BM1 Guide

The resource is 4 ppt slides that provide a key overview, guidance templates and examples of practice.

This resource can be accessed by Careers Leaders to work towards Benchmark 1 and by Enterprise Co-ordinators as inspiration to be tailored locally for your Communities of Practice.

Each slide aligns to elements of BM1:

  • Building a Strategic Plan
  • Developing a Stable and Progressive Careers Programme
  • Presenting your Careers Programme to Key Stakeholders
  • Evaluating your Careers Programme


  • Careers Leader
  • Further Education provider
  • Training Provider
  • Trust
  • Volunteer
  • Free
  • BM1: A stable Careers Programme
  • Careers Programme
  • Evaluation of careers programme
  • Staff training
  • Key stage 3
  • Key stage 4
  • Further education and skills
  • Information booklets/sheets
  • SEND