Did you know that we run CPD short courses for professional development and training?

Course date: 11 June 2019

Cost: £198 (includes lunch and refreshments)

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10% off when you book two or more courses/places at the same time. Selected courses. Terms apply, please check our website for details.

Acquire the specialist knowledge and practical skills to prepare for and undertake - different types of selection interviews.

The practical structure (utilising mock interviews) help you grasp sound interviewing techniques to gather accurate, objective (un-biased) information about your candidates. We will also look at specialist tools and touch on legislation to enhance robustness of your decision-making.

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Designed for those with responsibility for assessing candidate suitability for organisational roles.


  • How to identify your ideal candidate ‘avatar’ using generic competencies
  • How to develop an effective ‘menu’ of assessment methods to use in recruitment
  • Ways to measure and monitor candidate behaviour
  • How to be more objective in making assessment and selection decisions.


  • Profiling roles accurately and distinguishing between needs and wants
  • Methods used to assess candidate capability and potential
  • Deciding which tools to select given organisational context and culture
  • Legislation compliance and best practice in recruitment and selection.


  • Ensure candidates are assessed fairly and legally
  • Candidates selected are a better fit – both technically and culturally
  • Recruit more strategically – both for current need and future opportunities as your department / organisation grows
  • Experience assessment exercises in action as you assess their utility (psychometric personality profiling using a Big-5 tool is available (additional fee).

Your facilitator is a Fellow of the CIPD with extensive experience (both as independent / lay interviewer of public and judicial appointments and industry-wide commercial) and a scientific approach given her business psychology background.


We are located on Senghennydd Road in the centre of Cardiff, and close to train and bus stations.

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CPD Short Course brochure 2019