Interviewing Skills Training for Managers

CPD Approved
Interviewing Skills
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For teams
  • 100% online training

  • Start when you like

  • Learn on any device (desktop, mobile or tablet)

  • Instant assessment and result

  • 1 learner per course

  • Train teams of all sizes

  • Bulk discounts starting at 10% off 10 courses

  • Learn on any device (desktop, mobile or tablet)

£30 +VAT

include vat

Includes a 10% discount for 10+ courses

This Interviewing Skills online course has been designed to help managers increase their confidence when hiring by detailing the recruitment process from start to finish.

The course outlines the legislation surrounding recruitment and the legal responsibilities that everyone involved must comply with. It also details how to carry out an organisational analysis to identify where the new recruit will fit, explains how to write a job description and tailored job adverts, and develop interview assessment templates. Finally, it covers how to develop insightful interview questions that will help uncover a candidate's traits, and teaches learners how to evaluate these responses to ensure they get the best hire. 

This course was last audited on: 10th Feb 2023
  • Developed by professionals
  • Accredited by CPD
  • Fully online course and assessment with no time limits
  • Full audio voiceover
  • Approximate duration: 3 hours
  • Same day digital certificate. Printed certificate posted the next working day

What you'll learn

By the end of this course, you will:

  • Understand the laws that apply to the interview process.
  • Be able to write an effective and clear advert for your website, job sites and social media.
  • Understand how to structure questions that find out the right kind of information.
  • Recognise the importance of carrying out skills tests for all job roles.
  • Recognise the importance of hiring for attitude.
  • Understand how to evaluate candidates and make the right hiring decision.
  • Understand how to extend an offer as well as politely reject the wrong people.

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Course content

1Introduction to Interviewing Skills

The law, the Equality Act 2010, types of discrimination, how does this affect what I can ask?, positive action, safer recruitment, reasonable adjustments and data protection.


Costs of a bad hire, finding the right candidate, organisation analysis, job analysis and writing a job description.

3Advertising the Position

Advertising methods, internally advertising a position, advertising on your website, advertising on job sites, social recruiting and language.

4Preparing for Interviews

Screening responses, reasonable adjustments, the questions, behavioural interview questions, questions related to the role, interviewing graduates, questions to avoid, planning for the interview.

5Preparing Evaluation Criteria

Reducing interview bias, evaluating candidates, interview assessment templates, person specification criteria, your questions, weighting and scoring responses.

6Interviewing and Evaluating Candidates

Before candidates arrive, as candidates arrive, introducing your culture, the interview, textual analysis, body language, interviewing a difficult candidate, representing your company, after the interview, evaluating candidates, extending an offer, rejecting a candidate.

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The online assessment is taken on completion of the training material. You will be asked 20 multiple choice questions with a pass mark of 80%. The answers are marked automatically so you will instantly know whether you have passed. If you don't pass don't worry! You can take the test as many times as you need with no extra charge.

Who should take this course?

This Interviewing Skills Training course is for anyone who is managing recruitment processes for their workplace. It outlines all the legal requirements employees must comply with, as well as how to develop good interview questions and carry out fair and focused evaluations.

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Simply click the "Get Started" button on the email, and from there you can select whether the training is for yourself or for your team.

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If your delivery address is in the UK, we will send a hard copy of your certificate to your UK postal address once you’ve completed your course. Although we try to deliver your certificates as soon as possible, please allow 3-4 working days for delivery.

Don’t want to wait? You can instantly download your digital certificate as a PDF after course completion.

Additionally, please note that if your company is paying by invoice we can only issue certificates after your order has been fully paid.

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Our friendly customer support team is happy to help at any stage of your training. Call us on 0333 006 7000 or contact, and we’ll do our best to answer any questions you may have. 

Additionally, have you seen our help page? It’s full of useful information to help guide you through your training experience.