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Welcome > School Leavers > School Leavers Subject Areas > Apprenticeships > Top Tips- CV Checklist
Before submitting your CV to us, go through the checklist below to check that you have included everything that is expected on a CV.
You can download and print off this list here.
When writing your CV, ensure your full name, address, contact numbers (mobile and landline) and email address are included.
Start your CV with either a short profile or career objective. This section should be reviewed each time you apply for a role as it may need to be tweaked to suit the type of position you are applying to. You should be mindful to sell your key areas of experience, suitability, skills, achievements and your personality.
Start with your most recent education and work your way back. Include the date that the qualification was achieved, education establishment you gained it through and full qualification name (including any levels).
Start with the most recent job and work your way back. Ensure months and years (from and to), company name and job title is completed for each role.
Each role must include a full job description covering (depending on your background) - qualifications / levels you deliver, classroom/work based delivery experience, management duties, targets and performance etc... You will also want to ensure you have really expanded on your experience that is relevant to the post you are applying to.
Please include a small summary of any hobbies, interests, personal achievements you have had. Please be mindful of how this section reads.
You may also want to include if you are a car owner/driver, or have any relevant memberships.
Please include “references available on request”. Full reference details can be obtained upon a job offer.
If you need some more advice about your CV, contact our team by emailing email@example.com.