Applications and interviews

Whether you're applying for a job or a course at college or university, it's likely you will need to complete an application form and you may also may be invited for an interview.

Individual information is presented on application forms in a standard way so that everyone can be considered on the same basis, and interviews confirm that you have the necessary attitude, motivation and ability for the job or course.


Application forms

Make sure you:

Finally, most forms give you the opportunity to say something about yourself and why you're applying so use this wisely. The thinking you've done in terms of your career planning so far can help you complete this section.


An interview is your chance to give a good account of yourself!

Preparation is key and you will increase your chances if you:

Make a comment or report a problem with this page

Help us improve