydon, Harrow and Tottenham - learn more at https://strivetraining.co.uk/classroom-based-courses/)
Yes, there are further courses that will become available in due course, we will be keeping our website updated regularly, but if you would like to be notified please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
We continually try to make learning simple and transparent. Learning through our online platform is incredibly easy and you can navigate around your qualification quickly and access all the learning materials as soon as you login.
Your studying should be about what you learn, not how you learn it. Which is why we make the entire process as simple as possible to help you adjust to learning online.
Simply complete the short form on the right. You'll then be invited to select between a
Fast-Track online registration, or a guided phone registration with one of our team members.
This registration process will confirm your eligibility to have your qualification 100%
government funded. Join 30,000 other learners who have chosen to upskill with Strive
Training - register now!