Careers at ASCHC in partnership with C&K Careers

The College offers a broad range of opportunities as part of our careers education, information, advice and guidance programme.

Chat

Chat, a new service from C&K Careers for 13-24 year olds and their parents

We understand times are unsettling, so we’ll support you to figure out your next steps.

Whether it’s your future, college, apprenticeships, your options or something else… You can get information, advice, support and guidance on the phone, by email or Facebook chat from careers advisers. Monday to Friday 9am- 5pm and Thursday 9am – 8pm.

Call 01484 213856

Email chat@ckcareers.org.uk

Facebook @CKCareers

www.ckcareersonline.org.uk

Careers Programme

Careers Policy Documents

Careers Policy

Provider Access Policy

Published careers policies, programme and information will be reviewed in September 2023.

Careers Calendar

Statement of Learner Entitlement

Careers Information

There are lots of websites to help with careers researching – try https://ck.mydirections.co.uk/ for free careers information and links to many other sites. All students have a login, please ask the Careers Adviser if you don’t know yours. There are also tips and templates for making a CV and cover letter and an apprenticeship vacancy search.

For Job Profiles, Labour Market Information and ideas of careers in different industries, try https://icould.com, www.prospects.ac.uk and www.nationalcareers.service.gov.uk

C&K Careers offers a vacancy matching service for Year 11 students looking for apprenticeships or jobs with training. See the Careers Adviser in school to get registered for this. Apprenticeship vacancies can be found at https://www.gov.uk/apply-apprenticeship and https://ck.mydirections.co.uk/vacancies

The C&K Careers and Kirklees Council project Works Better will support Year 11 job seekers in the Kirklees area finding and sustaining apprenticeships and employment. The Careers Adviser will make referrals to the programme as appropriate. For more information please see http://www.worksbetter.co.uk/

You can see detailed course information for local schools and colleges at:

www.greenhead.ac.uk

www.huddnewcoll.ac.uk

www.kirkleescollege.ac.uk

http://www.studio-school.org.uk/

https://home.shelleycollege.org/sixth-form

https://www.mirfieldcollege.co.uk/

https://www.brighouse.calderdale.sch.uk/journey/post16

These local training providers have apprenticeship vacancies for school leavers: –

http://nationalbusinesscollege.co.uk/

https://www.citytraining.org.uk/

https://woodspeen.co.uk

https://www.kirkleescollege.ac.uk/apprenticeships/

Employers

We are keen to involve employers in our careers education programme. We regularly have employers in school for mock interviews, assemblies or workshops to small groups of targeted students. If you are an employer and would like to be involved in our programme, please contact Ben Smith on 01484 242789 or ben.smith@ckcareers.org.uk to discuss how we can work together.

Parents and Carers

Helping with careers advice and navigating the different opportunities post 16 can be confusing for parents, so the Careers Adviser attends Year 9 Options Evening and Year 10 and 11 Parents’ Evenings to help answer any questions.

General advice and support is available at https://ckcareersonline.org.uk/parents-and-carersand https://careermap.co.uk/careermag/

Apprenticeship Info for Parents: Apprenticeship Pack for Parents – November 2022

Help support your child with future decisions: Futuregoals

If parents and carers have any careers or progression related enquiries they are welcome to contact Ben at any time on 01484 242789 or ben.smith@ckcareers.org.uk

Careers Staff

Michael Doherty | Careers Leader | mdoherty@aschc.com
Ben Smith | C&K Careers Adviser | ben.smith@ckcareers.org.uk | Tel: 01484 242789    
Julian Smith | Governor link for careers

Upcoming Events

College Open Days

C&K Careers News for Calderdale and Kirklees

The Kirklees E-Prospectus and Application System

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