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Interviewing Skills Training Course

Our Interviewing Skills Training Course will provide you with a range of skills and techniques to conduct effective interviews so you get the best people for the roles you need to fill.

Do you want to conduct effective interviews? We'll show you how to prepare effective interview questions and selection criteria and how to structure an interview.

This Interviewing Skills training course is delivered as a scheduled open online training course or in-house just for your business. We deliver the course as a face to face course and a live virtual online course.

Interviewing Skills
Interactive Sessions
We'll show you how to put the skills from your interviewing skills course into practice
Practical Tools
Gain a practical set of tools that you can use as part of your recruitment process
Always Engaging
Our training courses have been designed to be interactive and engaging, no matter how you attend

Interviewing Skills Course – Details

Course Aim

This Interviewing Skills Training Course will show you the skills and approaches necessary to plan for and carry out an effective interview, ensuring you get the right person every time.

Failings in the recruitment and selection process can do serious damage. On average, it costs around 6 months salary of the role to recruit and train the right person for each role in the business and having to re-spend this because the wrong person has been picked will be very costly.

Course Objectives

By attending this Interviewing Skills Training Course you will:

  • Know what the required skills are to carry out an effective interview
  • Be able to plan and prepare for an interview
  • Be able to give the right first impression to candidates
  • Know what questions to ask and how to record the answers
  • Understand what to avoid asking during the interview
  • Know how to choose the right person for the job

Course Content

Here’s what we cover in our interviewing skills training course:

What is the purpose of an Interview?

  • Why do organisations spend time interviewing people?


  • Agreeing success criteria and what you want from candidates
  • Writing interview questions
  • Interview Logistics

The Interview

  • Meeting and Greeting the candidate
  • Making the candidate feel at ease
  • Asking questions and probing further
  • Effective communication during the interview
  • Listening and recording accurate information

What you can and can’t ask

  • Legislation covering hiring staff
  • What you can ask, should avoid asking and never ask

Choosing the right candidate

  • How to come to a conclusion when picking the right person

Skills Practice

  • An opportunity to carry out some mock interviews

When you bring this course in-house, the content above can be tweaked and changed to meet the needs of your team.

Download the Course Brochure

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Who Should Attend our Interviewing Skills Training Course?

This interviewing skills training course is for anyone who needs to recruits and conduct interviews to fill positions in their business.

If you want to:

  • Know how to structure an interview
  • Be able to ask the right questions to find the perfect candidate
  • Have clear selection criteria to measure candidates against
  • Have a fair, consistent and objective approach to interviewing
  • Make your process a positive experience for candidates
  • Get the right person for the job, first time

Then this interviewing skills course is for you.

The course is suitable for people of all levels and in all roles and industries.

Online Training Courses

A 1 day online live virtual training course with one of our highly experienced interviewing skills trainers. You also get:

  • A highly interactive online experience
  • Access to MyRevolution Learning to retain access to your materials and stay in touch with your trainer
  • A digital copy of the course materials from the course
  • A digital course certificate

In-Person & Online In-House

A 1 day training course with one of our highly experienced trainers at your location. You also get

  • Course materials for each delegate to take away
  • A course certificate
  • Reporting on delegate evaluation
  • Free access to our eLearning training courses to keep your skills up-to-date
  • Access to MyRevolution Learning to retain access to your materials and stay in touch with your trainer

Our interviewing skills courses are delivered by our friendly and highly experienced trainers. We live and breathe what we talk about in these sessions as we use most of the tools and techniques ourselves on a daily bases and bring this real-world experience into the session and the examples that we use.

Yes. We’ll run some simulated exercises with you that will give you an opportunity to review and score and interview and also conduct an interview and receive some feedback

Yes. We look at competency-based and also more traditional based approaches to conducting interviews.

If you book a scheduled open course, you are more than welcome to bring your process along and use it during the session. If we are running this in-house for you, we will ask about your process and what elements you would like to use in the session.

Yes. We have lots of articles about interviewing skills in the blog.

Open Online Course

Our Online Interviewing Skills course is an interactive live virtual course. The content remains the same but the delivery and approach has been re-imagined for the virtual environment. Our online training courses are delivered by Zoom.

In-House Delivery

We can also deliver this Interviewing Skills course just for your organisation. We can do this in-person at your office or a location of your choice or as a live virtual training course. We can deliver this via Zoom, Teams, Webex or any other platform that you are currently using and comfortable with.

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Course Delivery Methods

Here’s how we deliver our Interviewing Skills Training Course. Click an option to see the full details.

Join our live online virtual Interviewing Skills training course from work or home for an interactive online learning experience.

1 Delegate
2 Delegates
3 + Delegates

Price per delegate includes multiple person discounts. Group booking price only applicable when delegates book onto the same course date.

All times shown are UK time.

Bring this Interviewing Skills training course in-house and train your team together at the same time.

  • Delivered online or in person at your business premises
  • Course content can be tailored to your specific requirements

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