Welcome to the Careers Department- Alternative routes to University
What other options are available? Employment School leavers programme/ sponsored degrees Apprenticeship Work experience Take a gap year
Finding employment standing out from the crowd-there are jobs out there!
ApprenticeshipAn excellent way of gaining qualifications and workplace experience
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.
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
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