On Wednesday 21st March all of Y10 visited the Skills NW event at Event City. It was the region’s biggest careers, jobs, skills, HE and apprenticeships event to discover what their future holds. It was an opportunity for students to explore a range of careers options, talk to employer’s, find out about college courses, meet apprentices, universities and get hands-on with activities and challenges.
At GCHQ, we use cutting-edge technology to protect the UK against a range of cyber threats. We’re looking for technically savvy and motivated individuals to join our BSc Honours Degree Apprenticeship scheme.Software Engineering Degree Apprenticeship
It’s a unique opportunity to build on your technical and software skills, while learning how to protect the UK from terrorism, espionage, and organised crime. Starting in September 2018, you’ll enjoy a unique mix of classroom based learning (university accredited) and placements in software related business areas. Over three years, you’ll get to build and maintain some of the world’s most sophisticated electronic equipment. Ultimately, you’ll be helping the UK Government to operate in cyber space with confidence and stay ahead of the pace in a fast-evolving digital world.
With our state-of-the-art facilities and the support of mentors, you’ll have all the tools to take on real business challenges. And after three years, you’ll graduate with a BSc Honours Degree in Digital and Technology Solutions (Software Development).
You’ll have (or will be expecting to gain by September 2018) three A-levels at BBC or above – two of which must be in Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths (STEM) or equivalent qualifications in STEM subjects.
To find out more and apply, please visit: www.gchq-careers.co.uk
Are you ready for a career as bright and unique as you are?
Join Network Rail as an engineering apprentice and help to shape the future of Britain’s railway! We are looking for talented apprentices to join us in March 2018 on our advanced apprenticeship scheme. When you’re transforming Britain’s vast railway network, you get more than just an education. Over three fascinating, surprising, career-advancing years as an apprentice, you’ll gain the kind of skills that can set you up for life.
The first 20 weeks spent living and learning at our world class training facility in Coventry with 150 other apprentices and then it’s out gaining hands on experience at a depot local to you.
To Apply –
We invest a lot in our apprentices because we want you to be the future of our business. There’s lots of information on our website to help explain what you’ll be doing on the scheme and what to expect. We recommend you take some time to read through the sections to make sure this is the right opportunity for you before applying.
You must be 18 on or before the 16th of March 2018 to apply and have 4 GCSE’s (or equivalent) at Grade A*-C in English, Maths, Science or Engineering and 1 other subject.
Visit our website for full details and to make an application.
If you have any questions please post them on our Facebook page www.facebook.com/networkrailadvancedapprenticeship
We look forward to hearing from you,
The difference is you!
Network Rail Recruitment Team
Management & Law Taster Days for any students interested in business, accounting or law.
Management Taster Day
Date and Time: Wed 14 Jun 2017, 09:45 – 15:00
Law Taster Day
Date and Time: Wed 14 Jun 2017, 09:45 – 15:00
Our assessed summer school is for students who have applied to the University of Bradford and have accepted us as their Conditional Firm (CF) or Insurance (CI) offer.
If they attend and pass the assessed summer school, they will earn 12 UCAS points towards their firm or insurance choice application at the University of Bradford.
15 November 2016 @ 5.30pm
A J Bell Stadium, Stadium Way, Eccles, Manchester M30 7EY
ICAEW are hosting a Parents’ Evening event in Manchester next week. Open to parents and students from Y11, 12 and 13, from all local schools and colleges. They will have an opportunity to network and hear about school leaver and graduate opportunities with local and national employer representatives from:
Attendees will also hear from ICAEW about the various routes into chartered accountancy, to help decide whether to train as a graduate or straight after school or college.
17:30 Welcome drinks and registration
17:45 Routes into chartered accountancy presentation – ICAEW
18:00 Employer networking
19:00 Close and informal drinks and canapés
To register your interest please complete the registration form here https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/icaew-parents-evening-manchester-tickets-28682710760
or please contact Anderson.Dasilva@icaew.com
Goldman Sachs Technology Degree Apprenticeship Program Get a head start on your career in Goldman Sachs engineering while earning a degree in computer science. In partnership with Queen Mary University of London, the Goldman Sachs Degree Apprenticeship Program combines higher education with vocational training to offer a fee-free alternative to the traditional University route. The Degree Apprenticeship Program will allow participants to complete an apprenticeship within Goldman Sachs’ Technology division while studying for a degree at Queen Mary University of London. After the four-year program, participants will graduate with a Bachelor’s degree in Digital and Technology Solutions, with the potential opportunity of a full time position with Goldman Sachs. This program is suited to students currently pursuing a university degree to commence in Autumn 2017, and possessing a keen interest in building solutions to complex problems. Applicants will be required to meet the minimum entry requirements of Queen Mary University of London. Given government requirements, only European Economic Area nationals are eligible for this program. APPLICATION DEADLINE: 26 February 2017 Apply online at www.goldmansachs.com/careers Learn more at GS.com/Engineering DOWNLOAD OUR APP
How employable are you? Take the National Schools Employability Challenge 2017 with PwC and RateMyApprenticeship and you’ll find out!
We’re delighted to be launching the National Schools Employability Challenge 2017with RateMyApprenticeship. Now in its third year, the challenge continues to reinforce our commitment to supporting the development of talented individuals and helping to equip you with the skills you need for future jobs or study.
Could you be our winner?
If you’re in Years 12 or 13 and starting to think about your future then why not try out our challenge – you could win an iPad mini and paid work experience with us. Just over 4,000 students took part in our challenge last year and this year is even bigger – we’re delighted to announce we have three paid placements with PwC to be won! Could you be one of our finalists joining us at our More London office in Thursday 20 April 2017?
Sign up today for your opportunity to win and share with your friends for the chance to win a prize!
What you’ll gain
The challenge will help you to think about what professional skills you have to offer and how employable you are whilst guiding you through what it’s like to apply for a job. It won’t take long to enter and you could find yourself in the final at our flagship More London office.
Have a go now by visiting www.nsechallenge.co.uk
Who we are
We’re one of the world’s leading professional services organisations. From 157 countries, we advise some of the most successful organisations, entrepreneurs and private businesses. With opportunities for school and college leavers, undergraduates and graduates, we don’t think you’ll be disappointed with what we have to offer. We’re a great place to start your career.
Take the opportunity of a lifetime