Unit 3: Cover Letter

With a Cover Letter that should always accompany the CV you have the opportunity to provide a first positive impression to a potential employer.

The Cover Letter should reflect your motivation for the role, aspirations, suitability for the job and qualifications.

In this unit you will learn about

  • the importance of the Cover Letter
  • general rules to prepare the Cover Letter
  • the structure and wording of a Cover Letter

Online material:
Cover Letter (click to download)

C+ the coverletter


Supporting documents
Useful phrases for cover letter – find links to websites with useful phrases for cover letter in French, German, Italian and English