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Capgemini Webinars on Employability Skills: 12-29 April 2021
Learnathon is a series of informal one hour webinars for students in Year 11 and above, with a wide range of topics covering market trends/knowledge, key employability skills and career insights.
- Business leadership: Monday 12 April, 3.00 to 4.00pm
- Technology careers: Tuesday 13 April, 11.00 to 12noon
- Technology engineering: Wednesday 21 April, 4.00 to 5.00pm
- Supply chains and you: Thursday 29 April, 4.00 to 5.00pm
To register for an event, please visit the Capgemini website
Shrewsbury Colleges Group Virtual Careers Live: 20 April 2021
Take part in an online event packed with career ideas and gain access to our series of live employer talks.
Open to pupils and students aged 13 to 18, the virtual exhibition hall includes stands from local and national employers, universities and training providers. Visit the SCG dedicated Advice & Guidance Zone for fun and interactive help on finding your way into a career.
Once you have registered for the event, SCG will then keep you up-to-date on their programme of Live Talks with employers and industry experts, which will each specialise in specific sectors such as engineering, professional services and many more.
Upcoming Live Talks
- Tuesday, 20 April 6pm | Professional Services
- Wednesday, 28 April 6pm | Care & Education
- Tuesday, 04 May 6pm | Land, Food & Agriculture
- Wednesday, 12 May 6pm | Creative
- Dates TBC Social Work, Medical & Research
To register, please visit the SCG website
HSBC Webinar on How to be the Best You: 22 Apr 2021
An exploration of the different type of interviews alongside their purposes. This will cover what signs to look for, and also how you can maximise your chances at success. Also includes different tips and tricks from an employer’s perspective to give you an insight into what is looked for.
Register here: Webinar Registration (Zoom)
Shrewsbury Colleges Group Apprenticeship Information Videos
Click on the links below to find out more about apprenticeships as a progression route:
Telford College Events & Support
Telford College is offering the following services to support you with your next steps:
- Apprenticeship workshops – watch YouTube video
- CV workshops – watch YouTube video
- Masterclasses – visit maths masterclass
- VIP tours of the college (after lockdown) – register here
- Careers 1-1 appointments by appointment from September – find out more
For more information, please visit the Telford College website
Telford College Current Apprenticeship Vacancies
Please find Telford College's current apprenticeship vacancies here – download listTelford College is now encouraging students who are interested in an apprenticeship to apply. You will need to complete the application form and send together with a CV, before they can arrange a video interview.
WorldSkills UK Spotlight Talks
Free online events that provide valuable insights into a range of sectors to inspire you to explore technical career routes and apprenticeships.
- Hear from a technical apprentice at the Science Council about what it is like to work within the sciences.
- Hear from the British Esports Association on the exciting vocational career pathways available.
- Hear how an apprenticeship with one of Britain’s leading pharmaceutical companies could kick start your career.
- Hear directly from apprentices across the NHS.
- Plus much more!
If you're unable to watch the talks live, they will also be available on demand after the event.
Free Operating Theatre Live GCSE Science Lessons
Step into the shoes of a real medical student and go into the operating theatre to experience real surgery.
Learn how the organs function and boost your knowledge of how the human body works. An immersive point of view surgical experience like no other.
LIVE on Facebook with QTS Sam Piri every Thursday at 10am.
Find out more here: www.operatingtheatrelive.co.uk
BMet Centre of Excellence Football Academy
Birmingham Metropolitan College (BMet) is a further and higher education college with ten campuses in and around Birmingham.
The BMet Centre of Sporting Excellence (CoSE), based on the outskirts of Kidderminster at Brinton’s Field, is a specialist facility which is home to its football academy that's run in partnership with Kidderminster Harriers Football Club.
It offers great study programmes for 16-18 girls and boys, including:
For more information, please visit the BMet website.
A range of webinars are available on the Unifrog website.
UCAS Virtual Open Events
A range of virtual open events and subject specific presentations are available on the UCAS website.
FREE Careers Guide for Parents and Carers
From university and apprenticeships to work experience, Success at School's careers guide for parents is packed full of advice to help you steer your child through the confusing world of careers choices.
Test Your T Level Knowledge
T Levels are two-year technical courses, designed with employers, to give young people the skills that industries need.
The new qualifications are continuing to roll-out, so it’s important that you understand the basics. Take our short quiz to challenge yourself and see just how much you know about T Levels! Can you score 10 out of 10?