Free courses and webinars

Free Webinars

These webinars will cover a range of topics to help you cope with current challenges and learn top tips for landing your next job. We are also keen to support your personal wellbeing and this will be reflected in our webinars.

If there is any support whatsoever you may need, please let us know, so that we can help. You can contact us on jobclub@southnorthants.gov.uk or call 01327 322230.


Writing a Winning CV, Tuesday 26 January 11:30am (1 hour)

This workshop will help you:

  • Create a winning CV which will impress employers;
  • Write Covering Letters to make your CV and applications even more powerful; and
  • Present yourself positively via email and in other digital formats.

Book writing a winning CV webinar on 26 January


Impressing at Interviews, Tuesday 2 February 11:30am (1 hour)

This workshop will help you:

  • Better prepare for face to face and virtual interviews;
  • Create positive first impressions at interviews; and
  • Learn how to answer common interview questions.

Book impressing at interviews webinar on 2 February


Supporting Your Future Career Series, Starting on Monday 27 January

Join the University of Northampton for a series of free, interactive webinars, hosted by our own professional careers and accredited business advisers.

Taking place over 4 weeks, the webinars will provide useful tips and information to consider your career options.


Wednesday 27 January, 12:00pm to 1:00pm: Returning to Education
Wednesday 27 January, 7:00pm to 8:00pm: Self-awareness and Career Planning
Saturday 30 January, 10:00am-11:00am: Demystifying Self-employment – how to start your own business

Wednesday 3 February, 12:00pm to 1:00pm: Job searching and networking
Wednesday 3 February, 7:00pm to 8:00pm: Basic business planning for the self-employed
Saturday 6 February, 12:00pm to 1:00pm: Returning to Education

Wednesday 10 February, 12:00pm to 1:00pm: How to find customers for your business – marketing basics
Wednesday 10 February, 7:00pm to 8:00pm: Returning to Education
Saturday 13 February, 12:00pm to 1:00pm: CVs and Applications

Wednesday 17 February, 12:00pm to 1:00pm: Returning to Education
Wednesday 17 February, 7:00pm to 8:00pm: Interview Skills
Saturday 20 February, 12:00pm to 1:00pm: Finance for start-up businesses

Book Supporting Your Future Career Series


Returning to Education, Wednesday 27 January 12:00pm (1 Hour)

This 1 hour session explains the process of entering back into education for mature learners. This talk is delivered by the University of Northampton’s student recruitment team, so they can provide the most up to date advice on student finance, university applications and higher education interviews

Book Returning to Education on Wednesday 27 January


Self-awareness and Career Planning, Wednesday 27 January 7:00pm (1 Hour)

Join this workshop to begin to understand your skills and attributes, an essential part of moving forward with your career planning

Book Self-awareness and Career Planning on Wednesday 27 January


Demystifying Self-employment – how to start your own business, Saturday 30 January 10:00am (1 Hour)

Join the University of Northampton for this workshop dedicated to help those thinking of starting their own business

Book Demystifying Self-employment – how to start your own business on Saturday 30 January


Job searching and networking, Wednesday 3 February 12:00pm (1 Hour)

Do you know where to look for vacancies and how to network online? This workshop will explore useful job sites and how to use Linked In effectively to find opportunities

Book Job searching and networking on Wednesday 3 February


Basic business planning for the self-employed, Wednesday 3 February 7:00pm (1 Hour)

A business plan is a means to guide you and anybody supporting you, about what your business is going do and how you are going to do it

Book Basic business planning for the self-employed on Wednesday 3 February


Returning to Education, Saturday 6 February 12:00pm (1 Hour) 

This 1 hour session explains the process of entering back into education for mature learners. This talk is delivered by the University of Northampton’s student recruitment team, so they can provide the most up to date advice on student finance, university applications and higher education interviews

Book Returning to Education on Saturday 6 February


How to find customers for your business – marketing basics, Wednesday 10 February, 12:00pm (1 Hour)

An introduction to marketing and how to develop an effective marketing plan

Book How to find customers for your business – marketing basics on Wednesday 10 February


Returning to Education, Wednesday 10 February 7:00pm (1 Hour)

This 1 hour session explains the process of entering back into education for mature learners. This talk is delivered by the University of Northampton’s student recruitment team, so they can provide the most up to date advice on student finance, university applications and higher education interviews

Book Returning to Education: Wednesday 10 February


CVs and Applications, Saturday 13 February 12:00pm (1 Hour)

Find out the different types of CV you can use in the UK and how to sell yourself effectively on application forms

Book CVs and Applications on Saturday 13 February


Returning to Education, Wednesday 17 February 12:00pm (1 Hour)

This 1 hour session explains the process of entering back into education for mature learners. This talk is delivered by the University of Northampton’s student recruitment team, so they can provide the most up to date advice on student finance, university applications and higher education interviews

Book Returning to Education on Wednesday 17 February


Interview Skills, Wednesday 17 February 7:00pm (1 Hour)

This workshop will give you an understanding of the types of question you might get asked at a recruitment interview and an opportunity to practise answering them

Book Interview Skills on Wednesday 17 February


Finance for start-up businesses, Saturday 20 February 12:00pm (1 Hour)

A review of alternative funding options for new businesses

Book Finance for start-up businesses on Saturday 20 February