The Professional & Digital Skills module involves producing a competency portfolio and a career action plan and develops in participants a reflective practice and the ability to self-manage their careers, identify career opportunities, develop a professional online profile, network effectively and promote themselves at interview.

The areas covered include:

  • Establishing your existing skills and competencies
  • Determining the skills and competencies for your chosen career path
  • Job search strategies
  • CV writing
  • Informational Interviewing
  • Building an online professional profile and networking
  • Using social media for career success
  • Using online professional tools and developing digital skills
  • Guest lectures from industry experts