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Upcoming Events/Opportunities

 

8th January 2021 : Hereford & Worcester Group Training Presentation

February & March : 1-1 with Mrs Davies the Careers Advisor

8th February 2021 : Apprenticeship Week

1st March 2021 : Careers Week

17th May 2021 : Speakers Trust Workshop : ‘Speak Out Challenge’

6th July 2021 : Hereford Sixth Form College : Taster Day

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Literacy Trust

 

The Literacy Trust has put together loads of advice for KS4 aged students suggesting what to think about when looking to apply for jobs and starting out on careers.  

 

It has cover letters/CVs/job interviews/volunteering/career podcasts/employability checklist and much much more.

 

Take a look below!

 

https://literacytrust.org.uk/resources/words-work-career-resources/

Becoming an Apprentice

The Benefits of Career Information Advice & Guidance

Inspiring and Preparing Young People for the World of Work

https://www.firstcareers.co.uk/

Useful Websites for Careers Information

 

  1. http://icould.com This is free to use and has good video clips of people in different industries talking about what their job is really like. You could also try the BUZZ QUIZ to give you ideas.

  2. https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk This is largely aimed at adults but has some good information in their Job Profiles section.

  3. https://www.gov.uk/apply-apprenticeship Use this to look for apprenticeship vacancies, both locally and nationally, and apply online. Check application deadlines – apprenticeships are advertised all year round for ages 16-60.

  4. www.ucas.com The university application site. This is useful to see the range of degrees on offer and to check ‘entry requirements’ which could impact on ‘A’ level choices.

  5. https://www.healthcareers.nhs.uk/explore-roles You can use this to find a wide variety of career opportunities within the National Health Service. 

  6. https://learnliveuk.com/the-careers-enterprise-company-my-choices/ This link might be useful for those students going on to further education and has useful tips when applying for jobs.

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