An Add+vantage Module is an extra module taught by the Employability Team to broaden your skillset and career development whilst studying at Coventry University! Our Add+vantage Modules teach a range of work experience and career development activities ranging from Teacher Training to Work Experience Placements. First year students need to register for their chosen Add+vantage Module from 22nd Janurary to 5th February.
Volunteering in the Community
Broaden your skillset and experience by volunteering in the community! You will need to complete a minimum of 20 hours which will look great on your CV.
Find out more on Volunteering in the Community here!
To see any of our volunteering opportunities we have available at the minute, click here. Volunteering
To choose Volunteering in the Community module, you will need to select the following code:
A101CSU Volunteering in the Community
A201CSU Volunteering in the Community
A301CSU Volunteering in the Community
Placements in Schools
Placements in Schools offers you first hand experience in a classroom environment. This module will allow you to build skills required for becoming an effective communicator or gaining skills before pursuing a career in teaching.
For more information on our Volunteering in Primary Schools: Literacy Skills Support, click here.
To be placed in a school as part of an Add+vantage module, you will need to select one of the following codes:
A102CSU Placements in Primary Schools: Literacy Skills Support
A202CSU Placements in Schools: Student Tutoring
A302CSU Placements in Schools: Student Tutoring
Students' Union Work Experience: Sport and Societies
This module is to enable prospective and existing sports members representing the Students' Union and the University to formalise their experience.
For more information on Sport please visit Sport
For more information on Societies please visit Societies
To choose Students' Union Work Experience: Sports and Societies module, you need to select the code:
A206CSU Students' Union Work Experience: Sport and Societies
A306CSU Students' Union Work Experience: Sport and Societies
British Sign Language
We are now offering the opportunitiy to learn the basics of British Sign Language. A fantastic communication skill to have!
For more information on our British Sign Language courses click here.
A109CSU Introduction to British Sign Language
A209CSU Introduction to British Sign Language
A309CSU Introduction to British Sign Language
New for this academic year Level 2 and Level 3 Intermediate British Sign Language*
A219CSU Intermediate British Sign Language
A319CSU Intermediate British Sign Language
*pre-requisites for Intermediate British Sign Language. You must have completed Introduction to British Sign Language (A104CSU/A109CSU or A209CSU) or equivalent as per assessment by module leader to qualify for Intermediate British Sign Language
Students' Union Work Experience: Project Placement
Are you passionate about the Students' Union? Have you ever wanted to work at the Students' Union? Well now you can.
Here at CUSU, we offer work experience as part of add+vantage or a general placement.
You have a variety of Communities to choose from; Campaigns, Community, Democracy, Events, Finance, Marketing & Communications, Postgraduates, Reps, Sports, Societies, Source Media, and Volunteering
We have so much going on here that you can guarantee that whichever Community you work in, you'll be involved in the action - you can even be involved in a campaign.
To choose on eo the Work Experience Modules, you will need to choose one of the following Module Codes
A204CSU Students’ Union Work Experience: Project Placement
A304CSU Students’ Union Work Experience: Project Placement
Career Development and Employability
This module will show you everything you need to know regarding the graduate job market, key skills employers look for, and how to identify areas for personal improvement
To choose the Career Development and Employability modules, you need to select one of the following codes:
A201CAR Understanding Career Opportunities
A302CAR Developing Your Career
A212CSU Work Experience and Graduate Employability Skills
Effective communication Skills
This module will teach students everything they need to know about communication and how it will help them in the future job market.
To find our more about our Effective Communication Skills modules, click here
To choose an Effective Communication module, please choose from one of the following module codes:
A201CES Effective Communication
A301CES Effective Communication
Teacher Training Taster
Do you want to try your hand at teaching? Give this module a go! You will gain insight, knowledge, and practical experience of teacher training!
To find out more about our Teacher Training Taster Module, click here!
To choose the Teacher Training Taster Module, you need to select one of the following codes:
A102CES Teacher Training Taster
A202CES Teacher Training Taster