Webinars for school leavers

Date: 22nd July 2020
Category: Education, including vocational education


These webinars aim to support children and young people take their next steps after school and offer career advice on a range of topics including college and university applications, online or phone interviews and labour market information.

Episode 1: ‘How your careers adviser can help you’ includes discussions on:

  • Coping with your emotions in the current situation 
  • Career management skills 
  • Positive actions you can take 
  • Looking to the future 

Episode 2: ‘Interview hints and tips’ explores:

  • Different types of interview
  • Top tips and techniques
  • Phone and video interviews
  • Confidence boosting tips

Episode 3: ‘Applying for college’ talks about:

  • Why you might go to college
  • What going to college is like
  • How to create a college application
  • Funding that's available to you
  • Where college can lead you

Episode 4: ‘University’ covers:

  • UCAS and UCAS Extra
  • Clearing and Clearing Plus
  • Student funding and money matters
  • SDS results helpline

Episode 5: ‘Employment and the labour market’ encompasses:

  • Introduction to the labour market
  • Essential skills
  • Apprenticeships
  • How to apply for employment opportunities 
  • Creating a CV
  • Useful tools and resources

Listen to the webinar series here.