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Creating a Dynamite Job Portfolio Course Details

This one-day workshop will help you teach participants:

  • How to describe themselves in descriptive language
  • What the essential elements of cover letters and resumes are
  • All about the need for pre-employment testing, and what to expect in their target market
  • How to design a personalized portfolio
  • How to develop a plan that moves them to a new job within 60 days


Anybody wanting to learn about Job Portfolios



1 Day


$183.80 If you are currently resident in South Africa you will need to pay VAT at 14%.   *Discount available

Note: information may change without notice.

About Creating a Dynamite Job Portfolio

Course Outline

You will spend the first part of the day getting to know participants and discussing what will take place during the workshop. Students will also have an opportunity to identify their personal learning objectives.

  • Who are You?
    • To begin the day, participants will review their strengths and skills and how to use language to sell themselves.
  • Writing the Resume
    • This session will give participants some guidelines to help them produce a brilliant resume.
  • Creating a Noticeable Package
    • Next, participants will look at different resume formats for different purposes. They will also look at how to make branding work for them.
  • Cover Letters
    • During this session, participants will learn how to create an attention-grabbing cover letter.
  • Getting into the Flow
    • To wrap up the morning, participants will have half an hour of writing time.
  • The Portfolio
    • This session will show participants how to present their skills in a portfolio format.
  • Dealing with Awkward Points
    • Next, participants will learn how to address absences from the workplace, including job hopping, parental leave, being fired, and incarceration.
  • Getting to a New Job in 60 Days
    • This session will give participants a 60-day plan to get them to a new job.
  • Giving References
    • During this session, participants will learn who they should ask to be a reference and how they should ask them.
  • Thank You
    • To conclude the day, participants will learn about an important but often overlooked aspect of the job search: the thank you note.
  • Workshop Wrap-Up
    • At the end of the day, students will have an opportunity to ask questions and fill out an action plan.

Delivery Method

Instructor Led classroom based training. Scheduled classes are normally held in Woodmead - near to Sandton in Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa. Stationary and textbook included. Refreshments, including 2 tea breaks and a cooked meal for lunch are provided for full time courses. Light finger meals are supplied for part time courses.

Scheduled Dates

There are currently no up and coming Creating a Dynamite Job Portfolio courses scheduled.You may request that the course be scheduled. If you are interested please click here to fill out an enquiry form.


For clients who want to enjoy the convenience of public transport, consider the Gautrain. Our training premises in Woodmead is located near the Morning Glenn Mall Bus Stop. If organised by prior arrangement we will collect delegates from the afore mentioned bus stop at no extra charge. Direction to the bus stop are as follows:

Take the Gautrain to the Sandton station.
Take the S2 Bus to Morning Glenn Mall.
We will collect you at 8:30 directly from the bus stop.


Please submit a query on the course page and we will be able to advise you on hotels and guest houses close to the training facility.