Your school is committed to providing a planned programme of careers education throughout the full 5 years. Careers education is embedded into our Life Skills curriculum across years 7 to 11.
You will have access to impartial and independent careers advice via Halton Careers Education Service and to local employers.
We aim to prepare you for life beyond school by getting you to think about where you fit in to the world of work through activities, such as:
Try some of these careers quizzes, to see what might be the career of your dreams:
Apprenticeships are real jobs that allow you to earn a wage while you learn. They can take between 1 and 5 years to complete, depending on the level.
A T Level is a nationally-recognised qualification for 16 to 19-year-olds that takes 2 years to complete. Leading businesses and employers helped design T Levels to give you the knowledge and skills you need. They’re roughly equal to 3 A levels.
A skills development programme for 16 to 24-year olds. It includes an unpaid work placement and is designed to help you get ready for an apprenticeship.
VTQs are practical qualifications for over 16s. They’re designed to help you get the skills you need to start your career or go on to higher levels of education.
Subject-based qualifications usually assessed by exams. They can lead to further study, training or work. You usually study A levels over 2 years. Most students choose 3 subjects to study but you can take more or fewer.
Higher education is the name for qualifications and courses you can take after 18. It includes diplomas, foundation years, bachelor degrees and more.
HTQs are technical qualifications that employers have helped develop so you can get the right training and skills you need to succeed at work.
An unpaid work-based study programme that usually lasts for one year. It includes an extended work placement that lasts for at least 6 months. You’ll take the first step from education into the workplace while gaining the skills you need to get a paid job.
Some companies offer school leaver schemes to young people who have completed A levels. The schemes allow you to learn and train with a large company while earning a wage.
Read through this booklet to learn all about transitions into GCSE, and onto post 16 choices.
Creating Careers allows students to explore the exciting and interesting career pathways Liverpool City Region has to offer.
This workbook will help you work through how to budget when living independently.
This booklet will help you with study skills, revision techniques and essay writing.
Halton Local Authority Local Offer to support with transition after secondary school.
Russell Group universities are committed to the highest levels of academic excellence in both teaching and research.
At U-Explore we have a simple belief that careers information, advice and guidance has to be far more relevant, engaging and purposeful for young people.
We provide application services across a range of subject areas and modes of study for UK higher education providers.
Swarm connects entrepreneurial young people with business owners. Our young people work through a Level 3 enterprise apprenticeship and apply their learning to make money for the small business.
The National Careers Service provides information, advice and guidance to help you make decisions on learning, training and work opportunities. The service offers confidential and impartial advice.
The team at GoCompare has put together a report that reveals the riskiest jobs in the UK, seeing how dangerous each industry is and how much it costs the business.
EtonX provide a variety of online courses for all students, whether preparing for sixth form, or for higher education or the workplace.
|Halton Careers Service||Elevate||University of Liverpool||Edge Hill University||University of Chester|
|Cronton and Riverside College||St Helens College||Ask Apprenticeships||Army||Navy|
|RAF||Halton Local Authority-Planning Dept||Reeseheath||Myerscough College||Priestly College|
|Balfour Beatty||British Army||Cheshire Constabulary||Daresbury Laboratory||David Campbell Football Academy|
|Dunky’s Day Nursery||Emovis||AcademyHUSCO International Ltd||Jarvis Training Management Ltd||Keltbray Rail|
|LCR Apprenticeship Hub||LIPA||Liverpool Hope University||Liverpool John Moores University||NHS|
|Progress to Excellence||Sainsbury’s Argos||Telefonica O2||Total People||TTE|
|Warrington & Vale Royal College||Various other Employers and Providers|