CAREERS at WESTWOOD COLLEGE

 

CAREERS PROGRAMME

During their time at Westwood College, students will take part in a careers programme in tutor time, assemblies and off-timetable events to enable them to make an informed decision about their future.

To find out more about our Careers Programme at Westwood, you can speak to:

The linked document below provides an overview of how Westwood is striving to meet the Gatsby Career Benchmarks, thereby ensuring that students in all years have access to high-quality career guidance to make informed decisions about their futures: https://compass.careersandenterprise.co.uk/shared/U5Umg0yUpc2L9331WZrczrder3RLewZY

 

ADVICE for PARENTS (and STUDENTS)

To help parents and carers steer their children through the confusing world of careers choices, take a look at this Parents & Carers eBook. This guide has it all – from university and apprenticeships to work experience and gap years.

The START careers website offers valuable information and guidance on future career pathways: https://www.startprofile.com

 

LABOUR MARKET INFORMATION

Did you know that Energy, Manufacturing and Health & Social Care are growing areas of employment in our area? Take a look at the latest Labour Market Information (LMI) for Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire.

 

PARTNER EMPLOYERS

Westwood work closely with a number of local employers to enhance the experiences offered to our students:

F.Ball and Co. Ltd. https://www.f-ball.com/en/

Ornua Foods Ltd. http://www.ornuafoods.co.uk/

 

CAREERS POLICY

Careers and Education Guidance Policy

 

USEFUL LINKS

Leek Federation Sixth Form: https://wwc.ttlt.org.uk/sixth-form/

Buxton and Leek College: https://www.blc.ac.uk/

Stoke on Trent College: https://www.stokecoll.ac.uk/

NSCG Newcastle College: https://nscg.ac.uk/

Reaseheath College: www.reaseheath.ac.uk

 

National Apprenticeships website: https://www.gov.uk/apply-apprenticeship

Juniper Training: Virtual Open Day  www.junipertraining.co.uk

PM Training:  https://www.pmtraining.org.uk/

Careermap apprenticeships & jobs: https://careermap.co.uk/

 

Careers advice for Year 11: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NrJhf57SBp0&feature=youtu.be

Careers advice for Year 13: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BUTZs109uHI&feature=youtu.be

 

Entrust Education Services: https://entrust.education/

Careers Education Council (CEC): https://www.careersandenterprise.co.uk/

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