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 promote awareness of and engagement with the Gatsby Benchmarks.

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Sector Share

The sector page to support  training providers around careers education 

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Training Provider resources

Amazing Apprenticeships: ASK offer brochure 2020/21

The ASK programme (Apprenticeships Support and Knowledge for Schools and Colleges) continues to offer every educational establishment in England with students in years 10 – 13 access to a free, bespoke support package to transform apprenticeship and vocational education awareness activities so that students, parents and carers, teachers and careers advisers, and governors can be informed about the wonderful opportunities available.

  • Careers Leader
  • Further Education provider
  • Training Provider
  • Free
  • BM2: Learning from Career and Labour Market Information
  • BM3: Addressing the needs of each pupil
  • BM7: Encounters with Further and Higher Education
  • Key stage 4
  • Further education and skills
  • Employer engagement
  • Parent engagement
  • Information booklets/sheets

Amazing Apprenticeships: Guess the Employer (Quiz)

Amazing Apprenticeships has created a quiz to challenge the individual’s knowledge of apprenticeship employers. The quiz helps individuals to find out more about apprenticeship schemes from some of the country’s top apprenticeship employers, providing more insight and encouraging self-research

  • Careers Leader
  • Further Education provider
  • Training Provider
  • Free
  • BM2: Learning from Career and Labour Market Information
  • BM5: Encounters with Employers and Employees
  • BM7: Encounters with Further and Higher Education
  • Key stage 3
  • Key stage 4
  • Further education and skills
  • Employer engagement
  • Parent engagement
  • Evaluation/impact measurement tool
  • Virtual

Discover Creative Careers

Funded by DCMS and led by industry, the Discover Creative Careers website is an online portal packed with information, resources, events to help young people explore roles in the creative industries, starting with an interactive careers finder tool connecting to more than 520 job profiles and an opportunity directory of events, resources, skills competitions, virtual work experience and more

  • Careers Leader
  • Further Education provider
  • Training Provider
  • Free
  • BM4: Linking curriculum learning to careers
  • BM5: Encounters with Employers and Employees
  • BM6: Experiences of the workplace
  • Key stage 3
  • Key stage 4
  • Further education and skills
  • Employer engagement
  • Information booklets/sheets
  • Lesson plans
  • Videos
  • Virtual

Finding Your Futures

Developed by the National SEND Employment Forum these videos are aimed at introducing learners with special educational needs and disabilities (although they are not exclusive to this group) to an array of jobs and sectors

  • Careers Leader
  • Further Education provider
  • Training Provider
  • Free
  • BM5: Encounters with Employers and Employees
  • BM3: Addressing the needs of each pupil
  • Key stage 3
  • Key stage 4
  • Further education and skills
  • Employer engagement
  • Videos
  • SEND

FutureGoals Spotlight resource

Students will work in small teams to complete a wide range of tasks in order to stage the biggest and best festival ever! Working alongside leading practitioners, a series of free resources, lesson plans, films and activities have been created to bust the myths surrounding careers in the creative sector and provide a wider understanding of the less traditional, yet in-demand, roles.

  • Careers Leader
  • Further Education provider
  • Training Provider
  • Free
  • BM4: Linking curriculum learning to careers
  • BM5: Encounters with Employers and Employees
  • BM3: Addressing the needs of each pupil
  • BM2: Learning from Career and Labour Market Information
  • Key stage 3
  • Key stage 4
  • Employer engagement
  • Lesson plans
  • Presentations
  • Videos
  • Virtual
  • Worksheets
  • SEND

HOSW mentoring programme

Raise aspirations and improve personal development within students by using this mentoring programme, which has been developed by the Heart of the South West (HOTSW).    

  • Careers Leader
  • Further Education provider
  • Training Provider
  • Volunteer
  • Free
  • BM5: Encounters with Employers and Employees
  • Employer engagement
  • Information booklets/sheets

Hailsham Community College case study

Hailsham Community College in East Sussex is using a student-designed logo to promote its careers activity and the role of careers champions in departments. The light bulb image has been turned into a window sticker for local businesses to advertise their support for the school. The graphic appears on teachers’ lanyards, identifying staff who are “Careers Champions”.  The design is also used to highlight careers content in lessons, in communications to parents and when branding events.

  • Careers Leader
  • Further Education provider
  • Training Provider
  • Trust
  • Free
  • BM5: Encounters with Employers and Employees
  • BM6: Experiences of the workplace
  • BM4: Linking curriculum learning to careers
  • Employer engagement
  • Information booklets/sheets

Imagen experience

This resource provides 16-25-year-olds with valuable insight into the marketing world – along with opportunities to gain paid work experience.

  • Careers Leader
  • Further Education provider
  • Training Provider
  • Free
  • BM5: Encounters with Employers and Employees
  • BM6: Experiences of the workplace
  • Work experience (1-2 week block)
  • Workplace visits
  • BM3: Addressing the needs of each pupil
  • Aspiration raising
  • Further education and skills
  • Employer engagement

Innovation Challenge

Learn about the design, process and implementation of The Doncaster Innovation Challenge – an inter-school competition aimed at meeting Gatsby Benchmarks 4 and 5.

  • Careers Leader
  • Training Provider
  • Free
  • BM5: Encounters with Employers and Employees
  • BM2: Learning from Career and Labour Market Information
  • BM4: Linking curriculum learning to careers
  • Key stage 3
  • Key stage 4
  • Further education and skills
  • Employer engagement
  • Lesson plans
  • Presentations
  • Template
  • SEND

Journey/roadmap

Make sure everyone knows which way you’re heading: ensure all stakeholders understand your careers programme by using these templates to present it in a visual way.

  • Careers Leader
  • Further Education provider
  • Training Provider
  • Trust
  • Free
  • BM1: A stable Careers Programme
  • BM3: Addressing the needs of each pupil
  • Key stage 3
  • Key stage 4
  • Further education and skills
  • Employer engagement
  • Parent engagement
  • Information booklets/sheets
  • Template
  • SEND

Key worker Activities

Developed by the team at Inspiring Worcestershire Careers Hub this resource focuses on Key Workers 

  • Careers Leader
  • Further Education provider
  • Training Provider
  • Free
  • BM2: Learning from Career and Labour Market Information
  • BM4: Linking curriculum learning to careers
  • BM7: Encounters with Further and Higher Education
  • Key stage 3
  • Key stage 4
  • Employer engagement
  • Lesson plans
  • Worksheets

LLEP Employer Engagement Guide

Developed by the Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership the purpose of this guide is to help your school or college to build long-lasting relationships with local businesses to enhance the interventions your students receive throughout their time at your establishment.

  • Careers Leader
  • Employer
  • Further Education provider
  • Training Provider
  • Free
  • BM5: Encounters with Employers and Employees
  • BM6: Experiences of the workplace
  • Key stage 3
  • Key stage 4
  • Further education and skills
  • Employer engagement
  • Information booklets/sheets
  • SEND