Careers

Your personal Careers Advisor is Jo Sorby and is based within the Academy.

Guidance on: Planning and choosing a career, options and choices in Year 9, 10 and 11, completing applications for colleges, Apprenticeships, Jobs, 6th Form, CV's and interview techniques.She provides confidential and impartial:

Advice and Information on: Health and social issues including housing, money, relationships, jobs, work skills etc.

Action Steps

  1. Talk to teachers, form tutors, parents/carers, careers adviser on jobs/careers you are interested in.
  2. Use the Careers Library/Resource Centre in College to find out more about careers, courses at college post 16 and support services to young people.
  3. Use Kudos program to suggest a list of careers you might be interested in.
  4. Use ECLIPS to research career ideas further and obtain information on different jobs. Also find out more about how to write a letter of application, CV, interview techniques.
  5. Use ECLIPS to search career ideas related to your favourite subjects ie: careers relating to English or Maths.
  6. Contact Youth Start for counselling and support services for young people Tel; 01709-820100
  7. Contact Child Line for confidential advice/counselling Tel: 08001111/ www.childline.org.uk
  8. Speak to Travel line for public transport information on how to get to local colleges/employers Tel: 0871-200 22 33
  9. Use Apply Rotherham Website for information on college courses/sixth form courses at RCAT,DVC and TRC  www.applyrotherham.org.uk
  10. Look at www.ibrowserotherham.org.uk for information on education, employment, training and volunteering .

Here are a few Useful Websites you can explore and research:

  • Apply Rotherham - Gives you information on College courses, 6th forms and online application form that all Year 11's in school will have to complete if they wish to go on to further Education.
  • Apprenticeships
  • Careers Connect
  • e-Clips
  • iBrowse Rotherham - Information and links to Job Vacancies, apprenticeships, Careers and course information plus publications aimed at young people, including the Options at 16 booklet.
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