Careers Advice & Resources

Students have access to a range of support and guidance to help them plan their progression beyond Sir John Deane's

Working with us

At the College we regularly engage with a wide host of businesses and universities through events such as the Higher Education Day, mock interviews, workshops, online seminars and as guest speakers. We welcome any opportunity to work with employers and institutions. If you would like to work with us and link with the College as part of the career programme please contact our Careers Lead, Stephanie Dean via email at dean_s@sjd.ac.uk

 

Useful Resources for Students

 

 

Start profile is an excellent careers platform used by our students to monitor the progress and engagement with careers education in order to fine tune their career choice based on their likes and interests. The website also provides information on the current labour market and job demographics.

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UCAS supports young people making post-16 choices, as well as those applying for undergraduate and postgraduate courses. It also allows students to take various careers quizzes to allow them to fine-tune their options.

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For current apprenticeship vacancies and information, visit the UK government website.

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An informative careers website for students, parents and teachers. With advice on career options after A Level, helping make the right University choices, information on school leavers schemes and higher apprenticeships.

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For a library of videos on a wide range of careers from accountancy to animal care, visit icloud.

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For information, advice and guidance to help you make decisions on learning, training and work.

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Labour Market Information

Receiving good labour market information (LMI) helps students to make a good decision about their future.

LMI can help people identify the skills they might require in the future. Even within familiar occupations, job tasks and job titles change and develop as products and technology change and develop. People need to be aware of how easy or hard it will be to get into their chosen career. They also benefit from accurate LMI about pay levels, job security and local prospects which they need to consider if they are to make realistic and informed career decisions. LMI can help people broaden their aspirations to include similar occupational areas in the event that their first choice not possible or not available in their area.

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