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This job search course is for expats (with vocational or limited educational background) living in the City of Copenhagen and Greater Copenhagen.

Get Started is a free 1-day course in English aiming at giving internationals a greater chance of finding a job in Denmark. When you participate in this course, we expect that you are willing and motivated to find jobs which are not necessarily directly related to your field and background. 

When you attend the job search course, you will learn about structuring your CV and cover letter and you will get a better understanding of the Danish job market. You will also have the opportunity to speak with a business consultant after completing the course. 

You can apply if you: 

  • Have a valid residence permit and active CPR number
  • Have lived in Denmark less than 3 years
  • Speak and understand English at a professional level

Questions and answers

How is a course structured?

A course consists of both theoretical and practical teaching and you are expected to actively participate.

Do I have to pay for the course?

No, it's free of charge. 

What is your cancellation policy?

We expect you to participate in a full course. If you cancel more than once or do not show up without cancelling in advance, you will not be allowed to attend the course at a later time.

Will I get a job after attending a course?

Although we do our best to give you a better chance of getting the right job in Denmark, a job is not guaranteed.

Do I need to bring my computer?

Yes.

Contact

Get started

Gammel Køge Landevej 43

2500 Valby