Career Development Training

Career Development Training

Are you an engineer seeking promotion or employment?

  • Do you want to improve your employability?
  • Do you want to develop your self-awareness and confidence?
  • Do you want a greater understanding of recruitment processes?


The course provides delegates with the knowledge and tools necessary to pursue promotion or new career opportunities. This evening course will be held over two, 3 hour modules held on consecutive Wednesday evenings.

The first module will introduce delegates to the essentials for building a quality CV and developing a comprehensive yet concise cover letter. The second module will cover interview preparation and delivery, providing delegates with an opportunity to learn more about the interview process and essentials to consider when applying for a new role.


The programme with be delivered over two 3-hour modules held on consecutive Wednesday evenings:

Module One

  • Goal Setting with Well Formed Outcomes
  • How to prepare CV and Cover Letter
  • Overcoming Communication Pitfalls

Module Two

  • Job Specification Analysis
  • Interview Preparation
  • Marketing Your Employability

Learning Objectives

At the end of the training course participants will be able to:

  • Understand the importance of setting goals with well-formed outcomes.
  • Clearly identify and appraise their own skills, attributes, experience and qualifications.
  • Accurately assess their suitability towards any job specification.
  • Compose a cover letter and CV and make them role specific.
  • Effectively prepare for Interview.
  • Identify the main pitfalls of communication and how to overcome them.
  • Improve their marketability through the use of available networking channels.

Who should attend

Anyone seeking promotion or new career opportunities.

Course material

This course is supported by a comprehensive training manual to be used as a reference after completing the course.

Additional Support Offerings

CV Support includes CV review and one hour phone support: €180
Full Psychometric Personality Profile Assessment and Feedback:  €450

Trainer's Profile

Padraig O'Connor is a fully qualified and highly experienced coach and training consultant. He has substantial experience working in senior management and technical roles across the I.T. and Telecoms sectors. He is registered with the British Psychological Society (BPS) for the administration of personality and aptitude tests (Psychometric Testing) and is also a member of the Association for Coaching (AC) with over 600 hours of Coaching delivery.

To find out more, please email Rita Pollard at