Competency Based Interviews


Learn how to effectively conduct Competency Based Interviews (CBIs).


A 1-day non-residential course

Designed for

Anyone who has little or no experience of conducting Competency Based Interviews or who wants to develop their interviewing skills further using this technique. CBI is often used in Assessment or Development Centres to ensure all Competencies are adequately covered.


By the end of the course, delegates will be able to:

  • Explain the purpose of an interview in the context of the selection process
  • Demonstrate an awareness of issues such as fairness, Adverse Impact and Equal Opportunities
  • Explain the basis of a Competency Based Interview and the principles from which it is derived
  • Use the appropriate tools to prepare for an interview and identify questions in readiness for an interview practice session
  • Demonstrate their ability to use Competency Based Interviewing techniques in practice
  • Explain how the data collected during a Competency Based Interview is classified and evaluated to support effective decision making in selection, and demonstrate this in practice

This course is run in-house for your organisation – please contact us for pricing and more information