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Interview Skills


At completion you will demonstrate increased self-confidence and persuasiveness when using English in job interviews and job offer negotiations.


Interview Practice:

  • short individual interviews;
  • delivery of “tell me about yourself’ question and response to critical incident questions;
  • tutor and group feedback;
  • understanding and responding to different question forms.

Sell yourself successfully:

  • English phrase bank for analysis of strengths, weaknesses, opportunities & threats;
  • presenting yourself as the ideal interview candidate;
  • if appropriate, short demonstration presentations;
  • interview follow up.

Negotiation process:

  • negotiating terms and conditions;
  • dealing with job offers.

English Q&A Bank:

  • structuring clear and effective responses to typical interview questions;
  • how to prepare for difficult interview questions;
  • interviewing the interviewers - asking your own questions
  • Course code


  • Programme is for

    For academic staff, with English as their second or third language, who would like to improve their language skills for job seeking purposes.

  • ECTS

    The study load for this course is roughly equivalent to 0,5 ECTS.

  • Date

    11, 18, 25 april 2019

  • Time

    Attendance at every workshop is essential.
    The workshops are held over three weeks, with one workshop per week. The first two workshops last three hours and the last workshop four hours. Homework is expected to take approximately two hours each week.

  • Location

    To be announced

  • Course fee

    This training will be paid from central funds. However, you do need permission from your head of department

  • Maximum participants

    Max 10 participants

  • Trainers

    A qualified English language teacher from the TCP Language Centre.

  • Course materials

    Cambridge English for Job Hunting, Colm Downes, ISBN 9780521722155
    Course materials will be provided by the UT Language Centre.

Further information
UT Language Centre
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053 - 4892040
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Interview Skills
April 2019
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*This course is fully booked, if you register now, you will be placed on the waiting list and you will be enrolled if a place becomes available.