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Training And Support In Addressing Selection Criteria

Helping You Develop Job Application Skills For Life

At Criterial we offer training and support in how to address selection criteria, particularly for those looking for support in how to apply for government jobs or public sector positions. When it comes to job applications for government roles, mastering the art of addressing key selection criteria is vital to win that all-important interview. With more than 20 years of experience in the field of government recruitment, we can teach you everything you need to know to help you land your dream job.

Online Training Courses

Criterial offers online selection criteria writing training for anyone no matter what their background or experience or current work environment. Our online job application training courses teach you everything you need to know to write a winning job application and secure an interview. We equip you with the skills, knowledge and tools to learn how to write a competitive selection criteria response.

Online training is a modern, self-paced, easily accessible method of learning that suits the busy lives of people with work, families, friends and balancing working from home as well as the office. Our free online resources provide a wealth of information, insight and advice on a broad range of subjects from selection criteria examples through to interview skills.

Criterial online training has been developed by our team based on more than two decades of recruiting experience. Courses include content from reading position descriptions, understanding mission and values, writing a selection criteria response using the STAR method, and, selection criteria examples you can base your responses off.

Courses are accessible through our easy to use learning management system, and, you can complete courses at your convenience in a few hours.

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Free Resources

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At Criterial, we make available free resources to make sure you can access content whenever you want on whatever topic you want.

Topics include:
  • Interview preparation
  • Pitching your written selection criteria response at the right level
  • How to change careers
  • How to avoid age bias
  • Applying for a job where you work
  • Soft skills you can use outside of the application process
  • Finding jobs on government websites
Our free online resources supplement our online training and as we develop more, we hope to have a one stop shop for all your needs.

One On One Coaching

Whether you have completed our online training or accessed some of our resources or just want some individual attention and coaching, we can help. Whether it is in person or online over Teams we can discuss your objectives and plan to make sure you get the skills you need.

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Group Training

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If you’re an industry trainer or responsible for staff development, and want a personalised session on writing selection criteria responses or even general information about government job application processes; we can help.

If you’re supporting military, law enforcement or other services to transition from service to civilian life, we can support you as well. Combining 10½ years in law enforcement with 20+ years in government recruiting, our team has developed specific skills for those looking to transition and relate their experience in terms that civilians will be able to understand.