Professional Course

English@work: CVs

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4 weeks
68 USD
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Self-paced Online
4 weeks
68 USD
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Self-paced Online
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Course description

English@work: CVs

This course will help you create clear and creative CVs that stand out. Our industry professionals will give you clear instructions on what to include and what not to include as content as well as tips on formatting your CV. Our experts will also tell you whether having referees on your CV helps to make their decision easier and if so, who would make an appropriate referee?

Through interactive activities and assessments, learners will be able to learn from each other’s tips and experiences.

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  • Self-paced Online
  • Online
  • English

Who should attend?


No requirement

Training content

There are six units in this course:

  • Robert Williams on CVs

  • What Catches the Interviewer’s Eye

  • Referees

  • Positive Action Verbs

  • HR Buzzwords

  • Assessment

In order to get a certificate, you need to complete the assessment components and achieve a 50% passing score. The two assessments are both located in the Assessment section:

  • Assessment CV Grading 50%

  • Peer-Assessment 50%

Course delivery details

This course is offered through The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, a partner institute of EdX.

1-2 hours per week


  • Verified Track -$68
  • Audit Track - Free

Certification / Credits

What you'll learn

By the end of this course, learners will have learned how to:

  • design creative and visually attractive CVs that stand out
  • improve the content of your CV to increase your chances of being hired
  • find suitable referees for your CV
  • describe your strengths and experience using positive action verbs and HR buzzwords

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