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Getting Back into Work Masterclass Course Outline

Module 1: Set Yourself for the Success

  • Make Time for your Return to Work
  • Make a Return-to-Work Plan
  • Get in the Right Frame of Mind

Module 2: Build your Confidence

  • Identify Your Strengths and Skills
  • Remind Yourself of Your Experience and Achievements
  • Recognise Your Self-Doubts

Module 3: Get Clear on your Career Direction

  • Think About What You Want from your Next Job
  • How to Find Your Desired Career Path?

Module 4: Update Your Skills and Knowledge

  • Identify What Skills and Knowledge Need Updating
  • Find Out Where You can Update with Training Courses
  • Consider How Else You can Update

Module 5: Network

  • Use and Develop Your Networks
  • Create Your Return-to-Work Introduction

Module 6: Find Job Opportunities

  • Networking
  • Jobs Boards and Recruiters
  • Government Supported Schemes
  • Speculative Applications
  • Retraining Support
  • Start-up Advice
  • Volunteering Opportunities

Module 7: Prepare Yourself for Interviews

  • Write your CV and Cover Letter
  • Understand the Different Types of Interview Questions
  • General Interview Questions
  • Competency-Based Interview Questions
  • Strengths-Based Interview Questions

Module 8: Negotiate Efficiently

  • What is Negotiation?
  • Types of Negotiation
  • Negotiation Techniques in the Workplace
  • Important Negotiation Skills for Workplace Success

Module 9: Get Ready to Return to Work

  • Plan for Charges at Home
  • Find Solutions for any Caring Responsibilities
  • Get into a Return-to-Work Mind-set
  • Work Through your Finances



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Who should attend this Getting Back into Work Masterclass?

The Getting Back into Work Masterclass is tailored for individuals aiming to re-enter the Workforce after a break or hiatus. This Masterclass is essential for professionals seeking guidance, strategies, and confidence to successfully transition back into their careers. The following individuals can greatly benefit from attending this Masterclass:

  • Career Break Returnees
  • Redundant Workers
  • Early Retirees
  • Career Changers
  • Former Entrepreneurs
  • Freelancers and Contract Workers

Prerequisites of the Getting Back into Work Masterclass

There are no formal prerequisites for this Getting Back into Work Masterclass.

Getting Back into Work Masterclass ​Course Overview

The idea of going back to work after a long period of time away from the workplace can be daunting. There is always a risk of getting left behind, which can disrupt confidence and make the idea of going back to work look intimidating but make your return to work a successful one. You can conquer the fear, and handle it head-on, and now is the time to take the initiative and re-evaluate in which direction your profession or career to go.

In this 1-day training, delegates will gain knowledge of how to tackle the situation when you are going to apply for a new job role completely after a career break. Delegates will attain the understanding of how we can give appropriate answers when employers ask you about ‘why you took time off in the first place’. This course will provide the knowledge of creating a career plan for their better future.

This training will cover various concepts, such as:

  • Make a return to work plan
  • Remind your experience and achievements
  • Managing various kinds of interviews questions
  • Identify your skills and knowledge needs to update

At the end of this training, delegates will also understand how to find new job opportunities after a long career break. Delegates will attain the knowledge of how to prepare yourself for interview questions. Delegates will accomplish the understanding of building networks and then utilise them for creating return-to-work introduction and adapting new working environment during this training.

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What’s included in this Getting Back into Work Masterclass?

  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors
  • Getting Back into Work Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack

Why choose us

Our Cardiff venue


Free Wi-Fi

To make sure you’re always connected we offer completely free and easy to access wi-fi.

Air conditioned

To keep you comfortable during your course we offer a fully air conditioned environment.

Full IT support

IT support is on hand to sort out any unforseen issues that may arise.

Video equipment

This location has full video conferencing equipment.

Cardiff is the capital of Wales and the tenth largest city in the United Kingdom. It has a population of around 340,000 people. It has developed greatly since the 1990s, building a new waterfront area in Cardiff Bay, the Wales Millennium Centre (an arts complex), Cardiff International Sports Village, a new business district and BBC drama village. There are four universities in Cardiff; Cardiff University, University of South Wales, Cardiff Metropolitan University and the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama.

There are around 100 state primary schools and 20 secondary schools, some of which providing teaching in Welsh, and a small amount of independent schools. Cardiff University was founded in 1883 originally as the University College of South Wales and Monmouthshire and produces a lot of research as a member of the Russell Group of universities. Most of the campus is for Cardiff University is located in Cathays or right in the heart of the city centre.

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Getting Back Into Work Masterclass | Personal Development Training in Cardiff FAQs

Please arrive at the venue at 8:45am.
In this Getting Back into Work Masterclass training, there are no formal prerequisites.
This Getting Back into Work Masterclass is ideal for anyone who wants to get ready for work after a long career break.
We are able to provide support via phone & email prior to attending, during and after the course.
Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises, Manual, Experienced Instructor, and Refreshments
Once your booking has been placed and confirmed, you will receive an email which contains your course location, course overview, pre-course reading material (if required), course agenda and payment receipts
The training fees for Getting Back into Work Course certification in Cardiff starts from £995
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for Getting Back into Work Course.
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