Careers

Students are supported throughout their time at Iveshead in accessing careers advice and information.  This is through a number of initiatives such as attending careers fairs and participating in experience days.  A full breakdown of our careers provision is available to view here.

Our Provider Access Statement is available to view here.

Careers Lead – Miss Sophie McNally smcnally@ivesheadschool.org

 

Events

Ford & Slater are holding an open evening for their heavy vehicle repair DAF apprenticeship scheme on Thursday March 12, 6.00pm to 7.30pm at their premises on Hazel Drive, Braunstone Town, Leicester, LE3 2JG. The open evenings are free to attend for anyone year 9 and up, who will meet current apprentices, trained technicians, and get a tour of the premises. To book, please ask students to email their name and current school or college to: lsursham@fordandslater.co.uk
Parents and guardians are welcome, but very young children will not be allowed into the workshop. Ford & Slater also have opportunities in parts sales, vehicle body repair and vehicle painting.

 

Resources

Here are some websites and resources which students will find helpful and of interest:

www.nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk – offers impartial advice on CV writing, career routes and access to specialist careers advisors.

 

www.ucas.com – information regarding Higher Education.  You can research courses and entry requirements.

 

www.apprenticeships.org.uk – lots of information on apprenticeships, vacancies are also posted here.

 

www.prospects.ac.uk – graduate careers information and vacancies.

 

www.notgoingtouni.co.uk – information on alternatives to full-time Higher Education.

 

www.nhscareers.nhs.uk/ – NHS Careers. Lots of information on the different careers within the NHS.

 

http://recruit.college.police.uk – Lots of information on the different careers in the Police.