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CAREERS GUIDANCE (YEAR 7 – 13)

Wigston Academies Trust provides comprehensive Career, Enterprise, Information, Advice and Guidance (CEIAG) programme. You can expect to receive the following.

7

YEAR 7

• Introducing Careers – What does that mean for me?
• An introduction to different sectors and occupations
• Information about a range of career pathways
• Increase knowledge of different jobs and job roles
• A range of Enterprise activities to develop employability skills

8

YEAR 8

• Focused events to support subject choices when identifying options at end of Year 9
• Developing making ideas of careers a reality
• Understanding of transferable employability skills
• Enterprise activities with local businesses

9

YEAR 9

• Support with subject choices for GCSEs
• Self-assessments – use of online tool – to increase awareness of the Range of opportunities available
• Develop transferable employability skills
• Consideration of 6th Form, Further Education and Apprenticeships – Pathways for Post 16.
• Work shadowing – to experience the world of work

10

YEAR 10

• Work Experience
• Careers trips, including The World Skills Show at the NEC
• Producing a CV linked to career aspirations
• Develop Interview skills
• Increased awareness of options at the end of Year 11 

11

YEAR 11

• Attend a range of Careers Events and Trips
• An introduction to and use of UCAS Progress (The application process for all post 16 pathways)
• Apprenticeship support
• Practice interviews with local employers
• Developing employability skills 

12

YEAR 12

• UCAS (Application process for Universities & Higher level apprenticeships)
• Work Experience
• Increase apprenticeship understanding a application support
• Developing employability skills through exposure to local businesses

13

YEAR 13

• Continued support with UCAS applications for University and also Higher Apprenticeships
• If university isn’t for you, understand different opportunities available and support with employability skills development
• Careers trips and events
• Careers networking with a range of local and national businesses
• Working with a range of local employers to identify skills required for interviews and a range of different careers