Students:

 

All students have access to our unifrog platform which allows them to research options and opportuntiies, complete activities and record their careers-related interactions in one central place.  

Students are encouraged to log on regualry to update their profile.  

Sign into unifrog here: https://www.unifrog.org/sign-in

 

Career Development Journey: Key milestones for our students

Year 7 – Discovering interests and understanding personality in relation to future careers

Year 8 – Exploring subject options

Year 9 – Understanding apprenticeship pathways and different career options

Year 10 – Work experience, understanding post-16 options, qualification levels and entry requirements

Year 11 – Exploring options, making applications and informed decisions

Year 12 – Work experience, understanding post-18 options including degree apprenticeships and higher education

Year 13 – Exploring options, making applications and informed decisions


1:1 Career Guidance - Students in Year 11 and 13 are encouraged to contact their form tutor to book a 1:1 career guidance interview with our Careers Advisor - Mr McArdle

Or, direct referrals can be made by email: s.mcardle@theacademycarlton.org

 

Below you will find a full range of useful resourses to support your career-realted learning as well information for parents/carers and teacher to support studnets at all levels and ages.  

Video explaining Year 11s Post-16 options

Career Advice and Labour Market Information:

Labour Market Information –

LMI Widget - http://www.lmiforall.org.uk/widget/

Career Advice –

Career Sectors: https://targetcareers.co.uk/career-sectors

National Careers Service: https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/

Job Profiles: https://nationalcareers.service.gov.uk/

Job Descriptions: https://targetjobs.co.uk/careers-advice/job-descriptions

Find a course: https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/course-directory/home

National Career Service Web Chat: https://cxdirect.serco.com/visitor/EntryPage.htm

Choosing a Career: https://targetcareers.co.uk/careers-advice/choosing-your-career

Skills Health Check: https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/skills-health-check/home     

 

Employability:

Skills Development Opportunities and Experiences –

National Citizen Service (NCS): https://www.ncsyes.co.uk/

Duke of Edinburgh Award (DoE): https://www.dofe.org/

 Work Experience:

https://targetcareers.co.uk/careers-advice/skills-and-experience/388-work-experience-for-school-students-what-you-need-and-how-to-get-it

School Leaver CV:

 https://targetcareers.co.uk/careers-advice/applications-and-interviews/198-how-to-write-a-cracking-school-leaver-cv

 

Post 16 and Post 18 Options:

Choosing A Levels:

 https://targetcareers.co.uk/careers-advice/a-level-choices/315491-what-a-level-subjects-should-i-take

Apprenticeships –

To search and apply for apprenticeships: https://www.findapprenticeship.service.gov.uk/apprenticeshipsearch

Apprenticeship Resources: https://www.gov.uk/topic/further-education-skills/apprenticeships

Get In Go Far: https://www.getingofar.gov.uk/

Amazing Apprenticeships: https://amazingapprenticeships.com/

Apprenticeship Vacancies: https://amazingapprenticeships.com/vacancies/

Apprenticeship Resources: https://amazingapprenticeships.com/resources/

Degree Apprenticeships: https://www.ucas.com/alternatives/apprenticeships/apprenticeships-england/what-apprenticeships-are-available/degree-apprenticeships

Traineeships –

Traineeships: https://www.gov.uk/find-traineeship

Get In Go Far – https://www.getingofar.gov.uk/traineeships

University –

Choosing Degree Course: https://targetcareers.co.uk/uni/degree-subject-guides

Choosing University: https://targetcareers.co.uk/uni/choices-about-uni 

University Open Days: https://targetcareers.co.uk/uni/choices-about-uni/313867-how-to-make-the-most-of-university-open-days

Applying For University: https://targetcareers.co.uk/uni/applying-for-uni

UCAS: https://www.ucas.com/

Personal Statements: http://purepotential.org/

Student Finance: https://www.gov.uk/student-finance

Alternatives –

Sponsored Degrees etc.:  https://targetcareers.co.uk/careers-advice/work-v-uni/20-alternatives-to-university-after-a-levels-highers-or-the-ib

Gap Year: https://targetcareers.co.uk/careers-advice/gap-years/180-how-to-have-a-well-planned-gap-year

 

If you can't find what you are looking for please do request support from our Careers Advisor - Mr McArdle - s.mcardle@theacademycarlton.org