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2 Roll up Roll up all the fun of the fair. Think about: Where are you now? Where do you want to be? How are you going to get there? Be well informed come to the fair ….. because life isn t fair

3 Don t let your life be a Rollercoaster ride..Take control Career Planning is: Knowing your skills and qualities Knowing what s out there Knowing how to make a choice Knowing what could stop you

4 Don t wait to bump into your perfect job. Type of decision MakerHabitsPros and Cons Impulsive Tends to panic and gets anxious Grabs the first opportunity without checking it out Emotional See's something and decides on it Doesn't really look into things carefully before deciding Hesitant Worries endlessly in order to make the 'right decisionThis often leads to making no decision Avoidant Just hopes that if they ignore it long enough it will go awayPostpones decisions, leaving it too late Fatalistic Tend to wait and see what happens, leaves things up to chance Often ends up with things that are not their choice Compliant Tends to go along with what other people want them to do Does not want to upset people so is not assertive about their own choices Rational Tends to make choices based on an honest assessment of their current situation and choices Weighs up the pros and cons and makes the best decision they can.

5 Don t get a shock- know your local job market Trends: Global competition, Science and Technology changing rapidly, Increasing numbers of skilled jobs, Changing population structure, Changes to employment conditions increasing temporary and short term contracts In the South West the most common employment areas for students are; Administration, Commerce, Hospitality, Leisure, Caring professions, Retail, Science and technology, Tourism, Uniformed Services In the present climate it is hard to predict trends- Be labour market aware and keep your eye on the local and national press. Growth Areas are predicted to be; Agriculture, Community & Care,, Transport & Communication, Leisure Occupations, Personal Services, Culture & Media

6 Take the plunge talk to the experts At the Careers fair there will be over 40 stands with; Local employers National employers Employment agencies Universities Volunteering organisations Work based learning opportunities National organisations representing their own industries e.g. Construction Industry Training Board Plan your time, plan your questions, they are here to help

7 Access to Higher Education This is a starting point - look at the full list of exhibitors Bath Spa University University of the West of England - Bristol (UWE) Bournemouth University Buckinghamshire New University University of Wales Institute Cardiff (UWIC) University of Glamorgan University of Gloucestershire University of Wales - Newport Oxford Brookes University Oxford Brookes - Swindon Campus (Adult Nursing) Portsmouth University Southampton University – School of Nursing and Midwifery Southampton Solent University Swansea Metropolitan University Winchester School of Art University of Worcester Wiltshire College

8 Administration This is a starting point - look at the full list of exhibitors Arc Theatre Army DC Leisure Job Centre Plus Institute of Chartered accountants Leekes Monahans Royal Navy Somerset Skills and Learning Vinspired Wiltshire Council Wiltshire Police Wiltshire College Wiltshire College – Apprenticeships Job Centre Plus

9 Art and Design This is a starting point - look at the full list of exhibitors Arc Theatre Bath Spa University Buckinghamshire New University University of the West of England - Bristol (UWE) Bournemouth University Job Centre Plus University of Wales Institute Cardiff (UWIC) University of Glamorgan University of Gloucestershire Oxford Brookes University University of Portsmouth Paul Spencer Graohic Design (self employed Graphic Designer) Southampton Solent University of Wales- Newport Swansea Metropolitan University Winchester School of art

10 Beauty Therapy/ Hairdressing This is a starting point - look at the full list of exhibitors Lucknam Park Centre Parcs Aspire Arc Theatre Year out organisations Universities e.g. Bournemouth for specialist Make Up courses and Spa management Job Centre Plus Don t forget you could look at other employers offering customer service/reception opportunities e.g. Leekes

11 Business This is a starting point look at the full list of exhibitors Army Bath Spa Bournemouth University DC Leisure Institute of Chartered Accountants Lucknam Park Centre Parcs Monahans (Accountants) Latitude Global Volunteering University of Glamorgan University of Gloucestershire Oxford Brookes University University of Portsmouth Royal Navy & Royal Marines Royal Air Force Somerset Skills and Learning Southampton Solent University Swansea Metropolitan University Vinspired Wiltshire Council Wiltshire College Wiltshire Police University of Worcester Job Centre Plus Year in Industry (see My Careers Online stand)

12 Catering This is a starting point look at the full list of exhibitors Army Bournemouth University Bucks New University Lucknam Park Somerset Skills and Learning Centre Parcs Oxford Brookes University Royal Navy & Royal Marines Royal Air Force University of Wales Institute Cardiff- UWIC Vinspired Wiltshire College Wiltshire College – Apprenticeships Wiltshire County Council Job Centre Plus

13 Computing This is a starting point - look at the full list of exhibitors Army Avon Vale Training Bournemouth University University of Wales institute Cardiff UWIC University of Glamorgan Somerset Skills and Learning Job Centre Plus Monahans University of Gloucestershire Oxford Brookes University University of Portsmouth Royal Navy & Royal Marines Royal Air Force Southampton Solent University Swansea Metropolitan University Wiltshire Council Wiltshire College University of Worcester Vinspired Wiltshire Police Year in Industry (see My Careers Online stand)

14 Construction This is a starting point - look at the full list of exhibitors Army Construction Skills Royal Navy & Royal Marines Royal Air Force Somerset Skills and Learning Stonemasonry at Bath College Green Square Group (Westlea Housing) Centre Parcs Wiltshire Council Wiltshire College Wiltshire College – Apprenticeships Job Centre Plus

15 Engineering This is a starting point look at the full list of exhibitors Army Avon Vale Training Bournemouth University University of Glamorgan Oxford Brookes University Job Centre Plus Engineering Careers.com (see My Careers Online stand) Royal Navy & Royal Marines Royal Air Force University of the West of England - Bristol (UWE) University of Wales Institute Cardiff (UWIC) Wiltshire College Wiltshire Council TH White Year in Industry (see My Careers Online stand)

16 Foundation Studies This is a starting point - look at the full list of exhibitors Army Centre Parcs Connexions DC Leisure Job Centre Plus Leekes Lucknam House Somerset Skills and Learning Vinspired Wiltshire College Wiltshire Council

17 Health and Social Care/Childcare This is a starting point look at the full list of exhibitors Action for Blind People Army Bath Spa University University of Bath Bright Horizons Bucks New University Job Centre Plus UWIC – University of Wales Institute Cardiff Freedom Social Care University of Glamorgan University of Gloucestershire Oxford Brookes - Swindon Campus (Adult Nursing) Richmond Fellowship Royal Navy & Royal Marines Royal Air Force Southampton University – School of Nursing and Midwifery Somerset Care Group University of the West of England - Bristol (UWE) University of Wales Institute Cardiff (UWIC) Vinspired Wiltshire College Wiltshire County Council University of Worcester

18 Media This is a starting point look at the full list of exhibitors Arc Theatre Bath Spa University Bournemouth University Bucks New University University of Wales Institute Cardiff Job Centre Plus University of Glamorgan University of Gloucestershire Lattitude Oxford Brookes University University of the West of England (UWE) University of Wales- Newport University of Portsmouth Southampton Solent University Swansea Metropolitan University Vinspired Wiltshire College Wiltshire Council University of Worcester

19 Motor Vehicle This is a starting point look at the full list of exhibitors Army Avon Vale Training Job Centre Plus Oxford Brookes University UWE- University of the West of England Royal Navy & Royal Marines Royal Air Force Wiltshire College Wiltshire College – Apprenticeships

20 Performing Arts This is a starting point look at the full list of exhibitors Arc Theatre Bath Spa University Bournemouth University Job Centre Plus University of the West of England University of Gloucestershire Lattitude University of Wales- Newport Southampton Solent University Vinspired Wiltshire Council

21 Public Services This is a starting point look at the full list of exhibitors Army Bath Spa University Somerset skills and learning Bournemouth University (Paramedic) Buckinghamshire New University DC Leisure management Job Centre Plus Glamorgan University University of Gloucestershire University of Wales institute Cardiff- UWIC Lattitdue Oxford Brookes University Royal Navy & Royal Marines Royal Air Force Vinspired Wiltshire College Wiltshire Council Wiltshire Police University of Worcester

22 Sport This is a starting point - look at the full list of exhibitors Army Bournemouth University Bucks New University Centre Parcs DC Leisure management University of Glamorgan University of Gloucestershire Job Centre Plus Lattitude Lucknam Park Royal Navy & Royal Marines Royal Air Force University of Wales Institute Cardiff- UWIC Vinspired Wiltshire College Wiltshire Council Wiltshire Police University of Worcester

23 Travel and Tourism This is a starting point - look at the full list of exhibitors Bath Spa Bournemouth University Bucks New University Centre Parcs DC Leisure Ltd University of Gloucestershire Job Centre Plus Leekes Lucknam Park Oxford Brookes University University of the West of England Southampton Solent University University of Wales Institute Cardiff- UWIC Vinspired Wiltshire College Wiltshire Council Don t forget you can look at other employers offering customer service/reception opportunities

24 Guidance Zone Dont zone out! Find it out at the Guidance Zone Career choice Connexions Next Step –Adult Guidance My career online – the College Guidance team Wiltshire College Further and Higher Education courses Wiltshire College Apprenticeships and Work based learning Volunteering Lattitude Vinspired The Arc Theatre Gap years Lattitude Global Volunteering Vinspired Money matters My career online- the College Guidance team Connexions Next Step Student Finance England Shuker Foundation Community First

25 Hook a Winner! Think about the gaps in your understanding Ask the right questions Visit the right stands Have fun at the fair


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