Presentation on theme: "INFORMATION FOR STUDENTS PLANNING YOUR FUTURE. The Skills Show Experience forms part of the European Social Fund Technical Assistance project, awarded."— Presentation transcript:
The Skills Show Experience forms part of the European Social Fund Technical Assistance project, awarded to the Skills Funding Agency to promote the European Social Fund. In addition, the programme is co-funded by the Skills Funding Agency to deliver the National Careers Service at the events. Working in partnership with The Skills Show premier sponsors City & Guilds, the Edge Foundation and Premier Colleges, The Skills Show Experience provides young people with opportunities to discover what they are good at and what they enjoy, through interactive activities and experiences helping shape their futures and transform their lives.
RAPID ECONOMIC & TECHNOLOGICAL CHANGES INCREASING COMPETITION FOR JOBS UNIVERSITY OR WORK-BASED TRAINING? FINANCIAL CONSIDERATIONS AVAILABILITY OF APPRENTICESHIPS & HIGHER APPRENTICESHIPS MORE DEMAND FOR HIGHLY SKILLED WORK, BUT FEWER OPPORTUNITIES FOR UNSKILLED WORK EMPLOYERS WANT PEOPLE WITH EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS & RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE OPPORTUNITIES FOR WORK AND STUDY ABROAD QUALITY OF CAREERS INFORMATION, ADVICE & GUIDANCE
EMPLOYMENT WITH TRAINING EMPLOYER-FUNDED EDUCATION COURSE AT COLLEGE COURSE IN POST 16 CENTRE APPRENTICESHIP HIGHER APPRENTICESHIP SELF-EMPLOYMENT GAP YEAR / VOLUNTEERING HIGHER EDUCATION (UNIVERSITY)
PERSONAL PREPARATION & PLANNING IS THE KEY TO SUCCESS
8 DIFFERENT PROGRESSION ROUTES WORKSHOP PRESENTATIONS
HIGHER EDUCATION Is the university route right for you? How do you conduct effective HE research? APPRENTICESHIPS Could an Advanced or Higher Apprenticeship route to highly skilled and professional work be the right route for you? YOUR FUTURE CAREER What does the West of England jobs market look like now and what will it look like in the future? VOLUNTARY WORK & GAP YEARS How can you develop essential skills through volunteering and a gap year? GUTS, GRIT & GLORY The secrets of surviving the world’s toughest race (and other life stories). OXBRIDGE Could Britain’s top universities be for you? How do you get in? ALTERNATIVES TO UNIVERSITY - CAREERPILOT EXPLAINS YOUR CHOICES How do you make effective use of online tools to investigate and plan your next steps? STARTING YOUR OWN BUSINESS How do you develop your entrepreneurial skills and turn your ideas into a successful business?
PROFESSIONAL CAREERS INFORMATION ADVICE & GUIDANCE IN THE CAREERS GUIDANCE ZONE
UWE EXHIBITION & CONFERENCE CENTRE TUESDAY 3 MARCH
HAVE A GO AT A RANGE OF DIFFERENT WORK SKILLS ACTIVITIES
CONFIRMATION OF TRANSPORT ARRANGEMENTS YOUR COPY OF THE STUDENT BOOKLET A LIST OF THE ORGANISATIONS ATTENDING AN EVENT FLOORPLAN EMPLOYMENT ZONES INFORMATION AN OPPORTUNITY TO DECIDE WHICH ZONES TO VISIT A CHANCE TO CHOOSE WORKSHOP PRESENTATIONS AN INVITATION & LEAFLET FOR YOUR PARENTS IN ADVANCE OF THE EVENT YOU WILL GET...
WORK HARD AND GET GOOD RESULTS DEVELOP A WIDE RANGE OF RELEVANT SKILLS GET RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE RESEARCH ALTERNATIVE PROGRESSION ROUTES UPDATE YOUR CV AND PERSONAL STATEMENT MAKE USE OF THE HELP THAT’S AVAILABLE MAKE A (DETAILED, REALISTIC AND COHERENT) PLAN HAVE A PLAN B (YOU MIGHT NEED ONE) MAKE GOOD USE OF THE OPPORTUNITIES AT AMBITIONS+