Training Providers

We work closely with sector colleagues and sector bodies to ensure our support is tailored and differentiated to meet your needs.

Sector Share - Click here to access the sector page to support training providers around careers education. 

‘Being able to draw on the work of CEC and its members and partners, and with the focus on Training Providers, has brought some rich ideas and connections that will further enhance the careers’ work in our settings.’ Simon Ashton, Assistant Principal, Nacro


FES Connect

‘FES Connect’ is a national community for Post 16 careers leaders and practitioners, supporting development and sharing of best practice to ensure every learner is supported to find their next best step. 

An opportunity to share examples of what's working well across the country in careers education via online seminars, newsletters showcasing best practice and an FES Connect chat board.

Click here to register.


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Apprenticeship Guide

“Effective Approaches to Careers Guidance for Apprentices” sets out to show how the Gatsby Benchmarks can be an excellent framework for colleges and training providers to create modern, 21st century careers education for apprentices.


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Compass is a free digital product that helps you quickly and easily evaluate your careers provision against the eight Gatsby Benchmarks. 

Compass is available tosecondary schools, special schools, sixth forms, colleges, PRU’s and ITPs in England.

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Making encounters meaningful: support for providers​

This resource is for providers who deliver encounters in schools, special schools and colleges to support students with learning about all pathways.

In the context of the provider access legislation, a provider is an organisation that offers approved technical education qualifications or their representative, for example an FE college or training provider. The purpose of the resource is to enable providers to effectively engage with schools, special schools and colleges to deliver encounters that have an impact on students and are aligned with the institution’s wider careers education programme.​

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Technical Education Pathways Resource

These resources will support you in promoting the wide range of technical education pathways which are available for young people. 

Created in partnership with the Association of Employment and Learning Providers (AELP), these resources are designed to explain the pathways available to young people as well as promoting the wider work of the Training Provider (ITP) sector.

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Careerscope - Hospitality Industry Hub

CareerScope is your one-stop-shop for all things careers in the Hospitality, Leisure and Tourism Industry.

Our mission is to support people from all backgrounds and ages, attract talent towards the industry, and ultimately, promote hospitality as a great place to work.

Whether you’re a teacher or careers advisor, a student, or a job seeker, we have resources, programmes and support available to help you reach your full potential.

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BCS - Tech Careers Quiz

Developed by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT 

Looking to spark excitement about tech careers? Look no further than the BCS careers quiz! It's a fun and interactive way to explore potential career pathways in the tech industry.


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The National Apprenticeship Shows

These FREE to attend events showcase all levels of Apprenticeships, from entry level all the way through to Higher and Degree. This offers visitors the opportunity to engage with each region’s top Employers, Colleges, Universities, and Training Providers in a face-to-face, interactive environment.


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Youth Social Action Toolkit

This toolkit is intended to be simple to use, helping Careers Leaders and others support and develop youth social action. the resource aims to enable more of their young people to be active citizens in their school or college and wider communities.

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Spending Sense - SEND Resource

Developed by Young Enterprise this resource aims to develop young people's understanding of managing their money, making financial decisions, staying safe online and the world of work. 

This is an essential resource as it is specifically designed to ensure that pupils with mild to moderate special educational needs are given the opportunity to develop financial capability. 

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Working with Autism

This resource has been created by Doncaster College and University Centre.

It takes key information from the SPELL Framework developed by The National Autistic Society as a starting point.