Waterfront UTC is committed to providing good quality, impartial information, advice and guidance to every student throughout their school career. We ensure that students come in to contact with employers to encourage students to aspire, make good choices and understand what they need to do to reach and succeed in the careers to which they aspire to.
CEIAG (Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance) is designed to prepare students for life, by providing the knowledge, understanding, confidence and skills that they need to make informed choices and plans for their future learning and career. Our CEIAG programme provides activities appropriate to age and need; it aims to provide students with the best possible foundation on which to base not only their post-16 choices following Year 11, but also their options choices for GCSE subjects in Year 9.
Our Careers Co-Ordinator
The role of the Careers Co-Ordinator is to assist all students in ensuring that they are able to make an informed choice about their next steps when thinking about their careers.
This will happen in a number of ways to include:
- Employer Partner Assemblies
- Careers sessions incorporated in the PSHE Company Time
- Meeting employers at Careers Fairs
- Arranging trips and visits
- Work Experience at Year 10 and Year 12
- Guest speakers
- Careers Weeks and National Apprenticeship Week activities
- Careers Interviews for Year 11 and Year 13 students
- UCAS Application Support
- Apprenticeship Application Support
- Interview Techniques
- Job Search
We have a number of dedicated pages on this website for careers guidance, including a look into potential careers available to you, the career programmes we have on offer, guidance on interviews and CVs, and a guide to UCAS. These are accessible by using the menu on the right, or by clicking the links below:
Labour Market Information
Careerometer can be used to explore and compare key information about occupations, help you learn about different occupations and identify potential careers.
It provides access to a selection of UK headline data relating to pay, weekly hours of work and future employment prospects for different occupations, as well as description of the occupation.
Simply type in the title of the job you are interested in and the widget provides a series of options from which you can select the most relevant to you. You can then look up another two occupations and compare. You can also select ‘display the UK average’ and compare the information with the occupation you have selected.
Kudos is a piece of Careers Software that will give you all the information you need to make important decisions about future careers and what subjects, courses and training you can do to reach your career destination.
If you are unsure of what careers you might be interested in, Kudos can give ideas based on what you like and dislike. You can also discover what careers your subjects can lead to.
Packed with information on what employers are looking for, what you can earn and what qualifications you’ll need, Kudos is your passport to exploring your future.