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Cookstown High School, Cookstown

Year 12 Interview Skills

27th Mar 2019

On Wednesday 27th March, Cookstown High School and Holy Trinity College hosted an Interview Skills event for Year 12 students. Each student had the opportunity to take part in a Shared Education Event in association with Eye4education. The aim was to prepare students and improve confidence in assessment methods and the application process for the working environment and further or higher education.

Pupils participated in a four staged assessment centre process.
Stage 1: Application pack that will include a job description and application form.
Stage 2: Aptitude testing centre, two tests completed during this stage.
Stage 3: Tips and Advice from Business Advisers followed by Group Assessments.
Stage 4: Individual interviews: Pupils will be interviewed based on their work experience, academic performance and general skills and qualities.

Many thanks to all the local employers and stakeholders who assisted with the delivery of the various aspects of the day:

Steelweld, Karro Food Group, Fire NI, TES Group, Metro CCTV, NRC, Network Personnel, Hyster Yale, NIE, Foyle Food Group, Terex, Eye4education, Henry Brothers, Bank of Ireland, SWC, Cookstown Enterprise Centre, Volunteer Centre, Cookstown Leisure Centre, Craft Training, McAvoy Group, ASDA, TESCO, CDE Global, Keystone Group and Sandvik.