Pitman Training

Go…Get That Job!

Course Outline

Of all the self-development courses you could attend, the one which helps you actually get into employment in the first place is arguably the most important – that’s exactly what Go… Get That Job! is designed to do.

It doesn’t matter whether you’re in work and looking for a new position; leaving full-time education and entering the job market for the first time; or returning to work after illness or having children – the things you will learn will be invaluable.

Over four simple learning modules you’ll cover everything from identifying your ideal job through creating a CV to tracking down job opportunities and vital interview techniques.

The course is designed for flexible learning – which means that you can take things at your own pace. There’s always a course advisor on hand when you need extra support. So when you do apply for a job, having the well-respected Pitman Training name on your CV will be a serious endorsement; a sign of your initiative and independent thinking.


This course has been put together to cover the different steps required to assist with getting yourself a job.

This course is designed for those who wish to prepare for getting a new job – to get into the job market, return to work, change job, etc.

There are four lessons in this course: -

Module One: Meeting the case study candidates, identifying your ideal job, defining your skills and interests, identifying your qualities, recognising your achievements, e-mail addresses and other internet issues, completing your paperwork, 

Module Two: Identifying what to include in a CV, recognising a chronological CV and its purpose, recognising a functional CV and its purpose, identifying which type of CV suits your needs, recording contact details on a CV, recording your career history, recording your education and qualifications, describing your achievements, writing a personal statement, identifying key skills and qualities, preparing and presenting your CV. 

Module Three: Searching for jobs using the internet, analysing job advertisements identifying information you need to research, targeting your CV, completing a paper application form, answering competency-based questions, completing an application form online, cover letters, e-mailing a job application, creative job hunting, gaining appropriate skills, 

Module Four: Receiving a telephone invite to interview, replying to an invite to interview, matching your skills to the job requirements, frequently asked questions, effective answers, asking your own questions, different types of interview, handling a telephone interview, dressing for an interview, making a good impression, body language, evaluating the interview, writing a thank-you letter, handling second interviews, using your Pitman Folder.

This course will take you approximately 10 hours to complete.

Our Go…Get that Job! course is part of our distance learning range – which can be accessed online via our distance learning portal. 

This means that you have the flexibility to study our Go…Get that Job! course:

  • In centre, with our friendly course advisors available for support and guidance as and when you need it.
  • At home or from work – with support via email or telephone during working hours.
  • On a blended mix – in-centre for the modules you need help with, at home or from work for those you are gliding through.

Once you’ve decided to go ahead, all you’ll need to do is contact your nearest Pitman Training centre that offers and supports our distance learning platform, and they will arrange for you to have an induction to show you around the system and talk you through how our online training works. After this, you can learn in your own time and at your own speed, but with the knowledge you have support at hand if required. 

To find your nearest centre that offers and supports our online Go…Get that Job! training, click here.




The best way to make sure your training programme suits you, your skills, your ambitions and your busy schedule, is to get in touch with us for a free, friendly expert career consultation.