Basic Skills: Finding a Job
Do you want to prepare for the job search in Switzerland? In this module, we will familiarise you with various job listings platforms and work together with you to compile your job application documents. In addition, you will learn through role plays how to conduct yourself during a job interview.
Course: Basic Skills: Finding a Job
Course length: 10 weeks, 30 lessons
Course times: Thursday, 1.00–3.30 p.m.
Level: A1–B2 based on the CEFR
Registration deadline: 1 week before the course begins (later registration possible depending on availability)
Fees (depending on income):
For Basel-Stadt residents: CHF 90.– to 430.–
For Solothurn residents: CHF 210.– (from course level B2 onwards CHF 470.–)
For residents of other cantons and referring agencies: CHF 470.–
A written confirmation of participation will be issued at the end of a course if a participant has finished the course. This confirmation includes course content, course dates, course level(s) and number of lessons.
The possibility of a course and childcare fee reduction for private payers from Basel-Stadt will be reviewed at the time of registration. A fee reduction is based on a family’s income, which must be shown in writing when registering for a course. Verification of a health insurance premium fee reduction must be provided when registering for a course.
Course fees may be paid in instalments. The first instalment is due when the course begins. Course fees must be paid in full before the end of the course.
Course registration may be cancelled at no cost up until one week before the course begins. If course registration is cancelled within two weeks after the course begins, a fee of CHF 75.– will be charged. As of the third course week, the full course fees will be billed.
The general terms and conditions of the canton of Solothurn apply for Solothurn residents who attend a course subsidised by the canton of Solothurn.
Due to the current corona pandemic, the K5 Basler Kurszentrum may be obliged to implement protective measures (e.g. keeping your distance). By registering for the course, the course participant confirms that the K5 Basler Kurszentrum is authorized to undertake/ adapt appropriate measures in the course structure if necessary, for example the re-arrangement of face-to-face lessons into distance learning.
In order for the participants to be able to participate in distance learning, they must have appropriate digital devices (computer, tablet) and an Internet connection and be able to use them (including downloading, for example Video conference apps etc.). Responsibility in this regard rests with the participant. Loan devices are available in limited numbers from the K5.
The course costs remain owed in full in the aforementioned measures. Lessons in distance learning are rated as class attendance.
In addition, K5 Basler Kurszentrum is authorized to exclude participants from the course if thereby official instructions are implemented. Examples include:
- Participants who show signs of illness and /or who dod not or only insufficiently implement the official hygiene measures
- Participants who belong to a risk group according to the Federal Office of Public Health
- Participants who have to isolate themselves according to the Federal Office of Public Health or a medical prescription
The course costs remain owed in full in the aforementioned measures.
Furthermore, the K5 Basler Kurszentrum is entitled to pass on contact details of participants to cantonal authorities in connection with the corona pandemic (e.g. for contact tracing).