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Know your stuff for interviews

The world of work
Senior Phase
Explore what going on an interview might involve and teach effective ways of researching roles and employers before attending one.

Getting started

Learning intention ​​​​​​​

Students will learn about interview processes and what to expect from interviews.

Success criteria

Students can:

  • complete appropriate research in preparation for an interview
  • state what preparation is needed before attending an interview

Before you start

  • Familiarise yourself with the information about interviews in My World of Work.
  • Think about possible local employers that could be used for the research task.
  • Download and prepare class resources.


These are suggested timescales only and will vary dependent on your group:

  • 10 mins: Introduction
  • 30 mins: Research a local company
  • 20 mins: Present back 

Suitable for

  • This activity is suitable for Senior phase: S4 to S6 and college or other means of study.