What is 1:1 Personal Career Guidance?

•An opportunity to speak to an qualified and impartial career guidance professional about your educational, training and work options, interests and goals.
•Time to reflect on your experiences and skills and how these relate to different careers that interest you.
•A chance to ask questions and check understanding of your options, course entry requirements and different qualification levels available.
•Advice on what recourses will help you to independently research your options including up to date labour market information and guidance on how to use this effectively. 
•An agreed plan of action that will help you to move forward towards an identified career.

Career advice can help you to make good and informed decisions from the options available to you.


Students in Year 11 and Sixth Form are encouraged to contact their form tutor to book a 1:1 career guidance interview with the school's Careers Advisor - Mr S. McArdle RCDP

Email: s.mcardle@theacademycarlton.org

Mr McArdle holds the Level 6 Qualification in Career Guidance and Development (QCD).  This is a high quality, nationally recognised professional qualification and is the sector’s standard for career development professionals.  As a member of the Career Development Institute (CDI), he works in accordance to the CDI’s Code of Ethics.  


Video explaining students Post-16 options