Not sure what career path you want to pursue?
Then why not discuss it with a Careers Adviser?
The Connexions service provide careers information, advice and guidance to young people aged 13 - 19 and up to 25 for people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND).
Young people in schools from age 13.
School leavers who are 16 to 19 years old.
Up to 25years old for those with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)
Young people who are not in education, employment or training (NEET).
- We listen to ideas and help put plans into action.
- Guide you through the career decision making process and help explore possibilities that you may not have been considered.
- Help you with a job or apprenticeship search.
- Advise on current apprenticeship, traineeship, employment opportunities and vacancies and personal development opportunities.
- Support you with applications, help in putting together a CV and guidance on interview preparation.
- Offer advice and guidance on choosing a Further Education or Higher Education courses.
We have a statutory duty to track young people until their 20th birthday (25 with SEND) in order to:
Encourage and assist those aged 16 and 17 years old to participate in education and training under the requirements of the Raising of the Participation Age (RPA).
- Make sure there is suitable education and training provision in the area for those aged 16 to 19 years old (up to 25 years with SEND), and identify any gaps in provision.
Full-time education e.g. at a school, college or 6th Form.
- An Apprenticeship or Traineeship.
- Part time education or training as well as being employed, self-employed or volunteering for 20 hours or more a week.
Connexions Bolton Careers Service also work intensively with young people who are Looked After, are involved with the Youth Offending Team or have Special Educational Needs or a disability.
Moving On is an ESF programme that Connexions Bolton Careers Service as a partner of Career Connect is delivering across Bolton. The project is for young people aged 15-19 (or up to 24 if you have a learning difficulty and/or disability). Connexions will be working with over 400 young people up until March 2018 who are not in education, employment or training or who are at risk of becoming so, offering support to progress into education, employment or training including Apprenticeships and Traineeships.
Some of the benefits for participants are:
Opportunities for personal development
- A varied programme to re-engage with constructive activities
- 1 to 1 support from a Careers Adviser to progress into education, employment or training
- Gain an accredited qualification
For more information please contact: Katrina Berwick, Vash Lad or Louise Maree on 01204 334450 / 0800 0525559