Adviza

WHO ARE ADVIZA?

 

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Adviza work in partnership with our school to provide careers information, advice and guidance for all students.

Adviza run a series of webinars and events for parents and students throughout the year and access to these are available by using the school's login details. We feel sure that many of you will find these webinars useful.

Adviza Calendar

POST 16 COLLEGE OPEN DATES 2021-22

You can find local college Open Days here for this academic year – additional dates for some colleges may be added later. Check websites before attending in case details have changed.

USEFUL WEBSITES

Careers Research

eCLIPS - provides information on over 1400 different job roles, a Career Wizard tool, and useful information to help you make education and career choices

National Careers Service - website carries hundreds of job profiles

icould - features over 1,000 short videos of people talking about their jobs, plus career articles

Careers Gateway - gives links to specific careers websites relating to different job roles

UCAS allows you to explore different jobs and pathways

Personality and aptitude assessments

Buzz Test - short test that analyses your personality to see which job might suit you (suitable for years 7-9)

16 Personalities - test that analyses your personality type

Morrisby Online Assessment - assesses your aptitudes, motivations, preferences and interests, and matches these to qualifications and careers which may suit you (suitable for years 10-13)

Choosing GCSE options

eCLIPS - go to the 'Education' section for information and advice on GCSEs and options after year 8/9

icould - guide to choosing GCSE options

BBC Bitesize - article on GCSE options

Post 16 options

eCLIPS - go to the 'Education' section for information and advice on further education

UCAS - information and advice on post-16 education and training options

A Levels: 

Future Finder - a tool to help you decide which A levels to do, based on a range of factors including your personality and current career ideas: http://futurefinder.yourlife.org.uk

Informed Choices - helps you understand which A level subjects open up different degree courses, particularly at Russell Group universities

The Uni Guide and SACU - generate course ideas by matching A level/level 3 subject choices with degree options

Apprenticeships:

National Apprenticeship Service - for information about apprenticeships in England, and to search for vacancies

Amazing Apprenticeshipsoverview of Apprenticeshipsvacancy snapshotTime to Apply 

College:

GOV.UK - advice on further education courses and funding 

The Student Room - guide to further education and advice before starting college 

All About School Leavers - article on 'Should I go to College?'

T Levels:

GOV.UK - Government guide to T Levels

Amazing Apprenticeships - guide to T Levels

Work experience and volunteering:

Amazing Apprenticeships - advice on traineeships 

National Careers Service - types of work experience 

Get my first job - information and advice on work experience

Post 18 options

Aspire Guide - information and advice for sixth formers

Prospects - information for students and graduates

Student Ladder - information and opportunities for sixth formers

Not Going To Uni - alternatives to university

eCLIPS - go to the 'Education' section for information and advice on post 18 choices

University:

UCAS - details on applying, a course search facility, information on entry requirements and links to HE institution sites. You can also get expert advice from UCAS advisers on: Twitter and Facebook  

Target Careers - advice on applying for university

The Uni Guide - search and compare UK degree courses and universities

Higher and degree apprenticeships:

National Apprenticeship Service - for information about apprenticeships in England and to search for vacancies

Amazing Apprenticeshipsoverview of Apprenticeshipsvacancy snapshotTime to Apply 

Gap years:

Year Out Group – an association of leading year out programme providers. The Group promotes good practice. Their website has advice for those seeking structured, year out opportunities and gives links to members' websites

The Year in Industry – the website has information about the scheme for students, lists placement vacancies and allows you to apply online

BUNAC - work, internships and volunteering in Canada, the USA, Australia, New Zealand and Japan

gapwork.comReal Gap Experiencegapforce - some of the websites providing useful information on planning your gap year and opportunities in the UK and overseas

Working and volunteering:

Amazing Apprenticeships - advice on traineeships 

National Careers Service - types of work experience 

Get my first job - information and advice on work experience