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Job Descriptions

This online course covers the foundational elements of crafting high-quality job descriptions. We’ll review the essential components of a job description and give you specific insights on how to write and revise them. You’ll learn everything you need to include in your job description – as well as what not to include!

See below for further information.

Sold By: The Expert Academy


Course Overview

The course also covers how to make your job posts more marketable, how to appeal to different audiences, how to use your job descriptions in the onboarding and performance review processes, and who should be involved in crafting your descriptions.

You’ll walk away from this course with the tools necessary for writing clear, concise and engaging job descriptions, increasing your confidence as a result.

Learning Objectives

In this course we’re going to cover the ins and outs of effective job descriptions, including:

  • The many purposes a job description fulfils at an organisation
  • How to write a job description using the appropriate verbiage
  • Who to pull into the writing and revising process
  • How to structure a job description and what type of content to include
  • What to avoid in your job descriptions from both legal and ethical standpoints
  • Where to publish job ads and how to make them more appealing
  • How to use a job description after the hire is made and for years to come
Course Audience

This course can benefit people at all levels and in all roles, but is particularly suited to:

  • Department managers seeking the ideal candidate for a particular role or expanding their teams by creating new positions
  • Hiring managers responsible for writing job descriptions that accurately convey the functions of a role
  • Recruiters responsible for posting marketable job ads and weeding through candidates
  • Human Resources personnel concerned with the efficiency and costs associated with the hiring process
  • Legal team members responsible for reviewing an organisation’s job descriptions
Course Duration

Approximately 52 minutes


4.5 “This course help to understand me how to write well and proper job description and attract quality recruits.” Md K Junayed P.

Payment Options and Discounts

For purchases of 1 to 9 user enrolments select the number of users you require and add the product to your shopping cart by selecting Add to Cart. You will then be able to make payment using most credit and debit cards or a Paypal account.

For a licence for 10 or more user enrolments, discounts, or if you would like to pay by BACs transfer or by invoice, please contact a customer advisor on 0844 854 9218 or email [email protected].

Purchasing Options for your Organisation

We offer a variety of purchasing options giving you total flexibility in how you purchase online training for your organisation. Let us know your requirements and we’ll advise you on the most cost efficient method of purchasing:

  • User Licence – a licence for a specified user on specified course/s. The user licence consists of a number of enrolments for a user to use on specified courses.
  • Course Licence – a licence for specified course/s for any learner. The course licence consists of a number of enrolments to use on specified course/s for any learner;
  • Bundle Licence – a licence for a specified bundle of courses. The bundle licence consists of a number of enrolments to use on any course for any learner in the bundle;
  • Subscription Licence – a licence for a maximum number of users to access any course in a specified bundle;
  • Site Licence – a licence to install one course, or one or more bundles of courses on your own learning management system. The site licence consists of a number of enrolments to use on any course for any learner in the bundle;

For more information on purchasing options and discounts please phone a customer advisor on 0844 854 9218.

Additional information

Access Duration: 12 months

Available for immediate enrolment: Yes

Suitable Devices: Yes

You will be able to access the course for 12 months.

After placing your order online you will receive the following emails;

  • Purchase Receipt Email
  • Account Confirmation Email
  • Online Training Academy Invitation Email

The subject line of your Invitation Email will read:

Thank you for your eLearning Marketplace purchase. You are invited to join The Online Training Academy learning portal.

Click on the link in the email to open the Online Training Academy sign in page and use your email address as your Username and use the Password that you setup during the checkout process.

Your Online Training Academy dashboard will now be displayed and you will see the course you have purchased.

Once you have completed your course you will be able to download a certificate.  Your certificate will be available to download from your Online Training Academy Dashboard.

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