REGISTER: Work Ready Virtual Experience
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With COVID-19 sweeping the nation, we wouldn’t blame you for being a little worried about its impact on your future career. 23% of businesses plan to cut their apprenticeship and school leaver opportunities.
But it’s not all bad news.
What is the work ready virtual experience?
Our Work Ready Virtual Experience is a FREE, self-paced and virtual programme. Meaning you can easily fit it around your schedule. And don’t worry about submitting an application.
COVID-19 has been challenging enough. This opportunity’s on us.
Work-readiness skills help students to effectively integrate into the world of work. The skills you’ll pick up from the experience are in high-demand by employers. Research shows they’re also critical for success in the workplace, improving performance and results.
What can you expect?
Over the course of THREE jam-packed modules, you’ll develop the exact skills employers are crying out for; including resilience and networking.
As you work through the modules at your own pace, you’ll be able to compare your work with real model solutions created by the RateMyApprenticeship and DBL team. Completing the programme will give you the confidence to take the world of work by storm.
#1 Wellbeing & resilience
The ability to bounce back has never been so important, both in and out of the workplace. This module is designed to help you...
#2 Virtual first impressions
Making a good first impression can be the difference between being offered a job, and being rejected. As the current situation means you’re likely to meet most employers online first, this module is designed to help you…
#3 Virtual networking
Just hearing the word ‘networking’ is enough to make most of us cringe. However, it’s a crucial skill that will ensure you enjoy a long and fruitful career.
In our new virtual working world, how we network with others has changed altogether.
This module will help you navigate this change and…
Why should you complete the experience?
Employers ADORE work experience. In fact, it’s one of the main things they look for in candidates who are applying for apprenticeships.
Need another reason to complete the Work Ready Virtual Experience? Here’s six of them…
#1 Gain a certificate
Once you’ve completed the experience, you’ll receive a personalised, downloadable certificate that you can share with prospective employers to prove that you’ve taken the initiative to up-skill yourself.
#2 Increase your chances of success
The programme will help you familiarise yourself with, and build resilience to, everyday challenges faced in the workplace. You’ll be armed with all the skills and work-readiness tools that employers are looking for.
#3 Fit it around your schedule
You can complete the work experience in your own time, and at your own pace. There are no deadlines to meet and the course is designed to fit around your other commitments. In other words, you’re in charge!
#4 Make your CV and LinkedIn stand out
This virtual experience is quality-tested so will impress any employer. Add it to the ‘experience’ section of your CV and LinkedIn profile, highlighting the skills you’ve gained.
#5 Leverage your learnings in interviews
‘How did you use your free time during COVID-19?’ is likely to be a hot interview question in the future. And what better way to answer this than by dazzling your interviewer with all your new knowledge and learnings from the Work Ready Virtual Experience?
#6 Hear about apprenticeship opportunities
After completing the virtual experience, you’ll be placed into an exclusive pool of students and given access to RateMyApprenticeship’s top networking events, apprenticeship opportunities and mentoring programs.
Click below to register your interest in our Work Ready Virtual Experience, and be first to hear when the programme goes live!