2020-2021

Year 11 students are encouraged to contact their form tutor to book a 1-2-1 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 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 your Post-16 options

 

 

 

 

 

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.  

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.