How To Compile A CV For Learnerships


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Learnerships are a critical part of transitioning from an academic to a professional career. A good Curriculum Vitae is the first documented record that will give your potential employers an idea of your capabilities. 


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If you're looking to apply for a learnership in South Africa, a well-written and comprehensive CV is an essential tool to showcase your skills and qualifications.

A good CV will give you a better chance of being shortlisted for an interview and increase your chances of getting the learnership you're after. Here are some tips on how to compile a CV for learnership in South Africa.

Step 1: Start with your personal details:

Your CV should start with your personal details such as your name, address, contact number, and email address. This information should be clear and easy to read.

Step 2: Write a personal statement: 

A personal statement is a brief summary of your skills, experience, and achievements. It should be tailored to the learnership you're applying for and highlight why you're the best candidate for the job. Keep it straight to the point and avoid using generic statements.

Step 3: List your qualifications

List your qualifications in reverse chronological order, starting with your most recent qualification. Include the name of the institution, the qualification you obtained, the year you obtained it, and your results. If you're currently studying towards a qualification, include the expected date of completion.

Step 4: Include your work experience

Include any work experience you have, starting with your most recent job. List the name of the company, your job title, the dates of employment, and your responsibilities and achievements. If you have little or no work experience, include any internships, volunteer work, or extra-curricular activities you have been involved in.

Step 5: Highlight your skills

Highlight any skills you have that are relevant to the learnership you're applying for. These could include computer skills, language proficiency, or any technical skills you have.

Step 6: List your achievements 

List any awards or achievements (if you have received any awards or achieved any notable accomplishments) list them in a separate section on your CV. This will help to showcase your strengths and demonstrate your ability to succeed.

Depending on the type of learnership you intend to apply for, your ability to make an impression on potential employers is of utmost importance and a good CV is a step in the right direction.

In applying the steps listed above, ensure that you have done extensive research on the specified requirements of your learnership.
 

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