Job Descriptions and Job Specifications


Participants learn about job descriptions and job requirements.


 2 hours

Format & Materials

Trainer information, Work in pairs, Group discussion.

Examples of job descriptions and specifications (newspapers, magazines, and/or print-outs from online job-boards).


The trainer introduces the topic – and highlights the importance of reading job descriptions and specifications carefully, pointing out what to look for, deadlines etc.

Participants work in pairs – looking at different job descriptions and job specifications.

They highlight the skills and attributes required – and discuss how these will be assessed.

Group feedback.