Careers and Work Related Learning


Ms Nicola Bennett coordinates the Careers and Work Related Learning Programme at Clyst Vale. You can contact her by emailing 

Parental advice

The following sites have parental information included but the following site is designed just for parents and gives advice on guiding your child through their carer journey.

https://www.careersadviceforparents.org/

Information for students and families about financial support in Post 16 Education

Your choices at Post 16 may impact on what level of financial support you and your family is entitled to.  For more information, see the Department for Work and Pension (DWP) website:

(What am I) Entitled To : this website allows you to input your details, and then calculates what support you are entitled to.

16-19 Education: Financial Support : a document that sets out some of the financial support available to 16-19 year olds in further education.

Careers pilot

Students use careers pilot form year 8 and the parent zone will give you specific advice about how to guide your child at different times- choices at 14, 16 and 18 as well as up to date information on different career routes.

http://parentzone.careerpilot.org.uk/parent

Apprenticeship advice for parents

The government have produced a very useful guide to apprenticeships and the process of application.

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/a-parents-guide-to-apprenticeships

Since 2015 young people are required to remain in some form of education or training up to the age of 18. Our Independent Careers Adviser, Angie Kibble, is in school on Wednesdays and Thursdays. She will be working with students in Years 11, 12, and 13 to help them look at all their options, including courses at 6th form or college, apprenticeships, and degree courses.

To request an appointment students can either ask their tutors, email , or telephone 01392 461407 extension 245.

Click here to download a flow diagram that shows how to get a placement

Click here to download Work Experience forms 1 and 2

 

Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance at CVCC

Online Careers Resources for Students

Online Careers Resources for Parents