This PD day takes place after the Node Module. Trainees will learn about the CYF process of getting a job and the tools to support getting into a new career.
All trainees should have completed PD Day 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5
All trainees should have completed PD coursework
All trainees should have recieved feedback on their Honeycomb cell 'Learning from Failure'
Make an effort to mark the achievements of the trainees up to this point.
They have completed almost all the learning modules.
They have made thier CV's and now they are ready to prepare for interviews!!!
Session 1 (20 mins- 25 mins) (Only do 1 activity if you have a very full day planned)
To reintroduce the STAR method of answering competency based questions
To examine the common competency based questions asked about communication, teamwork, organisation, and problem solving
To allow trainees to practice answering and get feedback on these types of questions
Session 4 (40- 45 mins)
To gain confidence through practicing interview techniques
Session Session 5 (30 mins)
Honeycomb- Interview skills
Session Session 6 (30 mins)
To allow trainees to reflect on the day and discuss with each other in small groups
To highlight what interview tips they found were most useful
To identify any key takeaways they will use for their group employability program
refer back to group session document (
Independent Practice- Coursework introduction
There are 2 separate Google Classrooms. 1 for technical coursework and another for PD coursework. There will be PD assignments every week so please check both Google Classrooms. See the coursework here.