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  1. Welcome to the Careers Department- Alternative routes to University

  2. What other options are available? Employment School leavers programme/ sponsored degrees Apprenticeship Work experience Take a gap year

  3. Finding employment standing out from the crowd-there are jobs out there!

  4. ApprenticeshipAn excellent way of gaining qualifications and workplace experience

  5. Work experience-this could be a gap year

  6. Work experience-different types Sandwich placements: assessed paid work which is part of a student's course. It is often of one year's duration.  Work-based project: A specific piece of assessed work for a course, undertaken at an employer's premises.  Work placement: A period of work experience, which can be paid or unpaid, and is part of a course of study. This can be arranged through your university with an employer or by yourself and is for an agreed period of time.  Voluntary work: Any type of work undertaken for no payment, usually outside of your course and in your spare time.  Part-time work: Paid or unpaid work undertaken during term-time.  Work shadowing: Where a student observes a member of staff working in an organisation, and so gains an understanding of what a particular job entails. Internships: A phrase that is increasingly used by large companies and refers to a placement within their organisation.  Vacation work: This could be paid part-time or temporary work for students or full time work for graduates looking to enhance their CVs or improve job prospects.

  7. Employer funded study (Sponsored degrees/school leaver programme)

  8. Useful websites www.notgoingtouni.co.uk Various careers information and alternative opportunities https://nextstep.direct.gov.uk/Pages/home.aspx Various careers information www.apprenticeships.org.ukwww.apprenticeshipguide.co.ukwww.londonapprenticeship.co.uk www.thebigchoice.com Student and Graduate jobs http://jobs.guardian.co.uk/ Jobs and other employment help and advice http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Employment Jobs and other employment help and advice www.aat.org.uk Accounting www.accountingapprenticeships.co.uk Accounting www.babcock.co.uk/autotraining Automotive apprenticeships www.kaplanapprenticeships.co.uk Business and accountancy apprenticeships www.fusionpeopletraining.com Business Apprenticeships www.workatlogica.co.uk Sponsored degree programme business and technology service company www.skillset.org/apprenticeships Creative industry apprenticeships and also has careers information www.ecitb.org.uk Engineering and construction www.hittraining.co.uk Hospitality industry training www.uksp.co.uk Hospitality, leisure, travel and tourism industry www.ilex.org.uk/careers/careers_home/school_leavers Law www.nationalparalegals.co.uk Law paralegal training qualification www.stepintothenhs.nhs.uk NHS www.abpicareers.org.uk Pharmaceutical industry www.thetrainingroom.com Personal trainer academy www.pgl.co.uk/jobs Opportunities in Europe to work with children www.do-it.org.uk Volunteering http://vinspired.com Volunteering www.volunteering.org.uk Volunteering

  9. Careers interview- if you would like to discuss education, employment and/or training options further I work Mondays and Tuesdays appointments are throughout the day and are 30mins usually I also have open drop-in sessions at all break times -fill out the interview request form today -speak to your form tutor for a referral -come to the Careers library T6 or the office opposite T5 in the bottom of the link block to arrange a time -email me @ CEvans@bullerswood.bromley.sch.uk

  10. Thank you for your time