CV skills lesson one: Writing a successful CV

By the end of this lesson students will:

  • Understand the purpose of a CV
  • Be able to use two common CV formats
  • Be able to draft a CV ready to use in the CV skills lesson lesson two

Students will also draft a personal statement that highlights their best skills and personal qualities.

This is lesson one of two focusing on CV skills for young people aged 14-16. The second lesson in this series is CV skills lesson two: Fine-tuning your CV to stand out to employers.

This lesson is an updated version of the formerly named 'Sell yourself' lesson.

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