Get your students doing Cover Letters the right way

Download your free career practitioner-designed cover letter template

Start your job readiness lesson with a modern, clear, and easy template to create their first cover letter

Help them make a great first impression

All it takes is a 10 second read of a cover letter for a potential employer to decide if they want to look further into hiring a young employee. When it comes to cover letters, they’re quite impactful – and important to get right.  

That’s why we designed a free cover letter template to help make the process of teaching it simple and easy. 

Step-by-Step Cover Letter Writing

Each section of the editable cover letter template has simple prompts that explain what to write and where, so it’s as easy as following it step-by-step.

It covers all of the basics, including:

  • Introduction
  • Good fit statement
  • Reasons and examples why
  • Wrap-up

All ready to use in your career education classes.

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"Thanks for all the awesome resources - the Ponder/SWG treasure chest is simply brilliant!"

Designed to help them 'look good'

We’re not talking about appearances here. 

The written word can give lots of different impressions about the person writing it, so by giving you students a best-practice structure to follow, you’ll help them give a great first impression in writing. 

PLUS there are included examples too (so you can show your students what a good cover letter looks like). 

Our free student cover letter template is designed to be:

Single page
A good Cover Letter should be brief and interesting, so your new template helps them do this 

Many employers (especially national employers) use application-scanning software, so this template is designed to be readable

By highlighting things like their experience, core skills, strengths, interests, and achievements, it gives a great first impression

Best of all, you’ll get the template in a Microsoft Word-compatible format, so you can adjust it and use it as many times as you like.   

See how our student cover letter is designed

In this video below, you can watch and listen how our Career Practitioner, Lucy Sattler suggests creating their cover letter:

Who is Study Work Grow?

Australia’s #1 Career Education Social Enterprise

Our wildly popular career education resources help careers advisors, career leaders, and school counsellors to effortlessly guide students towards a career path they’ll love. Based on best-practice frameworks, they’re a great way to make career education a fantastic thing at your school. 

Here are some of our programs used in hundreds of secondary schools in Australia, UK, NZ, Canada, and the USA –

Ready to Work (NEW)

Give students the skills they need to find, secure, and start their first job. 

Ponder Program

Teach best-practice career management skills in lessons any educator can deliver in 10-15 mins 

Career Clusters

Help students to think differently about the work they could do through powerful career conversations they’ll love. 

We also create beautiful, time-saving communication tools to help you make a positive impact at school –  

Job Spotlights
Careers Website
Student Guides
Weekly News

These resources are all part of an Essentials Membership with Study Work Grow (we’ll send you some free info about it with your Cover Letter template).

Download your free Cover Letter template here

Simply enter your school details below and we’ll send your template to you. 

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