Getting an industrial training placement from a reputable organization calls in many factors. One of the most interesting of them all is the ability of a candidate to properly present himself to the recruiter. A good way to this is through industrial training application letter and probably, CV.
Maybe you have been missing that internship because your application letter wasn’t really attractive and not because of your performance in the recruitment aptitude test.
Let us go through what a proper and official industrial training application letter should look like.
Steps to write an Industrial training application letter
Your address should be at the top left of the letter. In most occasion you are to use your University’s address since it is the best means the company can contact you.
Therefore, I will advise you to arrange it in this format.
Your Email address/Phone number
In a scenario where you are not aware of whom the letter is been written to, you should refer it to the Manager, Human resource department or Head, training and development department.
Always check the job advert to carefully understand the instruction and know who the letter is written to
In absence of the knowledge of the Industrial Training application letter recipient, use Dear Sir
This is the standard reference: APPLICATION FOR INDUSTRIAL TRAINING ATTACHMENT
Body of the letter (Opening Paragraph)
This paragraph should indicate you aim for writing the letter, where you got the information and a brief description of yourself (Name, Department, Mat No)
Body of the letter (Body Paragraph)
It should explain your interest in the training, your period of availability (should match with theirs), your qualifications (try to sell yourself in a simple fashion, you can indicate your CGPA here) and also, skills obtained so far.
Body of the letter (Conclusion Paragraph)
If you have a CV attached, direct them to your CV in the paragraph and state that you are ready to take the opportunity if given.
An official closing remark should observe this format:
Signature of applicant
Name of applicant
Email address/phone number
Features Industrial Training Application letter must contain
You must indicate your start and end date when applying, this enable the recruiter know the best time to accept you. Make sure it matches with the requirement of the Job advert or risk nullifying your application.
Indicate your willingness to cooperate with the trainers if accepted.
All possible means of contact should be present. Including, mail address phone number and contact address
State your reasons for applying, explain that it is a requirement for your particular course or career.
If you are applying voluntarily, list your reasons for doing so. Describe how receiving the training will be beneficial to you in the long run.
This shows the letter reader that you are focused on what you want and understand the purpose and advantages of industrial training