Information, Advice & Guidance: One-to-one support
We feel that it is important that our students receive impartial and unbiased careers information, advice and guidance to help them make informed decisions, support them in unlocking their potential and move them towards realising their ambitions.
The world of education and work is changing, with new courses, pathways and careers emerging. We are here to help our students navigate through these changes.
Our students can access our qualified Careers Adviser, Helen Green for one-to-one support.
She can support students with:
- Planning for the future – discussing careers/jobs and the best routes into them
- Generating career ideas
- Choosing options and what suites them best
- Choosing and appling for a course – University or College
- Completing application forms, CVs and letters of application
- Finding work or an apprenticeship
- Job hunting techniques including mock interviews
To book an appointment call Helen on 07944 270 163 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Students can also request an appointment by calling into the careers room when Helen is in the academy or by asking teachers.
If parents/carers wish to attend their son or daughters' careers interview or just want to chat about their child’s future, they can ring school, email or give Helen a call.
Information, Advice & Guidance: Online
We subscribe to KUDOS that can be used by students and their parents/carers.
KUDOS is designed to help students explore possible careers and learn about future options. Students can work through questions highlighting their likes and dislikes, producing a list of suggested careers.
To gain access you will need the school licence code which can be found on the careers website poster on the careers room door/display or by asking Helen.
Other Useful Websites
National Citizen Service - a government programme for 16-17 year olds to build confidence and independence - www.ncsyes.co.uk
Voluntary opportunities - https://do-it.org
Doncaster Collegiate Sixth Form - as a Delta Academy, St Wilfrid’s students get priority applications to DC6. Information on the courses available in the sixth form can be found on the Doncaster Collegiate Sixth Form website: www.csix.org.uk
What is happening in the labour market? What jobs will be available?
We believe it is vital that students are aware of the opportunities available to them. The following websites and publications provide local and regional information.
Careers information in Doncaster - www.connectu2.co.uk
Local and Regional Information (jobs of the future) - https://careersyandh.co.uk/Inspiringyandh
National Careers Service - https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk