Digital skills for deaf people: have an effective interview via video call (entry 2 - Level 1)
Time: 14:00 - 17:00
Location: KS - Keeley Street
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Course Code: YC011
Duration: 6 sessions (over 6 weeks)
What is the course about?
This course will help you how to prepare for your interview via Skype, Zoom, Google Hangouts or other video calls. By the end of the course you will be able to give an effective interview for a job or an assessment.
What will we cover?
- Setting up the equipment – digital web camera or mobile camera
- Managing the environment, the background and the lightning
- Checking the Internet connection
- Arranging the camera position
- Maintaining eye contact, body language and sitting position
- Preparing for the interview.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
Set up your equipment – digital web camera or mobile camera
Manage the environment, the background and the lightning
Check your internet connection
Arrange the camera position
Maintain eye contact, body language and sitting position
Prepare for the interview.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
To find out your level of skills, you will need to complete the initial assessment & the interview before enrolling. To book the assessment & the interview, please contact: e-mail: email@example.com; phone (sms): 07307 810118; phone (voice): 02074922511.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
You will be taught in a deaf-only group with a tutor that is fluent in British Sign Language. Teaching will be in a supportive group setting, which involves pair and small group work. The interactive whiteboard and google classroom will also help your learning. Handouts and worksheets will allow you to build up a folder of work. You will be given homework on a regular basis and an opportunity for one to one tutorials with your tutor to discuss any individual learning needs that you have.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
It is recommended that you bring:
- appropriate stationary (e.g. pens, highlighter pens etc)
- a file to keep your course work in.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Your attendance and punctuality is expected to be at 85% or above. At the end of this course, your course tutor will review your learning progress including your attendance/punctuality and will advise accordingly.