Newman Catholic School is at the forefront of careers education. Throughout their time at Newman students will have at least two individual careers interviews and participate in many enterprise and careers activities. This is in addition to the many mentoring appointments that students have over the course of their school lives. We have high aspirations for all of our students and aim to ensure that they all select the correct pathways for a successful future through good quality, impartial advice. All students are given an individual login for Kudos which will provide them with with individual support and guidance. If you have any questions regarding career’s education then please contact Mr Reardon or Mrs Brookes at school. Below you will find links to excellent careers sites which will give you further information.
Careers Resources from www.how2become.com
How2become Ltd has a range of books and DVDs to help students make career choices. Their guides also cover recruitment processes, interview questions and psychometric testing.
National Careers Service
This is an excellent site which will help plan your child’s life long learning and career planning. Information is available on all careers including pathways, qualifications and advice on career opportunities in the local area. They also offer a free call back service so you can speak to a trained advisor. Students are encouraged to create an account which they can then use throughout their career.
Plotr offers the opportunity to explore careers on line and highlights local opportunities. Videos are available to watch and specific career advice is available.
Inspira is our local careers centre and can be found at 28 Lowther Street, Carlisle CA3 8DH. Tel: 01228 596272
Interested in an apprenticeship? Create an account here and they will contact you with up to date vacancies. Information is also available on national opportunities and future qualifications.
Your online guide to apprenticeship careers and job opportunities – want to find out about apprenticeships? Choose an apprenticeship, find an employer and contact a learning provider. Click on the link and start browsing, you’ll soon be on your way. Please click here
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