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What is a CV?

An introduction to CVs.

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Quick tips for tutors

  • SLd/E2.1, E2.2; Rt/E2.3
  • This factsheet introduces the use of a CV, where the name comes from and what it means. It goes on to give tips on how to create a CV, what the contents should be, etc.
  • Discuss why it is necessary to have a CV. How does an employer use it?
  • Ask learners if they have a CV. If so, what information is on it?
  • Extension activity: create or revise their own CV.