These sessions last for 90 minutes and help you decide what career might be suitable for you.
Before the session you receive some short questionnaires and assessments to gain information about you, your academic and vocational background, and what you most want help with.
We will look at all the aspects involved in making a well-informed realistic career decision and look any barriers you may have to progress.
In the session we discuss all aspects of getting to your career including higher education courses, apprenticeships, and work experience.
This is quite a detailed session which will go into the career options, will also give you information on different routes, job profiles giving data on those careers such as salary, day to day lifestyle, competition, long term prospects for that career area.
You will take away an action plan, careers information and any contacts you require to start applying and taking action.
This 1 hour session will help you to follow up your career plans or ideas. This is after a main one to one guidance session.
It will provide you with further help and look at challenges you have to taking action or following a particular goal.
It can be to help you with the next stage such as an interview or selection process.
A follow-on action plan will be given with careers information, feedback and goals to complete.
This is a focused session between of 1 hour looking at specific applications you may have to complete. These include Apprenticeships sessions, job application sessions and further education sessions.
It will look to see if you are on target for your application to the organisation or for the job or course you are considering.
It will examine your choice of courses or job role and their suitability.
Specific advice on presentation of the application will be given. It will help you with providing evidence for a personal statement within the application.
You will take away an advice sheet for reference or in the case of a specific application that will be completed.
This is a specific service for those advanced level students who are applying to university in the next year or through deferred entry. A UCAS session including undertaking the whole of the apply process is a 2 hour session. Personal statement sessions are 1 hour.
The session will involve individual advice on choice of course, suitability of course, choice of institution, targeting and point scores/grade requirements and personal statement advice.
At the end of the session the apply process will be completed or UCAS personal statement completed and, in this case, emailed to you.
All services come with a short action plan detailing the advice given and reasons for reflection.
This service is for work with individuals in schools or groups of young people in school requiring help with career options, aspirations, UCAS application advice, specialist services for example entry to Oxford and Cambridge or work with disadvantaged or talented pupils. For these services please refer to the School section.
This is a service based on need of the organisation or school.
This service can be tailor made around a specific need the organisation may have and before and after project data collected to show value to pupils and help organisations or schools show pupil enhancement. This is covered in the schools and organisations section.