Renfrewshire Council

Recruitment and selection course for staff on recruitment panels

Who this course is for, what you will learn, how the course is delivered, before you take the course, next course dates, how to book a place on the course.

Who this course is for

This course is for colleagues who are, or may be, involved in the recruitment and selection process.

It will give you the skills and confidence to effectively deal with recruitment and selection matters in line with current organisational practices and recognised best practice.

If you are going to be on a recruiting panel, you must complete this course.

What you will learn

On this participative workshop we will consider:

  • the importance of the Person Specification throughout the recruitment process
  • how to use criteria to shortlist candidates for interview
  • how to develop effective questions and structure an interview
  • how to assess performance and select the preferred candidate.

How the course is delivered

A blended approach to delivery, which includes:

  • trainer-led online and interactive workshop
  • interactive e-learning
  • group work activities.

The workshop is delivered online through MS Teams and takes three hours to complete.

Before you attend the workshop

Before attending you must complete these elearning modules, as they cover part of the course content which will not be discussed during the workshop:

You will only be considered to have completed this course, once you have completed both the elearning courses and online workshop.

Next workshop dates

The workshops will take place on MS teams on:

  • Wednesday 26 April 2023, 1.30pm to 4.30pm
  • Tuesday 9 May 2023, 1.30pm to 4.30pm
  • Thursday 25 May 2023, 9.30am to 12.30pm
  • Tuesday 6 June 2023, 9.30am to 12.30pm
  • Thursday 15 June 2023, 9.30am to 12.30pm

How to book a place on the course

To book the course please use the Course Nomination Form.

For more information email

If you have additional requirements, please let us know when you apply for the course.