Training Providers

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Technical Education Pathways Resource

This resource (created in partnership with the Association of Employment and Learning Providers - AELP) are designed for careers colleagues to use to explain these pathways to young people as well as promoting the wider work of the Training Provider (ITP) sector

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Loudhailer
Good Practice Guide for Training Providers

A resource for training providers to give an overview of careers education in England, raise awareness of the value of the Gatsby Benchmarks and share examples of practice from across the sector. 

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Contact
Sector Share

The sector page to support  training providers around careers education 

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Teachers comparing notes

Connect: The Training Providers Careers Community - Together with the AELP, we develop a termly Connect for Training Providers bulletin as a national community of practice for the sector to connect, innovate and collaborate in support of careers and progression activities for your learners. 

Training Provider resources

Career Learning SEND activity

Developed by the team in the Black Country Careers hub this resource uses widgets to raise awareness of different career options for young people with SEND. This resource features in the My Skills My Future programme 

  • Careers Leader
  • Further Education provider
  • Training Provider
  • My Skills My Future
  • Free
  • BM1: A stable Careers Programme
  • BM3: Addressing the needs of each pupil
  • BM4: Linking curriculum learning to careers
  • BM5: Encounters with Employers and Employees
  • Key stage 3
  • Key stage 4
  • Further education and skills
  • Information booklets/sheets
  • Lesson plans
  • Presentations
  • Transition
  • SEND

Explore Apprenticeships – Free Online Course

Created in partnership with The Careers & Enterprise Company, #ExploreApprenticeships is a free online course supporting young people wanting to learn more about apprenticeships as a career path.

  • Careers Leader
  • Education Leader
  • Further Education provider
  • Training Provider
  • Ahead Of The Game 2022
  • Free
  • BM1: A stable Careers Programme
  • BM2: Learning from Career and Labour Market Information
  • BM3: Addressing the needs of each pupil
  • BM4: Linking curriculum learning to careers
  • BM7: Encounters with Further and Higher Education
  • BM5: Encounters with Employers and Employees
  • Further education and skills
  • Training
  • Transition
  • Virtual
  • Worksheets

Find an Activity Provider tool

This portal lists organisations that have activities that meet Gatsby Benchmark 5 (encounters with employers and employees) and Benchmark 6 (experience of workplaces)

  • Careers Leader
  • Further Education provider
  • Training Provider
  • Volunteer
  • Costed
  • BM5: Encounters with Employers and Employees
  • BM6: Experiences of the workplace
  • Key stage 3
  • Key stage 4
  • Further education and skills
  • Presentations
  • Training
  • Transition
  • Virtual
  • SEND

In Apprenticeships – Free Online Course

Created in partnership with The Careers & Enterprise Company, #InApprenticeships is a free online course supporting young people currently in apprenticeships. Apprentices can complete this standalone course to build confidence and understanding during their career journey

  • Careers Leader
  • Further Education provider
  • Training Provider
  • Ahead Of The Game 2022
  • Free
  • BM1: A stable Careers Programme
  • BM2: Learning from Career and Labour Market Information
  • BM3: Addressing the needs of each pupil
  • BM4: Linking curriculum learning to careers
  • BM5: Encounters with Employers and Employees
  • Further education and skills
  • Training
  • Transition
  • Virtual
  • Worksheets

My Skills My Future

This programme has been collated from resources across our partners and network to support young people with SEND under the 2 groups identified in the SEND toolkit. It contains lessons around employability skill development , employer projects and engagement videos all to support young people in their next steps.

  • Careers Leader
  • Further Education provider
  • Training Provider
  • Trust
  • My Skills My Future
  • Free
  • BM1: A stable Careers Programme
  • BM2: Learning from Career and Labour Market Information
  • BM3: Addressing the needs of each pupil
  • BM4: Linking curriculum learning to careers
  • BM5: Encounters with Employers and Employees
  • BM6: Experiences of the workplace
  • BM7: Encounters with Further and Higher Education
  • Key stage 3
  • Key stage 4
  • Further education and skills
  • Audio
  • Information booklets/sheets
  • Lesson plans
  • Presentations
  • Template
  • Training
  • Transition
  • Videos
  • Virtual
  • Worksheets
  • SEND

Social Story: Starting College SEND resource

Developed by the team at the Black Country Careers Hub this resource contains a short social story to support young people with SEND during transition. This resource features in the My Skills My Future programme 

  • Careers Leader
  • Further Education provider
  • Training Provider
  • My Skills My Future
  • Free
  • BM1: A stable Careers Programme
  • BM3: Addressing the needs of each pupil
  • BM7: Encounters with Further and Higher Education
  • Key stage 4
  • Further education and skills
  • Information booklets/sheets
  • Presentations
  • Transition
  • SEND

Support students and key stakeholders to understand all pathways

We have collated key resource and support for you to ensure that all students, staff and parents/carers are informed about and understand all pathways at 16/18. Access these key resources for ‘at a glance’ overviews of key pathways, including technical and vocational routes post 16 and post 18. 

  • Careers Leader
  • Further Education provider
  • Training Provider
  • Ahead Of The Game 2022
  • Free
  • BM7: Encounters with Further and Higher Education
  • BM3: Addressing the needs of each pupil
  • BM1: A stable Careers Programme
  • Key stage 3
  • Key stage 4
  • Further education and skills
  • Guidance
  • Transition
  • SEND

T Levels Resource

T Levels are a brand-new qualification choice that will follow GCSEs and give students a head start towards the career they want. They will suit students who wish to start working towards a skilled occupation, prefer a practical approach to learning and want a predominantly classroom-based course

  • Careers Leader
  • Further Education provider
  • Training Provider
  • Free
  • BM7: Encounters with Further and Higher Education
  • Key stage 3
  • Key stage 4
  • Further education and skills
  • Audio
  • Guidance
  • Parent engagement
  • Information booklets/sheets
  • Presentations
  • Training
  • Transition
  • Videos
  • SEND

YourGamePlan

YourGamePlan is a free online learning platform designed to help young people transition from school to the workplace, and widen their understanding of the career opportunities available to them.

  • Careers Leader
  • Further Education provider
  • Training Provider
  • Free
  • BM3: Addressing the needs of each pupil
  • Key stage 4
  • Further education and skills
  • Information booklets/sheets
  • Transition
  • Videos
  • Virtual
  • Worksheets
  • SEND