Day 5 - Preparing for the Job Market

This PD day takes place after the React Module. Trainees will learn about the CYF process of getting a job and the tools to support getting into a new career.

Prior Knowledge

All trainees should have completed PD Day 1, 2, 3, and 4

All trainees should have completed PD coursework

All trainees should have recieved feedback on their Honeycomb cell 'Presenting for Success'

Session 1 (20 mins- 25 mins)

Engaging Games (No icebreaker needed beforehand)

COOPERATIVE COUNTING and GESTURE RELAY

  • To build group cooperation, focus, and concentration

  • To encourage active participation

  • To demonstrate the importance of each individual in the group

Session plan is here.

Session 2 (30 mins- 40mins)

Developer Skills - Agile and Scrum intro

  • To help trainees learn about the definition of resilience

  • To help trainees identify their current coping habits

  • To support trainees in developing resilience strategies

Session 3 (30 mins- 40mins)

Guest Speaker - Understanding how the CYF job process works

  • To help trainees learn about the definition of resilience

  • To help trainees identify their current coping habits

  • To support trainees in developing resilience strategies

Session 4 (30 mins- 40mins)

Visibility in the job market- Online presence and Self marketing

  • To help trainees learn about the definition of resilience

  • To help trainees identify their current coping habits

  • To support trainees in developing resilience strategies

Session 5 (30 mins- 40mins)

Job Application/ CV Workshop

  • To help trainees learn about how to make a job application

  • To help trainees learn how to structure their CV

  • To support trainees in improving their CV's

Session 6 (30 mins- 40mins)

Honeycomb Introduction - Learning From Failure cell and feedback

  • To help trainees understand that failure is a learning opportunity

  • To introduce trainnes to the habits that are needed to recover from setbacks

Independent Practice- Coursework introduction ‌

See the coursework here.