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Moulsham High School

Future Study and Careers

Moulsham High School - Careers Rationale 2021/2

Moulsham High School is committed to providing high quality careers education, information,

advice and guidance, which helps students plan and manage their progression through

learning, key transition points and work. 

Our careers education and advice promotes equal opportunity for all.

This is supported by a clear education process ensuring that guidance is effective and relevant.

  • Careers advice is integrated into the curriculum, and a key focus for this year is to make increasingly clear through lessons and topics, key transferable skills that align with or could contribute to particular careers and or specific roles/areas.
  • We continue to use and build upon extra-curricular opportunities and external partnership links to support and indeed, enhance the range of opportunity and access that students have, to engaging and relevant careers advice.
  • We will develop further our use of student and parent/carer voice to review and improve further our provision and opportunities.

54 National vacancies available!

Audit, Accounts & Bookkeeping Trainees with Croucher Needham


Croucher Needham, are recruiting for for Various Trainee Positions at their accountancy firm, Croucher Needham, in Saffron Walden, Essex.

  • You will have a winning mentality and are happy to take on early responsibility.
  • You will have an outgoing personality with great communication skills and be able to build strong relationships.
  • You will have an inquisitive mind and an aptitude for problem-solving.
  • You will be interested in business, eager to learn and can demonstrate leadership qualities.
  • You must be reliable, organised and able to meet deadlines.
  • Excellent numerical and IT skills.
  • 2 A-levels (grade A-C) and 5 GSCEs (grade A-C/4-9) including English and Maths, orequivalent qualifications.
  • We are a fast-growing independent firm of accountants and business advisors who love working with owner-managed businesses. We are now looking to recruit Audit, Account sand Bookkeeping Trainees into our vibrant and fun-loving team in Saffron Walden.

See full advert below for further details and how to apply. 

Pathway Employer Events

Sat 21st May | 10:00-11:00

Nailing Your Interviews

Join us for our nailing you interview workshop!

This hour-long session will walk you through all things interviews. We will be covering top tips including common interview questions and answers, positive body language, key points to set yourself apart and other tips and tricks for your applications. If you are looking for guidance on mastering interviews this is not an event to miss!

Sign up:

Tues 24th May | 18:00-19:00

Sustainability in Tech with Vodafone

Have you ever considered a career in Technology and would like to know more about sustainability within the sector? 

Come along to this online session with Vodafone, where we will be hearing all about sustainability within their company! Vodafone is committed to being as environmentally friendly as possible and they know that it is an important part of a young person’s job search. They want to speak on and answer your questions about what they are doing to be more environmentally conscious. 

Sign up:

Every Wednesday | 16:30-17:30

Ask Me Anything Session with Max

Join us for weekly sessions with Max! Max is our Outreach and Student Support expert, and has years of experience in guiding people through applications, interviews, CV and cover letter help, and so much more.

If you’re thinking about applying for an apprenticeship, want to learn more about your options, or have any questions at all about your future, these weekly sessions are where you need to be! Join any of the weekly “drop-in” sessions to get your questions answered.

Who should join?

Sign up 1st June:


Sat 18th Jun | 10:00-11:00

Understanding my strengths 

In this session my volunteer and I will work with the students to understand how they can identify their own strengths and look at what strengths employers and universities look for. We will also look at how those strengths can help you identify what your future career could be.

 Sign up:

Festival of Apprenticeships 



The Festival of Apprenticeships is a careers roadshow exhibition that will go across the country promoting apprenticeships. Our London event is taking place on Thursday 30th June at the KIA Oval. The event will run from 10am till 3pm and you can attend in the morning or in the afternoon. The event is aimed at pupils from Year 10 and above, with a strong focus on 16+ and 18+ career opportunities.

Top employers and learning providers will be showcasing their talent and opportunities to future apprentices. 

The event will feature the following things:

  • Career Zone – Students will have the opportunity to visit a range of stands hosted by Employers and Learning providers showcasing their vast array of opportunities. 
  • Skills Zone – An area where visitors can learn about online resources, they can access to upskill themselves. 
  • Employability Zone – An area where visitors can learn how to find out about career opportunities, cv writing and completing applications. 
  • Networking Zone – An area where visitors, exhibitors and apprentices can meet and network. 
  • Main Stage – An area where visitors can hear from apprentices sharing their stories and journeys. 

If this is something you would like to bring your students to, please register your interest to attend by clicking on the link: 

There are no limits on the number of students that can attend, and we would encourage you to invite students from all year groups. 

You can find a full list of employers and learning providers that will be attending on our website (Please note this is currently being updated). 




JTL School Leavers Apprenticeships

We are asking pupils due to leave school this year to ‘think ahead’ and get their career plans in  place now, to start an apprenticeship with JTL this September. JTL is a leading national independent training provider, with over 25 years’ experience of successfully delivering electrical and plumbing & heating apprenticeships to the building services engineering sector.

As places at JTL training centres and partner colleges are in high demand for this September, we are advising pupils to think ahead and start looking for a potential apprenticeship employer now before leaving school, and to get their application in to us early using our online application system. 

A JTL apprenticeship can be started at 16 (once individuals have a National Insurance number) and completed within 4 years. Our programmes are suitable for those who are practically minded and who want to start earning a wage straight away. There is plenty of demand for new talent in the sector with excellent earnings potential (fully qualified electricians and plumbers can earn salaries of £32k and over) and huge potential to progress up the career ladder.

See here 




PWC Virtual Insight Week


If you’re interested in a career in the world of accounting, business or technology, our Virtual Insight Week programme gives you the opportunity to learn more about these areas and develop your employability skills so you feel confident when you start exploring your career. During this action packed week, you’ll be able to tailor the sessions you attend to your interests, hearing from our people who’ll share their stories and answer your questions.

In 2021, we welcomed around 2,000 students to our Virtual Insight Week, and this year you could be a part of that too. But you’ll have to be quick, this is your last chance to apply to this year’s programme. 


Essex Police Degree Apprenticeship

PCDA at a glance

  • suitable for those who do not have a degree (you must meet the entry requirements)
  • Essex Police will cover all qualification fees - there is no cost to you as a student police officer
  • three-year degree apprenticeship in partnership with Anglia Ruskin University including our comprehensive student officer training at Essex Police College
  • you study whilst serving as a full-time or part-time officer
  • the programme will count as your probationary period as a student officer and after the three-years you will graduate from both the degree and your probation

See here for more information and to apply:


Futures 4 Students Virtual Careers Fair



Investin Summer Experiences

Life-changing, career programmes for ages 12-18. Book your place now.

Click on each subject image below for more information and to book your place:










Russell Group


Book here

M&G Apprenticeships

The M&G Apprenticeship Programme is now open! We have a selection of business, finance, risk and project management analyst roles available across Stirling, Edinburgh and London. Candidates can apply for the roles by following the links below.


A broad variety of Business & Data Apprenticeship roles in Stirling, Edinburgh and London please apply here.

Investment Operations Apprenticeships
in London please apply here.

Finance, Risk and Associate Project Manager
Apprenticeships in London and Stirling please
apply here


Candidates must be 16 years or older with a minimum of five GCSE’s/National 5s including English and Maths with grades C+ (or 4+) (or relevant work experience). Some roles will require higher academic grades.

Christ's College Cambridge Maths Event

Each year we run a Maths event in late April or early May. This event is for academically able students from all backgrounds who are considering an application to Cambridge the following October.

Booking is open for the Christ's Maths Q&A (online) session on Thursday 12 May at 16:30. This will be with Maths academics Dr Robert Hunt and Dr Henry Bradford.

Investin Summer Career Experiences

View and book here

Access Creative College Open Day - Tuesday 3 May 2022

This is your students' invitation to join us for Open day!

Talk through your career plans with us, meet current students at Access &

 Meet professionals who will be tutoring you in your course.

Disclosure: Our Open events operate on a first come first served basis.

So if you don't book while spaces are vacant, we cannot give you a space when it has booked out.

We do hope to see you then.



Grove and Dean Insurance Apprenticeship

We are currently looking for fresh talent and as such are recruiting enthusiastic and motivated individuals.  These trainees must possess a good educational background, no prior experience but heaps of potential who will learn the key areas of Insurance inside out.  Applicants must have passed their GCSE English and Maths at Grade C or above and be educated to A-level standard or the equivalent (AS standard considered).

The Grove & Dean Apprenticeship is aimed at school and college leavers and it’s a great alternative to university.  This is what trainees can look forward to if they decide our career path is right for them.

• A real job from day one – which means real responsibility, plenty of variety and client contact.

• Support to gain an Apprenticeship including a widely recognized CII professional qualifications that holds industry-wide recognition

• Your own mentor, department buddy and a dedicated career management team to help you learn on the job.

• Workplace learning and structured off-the-job training to help you build skills and experience.

• A thoroughly structured induction that will help you kick-start your career with Grove & Dean and introduce you to your fellow apprentices.

• A competitive starting salary and potential to earn commission, which will be reviewed and uplifted as you complete your qualifications.

• Opportunities to shadow work in all departments so you can build a broader understanding of our business and will give you a valuable insight should you embark on a permanent future career at Grove & Dean.

• During your Apprenticeship you will be assigned a key role within a department where you will develop your insurance knowledge, practice and perfect your Customer Service skills first hand.

• Responsibility for driving your own career progression plus excellent long-term prospects with one of the UK’s leading insurance intermediaries.

If you know of anyone that would like to apply for this vacancy, please ask them to contact the HR Department for further details on 01708 436868 or they can send in their CV to

The closing date for applications will be 1st May 2022.

Hannah Thomson

Human Resources Manager

Careers Guide for the Creative Industries from Escape Studios

Every stage of production in films, TV programmes and video games, requires a team of artists with different skills, knowledge and techniques - the opportunities are endless. With so many different roles, it can get a bit confusing for a newbie to navigate the industry. We've put together this handy guide, filled with all the information you need to know about the career pathways in Animation, VFX and Game Art. 

Download your free guide here


Careers Quiz for the Creative Industries

Take the Careers Quiz

If you are completely new to the creative industries and would like some more direction about which career opportunities suit which skillset, take our Careers Quiz. Whether you're a problem solver or a creative, good with numbers, this quiz will direct you to the right path! Take the Quiz here

Escape Studios Courses and Prospectus

With courses in Animation, VFX and Game Art, Escape Studios has been at the forefront of creative education since 2002, supplying the industry with studio-ready talent. Our tutors are industry experts which is why we’re leaders in digital arts, ranked 1st in the UK in three categories by The Rookies. 

View courses and prospectus here

Anglia Ruskin University subject taster days

Upcoming local College Open Evenings

Upcoming local Further Education Open Events. Please check the individual websites for the most up to date information:


Chelmsford College Open Evenings 


Writtle University College Information Events 


Colchester Institute and Braintree College 


South Essex College Open Evenings 


Stansted Airport College 


USP College

Colchester Institute Apprenticeship Opportunities


Starting an Apprenticeship in 2022

 For students considering the Apprenticeship pathway, we recommend that at this time they start researching their options and contacting businesses to register their interest.

 Although current Year 11s are unable to apply directly for an immediate vacancy they can still contact companies with a covering letter and create a bespoke CV, expressing their interest in undertaking an apprenticeship after they leave school.

 An ideal opportunity for students to showcase themselves will be at our eagerly awaited Apprenticeship Information Evenings in May. Year 11 school leavers, college students as well as people of all ages looking to upskill and/or retrain are welcome to attend these events which offer the opportunity to meet potential employers and register their interest in applying for various sectors.

 Attendees are encouraged to bring copies of their CV to distribute to businesses, so again, an ideal opportunity to impress employers with students' enthusiasm and resolve.

 Please advise your students to book their place now (via the link below) to attend these Apprenticeship Information Evenings and take advantage of this wonderful opportunity.


Braintree Campus
Thursday 19th May (5:00pm - 7:00pm)


Colchester Campus
Wednesday 25th May (5:00pm - 7:00pm)


Full Event Details can be viewed here


University Centre Colchester Open Event


Our next open event at University Centre Colchester will be on Wednesday 4th May 2022, starting at 6pm and running until 8pm. This event offers the perfect opportunity for your students to discuss our different degree provision with our tutors and to ask any questions about funding, finance or accommodation with our support teams.


Amazing Apprenticeships Parent Apprenticeship Guide

Government Search Engine for Apprenticeships

Search, subscribe and apply for apprenticeship opportunities here:

A Guide to Apprenticeships

National Apprenticeship Service - Current Vacancies

The Apprenticeship Guide - Latest Vacancies/advice

Search here for the latest national vacancies

For information on different apprenticeship industry sector see here 


Apprenticeships to consider if your favourite subject is: science:

Advanced clinical practitioner: You will manage defined episodes of clinical care independently, providing care and treatment. The duration is 36 months and you will achieve a level 7 degree apprenticeship upon completion.

Bioinformatics scientist: You will apply computational, data analytical and data mining techniques to a range of problems in the life sciences. The duration is 30 months and you will achieve a level 7 degree apprenticeship upon completion.

Brewer: The brewer is a diverse role, as you make beer either at specific stages of production or in its entirety, from ingredients to final packaging. The duration is 18 months and you will achieve a level 4 apprenticeship upon completion.

Civil engineer: You’ll provide technical and management input to develop design solutions for complex civil engineering problems. The duration is 66 months and you will achieve a level 6 degree apprenticeship upon completion.

Clinical trials specialist: You’ll deliver and execute phase one-to-four clinical trials in humans. The duration is 60 months and you will achieve a level 6 degree apprenticeship.

Crop technician: You’ll help optimise crop and plant yields and maintain and improve the surrounding environment. The duration is 24 months and you will achieve a level 3 apprenticeship upon completion.

Dental technician: Working in a dental lab, you’ll design, manufacture, modify and repair custom-made dental appliances. The duration is 36 months and you will achieve a level 5 apprenticeship upon completion.

Food technologist: You’ll ensure food and drink products are of the right quality and safe to eat and drink. The duration is 24 months and you will achieve a level 3 apprenticeship upon completion.

PhysiotherapistIn this role you’ll lead and deliver programmes and interventions to help people affected by injury, ageing, illness or disability. The duration is 48 months and you will achieve a level 6 degree apprenticeship upon completion.

Water treatment technicianYou’ll develop, install and maintain water treatment programmes for water systems. The duration is 24 months and you will achieve a level 3 degree apprenticeship upon completion.



Free Accountancy Workshop for students in years 11-13

Christ College Oxford and Oxford University Open Days

This year our Open Days will be held on Wednesday 29 June, Thursday 30 June, and Friday 16 September. These are also the dates of the University of Oxford Open Days and so, most colleges and departments will be open to visit. 

Why come to an Open Day at Christ Church? 

Open Days present a fantastic opportunity for prospective applicants to come to Christ Church and chat to students and tutors, have a look around, and find out valuable information. Throughout the day, current students will be giving tours around Christ Church - they can tell you all about student life at the College and answer questions you have about navigating the admissions process, arriving at Oxford, work, social life, and much more. There are talks for prospective students on the admissions process, including demonstration interviews, and talks for parents and carers on college life, finance, welfare, and the admissions process. There are plenty of chances for prospective students to meet different Christ Church tutors in subject-specific talks and informal drop-in sessions. The Tutor for Admissions and the Admissions and Access Team will be on hand all day to answer any admissions-related queries you have. Prospective students and their family/friends/teachers are welcome to have lunch in the Hall. 

Have a look at our Open Day programme here. There is no need to book, but do turn up early as talks can fill up. 

Engineering Degree Apprenticeships with Dyer & Butler

Dyer & Butler are a Civil Engineering Contractor with offices throughout the UK; we work within transport & infrastructure on various projects, including rail infrastructure and aviation. 

The Degree Apprenticeship Programme

In addition to a fully financed Degree (2-year HNC + 3-year BEng) with academic support, we also offer you a 5-year structured development programme that recognises that you are unique and supports you personally, professionally, and socially.

The programme will see you rotate across our Operational Divisions of Rail & Aviation and gain experience within our central Business functions.

During your operational rotations, you will be working in the capacity of an Apprentice Civil Engineer with responsibilities for setting out, site record keeping & paperwork, assisting with programming, correspondence and QA procedures, risk assessment and adherence to Health & Safety legislation and other various site duties.

More details and apply here and see flyer below: 

Degree Apprenticeships with Kier (Witham) 

Civil Engineering Degree Apprenticeship - Witham     

Apply Here


Quantity Surveying Degree Apprenticeship - Witham

Apply Here


Construction Management Degree Apprenticeship - Witham

Apply Here

Business Development & Sales Degree apprenticeship - DBS Datamarketing Chelmsford

Apply Here


IT Degree Apprenticeship - Ford Motor Company

Apply Here

Mischon de Reya Degree Apprenticeships


Solicitor Apprenticeship Programme 

Apply Here


Non-degree Apprenticeships also available in:


-Legal Operations

-Digital Marketing

-Digital Market (CRM)


-Finance (Systems)

Apply Here


Amazon Degree Apprenticeships 

Creative Design Degree Apprenticeship 

Apply Here


Sales / Account Management Degree Apprenticeship

Apply Here

BT Degree Apprenticeships 

Project Management (Security) Degree Apprenticeship

Apply Here


UK Experience Designer Degree Apprenticeship

Apply Here


Security Software Engineer Degree Apprenticeship

Apply Here


Network Engineer Degree Apprenticeship

Apply Here


IT Infrastructure Degree Apprenticeship

Apply Here

Degree Apprenticeships with Skanska UK 

Civil Engineer Degree Apprenticeship - London

Apply Here


Digital Technology Solutions / BIM (Building Information Modelling) - Degree Apprenticeship – London 

Apply Here


Quantity Surveyor Degree Apprenticeship - London 

Apply Here


Colchester Institute Careers in Art and Design Workshop

David Dixon, our Assistant Area Head of Art and Design, has designed a one-hour interactive session where he covers just some of the many pathways that are accessible after studying one of our Art and Design Level 3 study programmes.

 David will share his wealth of knowledge and experience to cover areas such as:

  • What it's like to work in Commercial Illustration
  • Brand Management in the post-COVID world
  • Working as a self-employed Photographer
  • How to think like a Graphic Designer

David will finish with a Q and A.

 As well as showcasing the many industries available to students the session is intended to help students focus on their GCSE studies.

 Find out more - sessions are available on request.

 This session is designed to be delivered virtually to a group of students. David is able to adjust his timetable so that he can deliver the session at the most suitable time for you.

Book Here

Colchester Institute Careers in Production Arts Workshop


Join us for a virtual introduction to the world of Production Arts. Set, lighting, sound, props, costume. These are a few of the considerations required to put together a production.

 This thirty-minute Zoom presentation will cover the wide-range of careers that are accessible from our L3 Production Arts Extended Diploma.

 Hosted by Martyn Hall, our Assistant Area Head of Music and Performing Arts, he will cover some of the exciting careers that our students have embarked on after leaving the Production Arts programme.

 From roles in Olympic ceremonies to Disney Cruises and from the West End productions to the high-profile stage management positions, we have Colchester Institute alumni in so many areas.

 Find out more - sessions are available on:

  • Tuesdays at 10am
  • Wednesdays at 1pm
  • Thursdays at 2pm

Sessions are designed for IAG, career professionals and teaching staff.

Book your place here

University Centre Colchester Virtual Open Event 15/3/2022

Our virtual Open Event is your opportunity to explore our degree pathways, speak directly to industry professionals and find out how a degree will benefit you.

This exciting event is for anyone who wishes to study a degree at University Centre Colchester.

Book your place here

Caius College Cambridge - Year 12 Subject Taster Sessions

Each Subject Taster Evening will run from 5 to 7pm, and will involve:

·         A talk from a Director of Studies/Fellow in the subject about the course at Cambridge and Caius, and the chance to ask questions;

·         A taster lecture or interactive session from a Cambridge academic;

·         A question-and-answer session with current students in the subject.

Monday 25th April

Biological Natural Sciences

Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

Tuesday 26th April



Wednesday 27th April

Medicine and Veterinary Medicine

Anglo Saxon, Norse and Celtic

Thursday 28th April



Friday 29th April

Psychological and Behavioural Sciences


Monday 2nd May

Theology, Religion and Philosophy of Religion

Computer Science

Tuesday 3rd May


Chemical Engineering

Wednesday 4th May


History of Art

Thursday 5th May

Human, Social and Political Sciences


Friday 6th May


Physical Natural Sciences

Monday 9th May


Land Economy

Tuesday 10th May

Modern and Medieval Languages


Wednesday 11th May



Thursday 12th May



 Sign up here

BT Apprenticehips

Lots of BT apprenticeships including degree level in IT, software, cyber security!

Explore Roles Here


Sky Customer Service Apprenticeships

Find out more and apply here

HSBC Careers Webinars

Investing in Futures

We are passionate and committed to hire and develop a diverse talent.  

At HSBC we aim to be a true reflection of the customers we serve and communities we operate in, which is why encouraging talent from all backgrounds to join our business is so important to us.

Opportunities at HSBC

Work Experience Programme

Due to the increase the number of placements, we are extending the closing date for the work experience opportunities. Students can view and apply visit our Work Experience page.


Foundation Apprenticeship Programme

We are now live with various Apprenticeship opportunities. To view and apply visit our UK Apprenticeships page.

“A taste of success” bite-sized virtual events

The Early Careers team at HSBC have created a series of bite-sized virtual events and supporting material, all designed with the aim of developing your soft skills. These are all geared to give confidence on current and future employment prospects, mythbust common recruitment misconceptions and target key employability skills to give you an advantage when looking for a career.

Find Out More

The zoom webinars will all be free to attend and are safeguarding compliant. Please register in advance via the provided links. Spaces are limited, and will be allocated on a first come, first serve basis.


A session that will help you understand what commercial awareness actually is, both on a small and large scale, alongside helping you to begin building this essential life skill for world of work. To register click here

19th May at 5pm – 6pm – Wellbeing


At HSBC we recognise the importance of Wellbeing throughout the year, but May holds special focus as the month of celebration for Wellbeing. It’s incredibly important to recognise that ‘Self-care isn’t selfish’. Join us to explore the importance of wellbeing as you focus on starting a career. To register click here


21st June at 5pm – 6pm – Transition Workshop


A session to help young people to identify and develop the skills needed to transition from education to employment

To register click here


13th July at 5pm – 6pm – Graduation-apprentices Stories


Be inspired by the successes of HSBC Apprentices and why they chose this alternative route to college/university

To register click here


17th August at 5pm – 6pm – Resilience and Growth Mind-set


As exam results are announced and future plans are being finalised, a session to help prepare for the changes and challenges you may face

To register click here


For further information please contact the Work Experience Team



HSBC Foundation Apprenticeship opportunities

 UK Apprenticeships opportunities are available to view here

Government Economic Service Degree Apprenticeships

As an apprentice economist, you will be studying for a degree in economics and putting your economic learning to direct use in the workplace by influencing high profile public policies with the best possible economic analysis. This is an exciting time to be joining the Civil Service, and with continuous support you will prepare vital briefings for ministers or the public, provide advice on policy options, and ensure the quality and appropriate use of economic statistics.
Economics is the study of allocating limited resources between unlimited wants. The Government Economic Service provides rigorous, relevant and impactful economic analysis to inform government decisions made on everything, for example, negotiating new trade deals, supporting regional growth or managing the UK’s debt.
A GES apprenticeship will take the form of four years undertaking the Level 6 Professional Economist standard, including a BSc Economics Degree and working in a team of economists and other analysts, supported by a manager and a buddy.

Apply here 

STEM Summer Experiences from Investin

Investin are delighted to present 11 ground-breaking summer experiences in STEM and medicine-related careers for ages 12-18, which students can register for now. They include hands-on, highly-immersive experiences that students simply cannot find anywhere else. Examples include:
Young Doctor Summer Experience: we have secured exclusive access for our students to view a live 
Young Engineer Summer Experience: we have privately hired a Boeing 747 jumbo jet; students will explore it alongside aerospace engineers from the likes of British Airways and Virgin Atlantic.   
All experiences take place in London for up to 15 days, with UCL accommodation available.
Places are filling up already. Please share this email with students and parents so they can register now. You can download a pdf of this email here


View All For Ages 15-18


View All For Ages 12-14



GSK Apprenticeships

GSK apprenticeships are a brilliant alternative to college courses or university. As one of the world’s leading healthcare companies, we offer an on-the-job learning experience that really stands out. You’ll earn a real salary for performing a real role – with your practical experience backed by classroom sessions, and all your training and tuition fees covered. By learning through experience, you’ll be making a genuine difference too. Every apprentice has their part to play in GSK’s life-changing work.

There are a wide range of different option on offer at locations around the UK. So, whatever your interests and strengths, there could be the perfect opportunity for you.

Further information and applications can be made here


Unilever Apprenticeships

* Level 6 (Degree) apprenticeships available in Chemical Engineering and Digital Marketing*

We offer a wide variety of apprenticeship programmes based on your career aspirations. To help choose the right career path for you, we have grouped our programmes into three main areas: Business & Technology, Research & Development and Engineering. For further information and to apply please see here

ARU School of Medicine Taster Days 

ARU School of Medicine are running taster days for their courses on the following dates:

18th May 2022 1pm - 3pm

22nd June 2022 1pm - 3pm 

Register your place here


Tasters Days also available in:

Nursing - Book your place here

Midwifery - Book your place here

Paramedic Science - Book your place here

Social Work - Book your place here

Operating Department Practise - Book your place here

BT Apprenticeships

Exciting news, BT has just opened applications to their award-winning apprenticeships for 2022!   

What roles can I apply for?

- Level 3 Cyber Security Technician

- Level 6 Commercial Management

- Level 6 Degree Apprenticeship Software Engineering

- Level 3 Field Support Tech

- Level 4 Data Analyst

- Level 6 Applied Researcher

Information and Application details here

IBM Apprenticeships and Gap Year Intern Roles

If you are exploring your options post-education, our IBM School Leaver Schemes will enable you to gain the experience, skills and contacts you need to start building a bright future. The choice of scheme is yours. We have Level 4 Apprenticeships, Degree Apprenticeships and Gap Year Intern roles, but whatever, path you choose, you’ll work on real projects, with real clients and real bottom-line deliverables. Our opportunities will give you everything you need to build a successful career.
You do not need to have any prior work experience; instead, we’re looking for enthusiastic, driven and innovative individuals, with a passion for business and technology. It’s time to define your career.
Applications will open w/c 7th February 2022, but register your interest today to be sent details on how to apply. Register your interest here.

Medical Projects UK Work Experience Week

For students aged 15+ who are interested in Medicine as a career!

Booking and price details for each of the available weeks can be found here

PWC Flying Start Degree Apprenticeship Programme

If you’re undecided between university and starting your career, then our Flying Start Business Management programme offers you the best of both worlds - starting your career as an apprentice whilst also gaining a degree along the way - all without incurring university tuition fees and being paid a salary from day one.

Register Here!


KPMG Apprenticeship Programmes

KPMG in the UK is part of a global network of firms. We work with businesses of all sizes and across different industries, using innovative approaches and new technologies to help businesses improve the way they work, shaping the future for our clients and the communities we work in.

We know that deciding which career path to take is an important and often challenging decision, but it can also be an exciting one.

Our Apprenticeship programmes offer the chance to gain practical work experience and build core skills within our global network of firms. You’ll be supported to achieve professional qualifications and accreditation's, such as diplomas and degrees, and earn a salary - all at the same time.

Our Discovery Virtual Work Experience programme has been designed to give you the chance to gain an invaluable overview of the professional services sector. This 2 day programme will give you a valuable virtual insight into the work we do, our culture and people.

Life with us means being part of our collaborative team. You’ll work alongside and learn from our colleagues, leaders and your peers, who all come from a range of backgrounds.

During your apprenticeship, our diverse employee networks, clubs and learning community will help you to develop new connections and build new friendships, not just for today, but for your career ahead. There are also plenty of opportunities for you to get involved in our community volunteering activities, so you’ll be encouraged to make a difference at work, and outside the office too.

Join us on a KPMG Apprenticeship or Discovery programme, be inspired to live, earn and learn – and build an exceptional future with us. 

We now offer apprenticeships in: Software Engineering, Law, Audit, Audit Data & Analytics, Business Services, Consulting Managed Services and Consulting KPMG 360.


Search for opportunities and apply here!

Accountancy Summer Academy - July 2022


Financial Times access

We would like to offer our students (16+) to have access to the Financial Times. Reading this broadsheet publication on a regular basis is highly beneficial. In particular, the secondary schools section has targeted articles and questions pre-set for the following subjects:

  • Geography

  • Business

  • Politics

  • Economics

The school have arranged access on our students behalf. Please follow instructions below. Contact Mr Punter to subscribe:

PwC Flying Start Programme

On one of PwC’s Flying Start degree programmes, you’ll have the opportunity to go to university and start your career at the same time. You’ll get to work with world-class clients and be part of their highly skilled teams. Studying at university you’ll get to experience the full-time student lifestyle but with integrated paid placements at PwC, you’ll have some money to enjoy it too. You’ll gain a degree, and hopefully impress them enough to secure a graduate job with them after you graduate.

Find out more here

Jaguar Landrover Apprenticeships

A Jaguar Land Rover retailer apprenticeship is a perfect opportunity to work for a highly prestigious car brand whilst gaining valuable skills, knowledge and experience in the automotive industry. 

The Jaguar Land Rover retailer apprenticeship programme are currently looking for apprentices all across the UK to become part of the team. 

All apprentices will be employed full time in a local retailer. Apprentices will also receive a combination of on the job and off the job training. On the job training will include having an experienced mentor who will provide help and support with work completed in the retailer. In terms of off the job training, apprentices will have both face to face classroom-based training in one of our state-of-the-art training academies and online training through virtual classrooms.

The Jaguar Land Rover retailer apprenticeship programme offers both technical and commercial roles:

Service Technician apprentice – 3 year technical programme

Customer Service Advisor apprentice – 1 year commercial programme

Parts Advisor apprentice – 1 year commercial programme

Sales Executive apprentice – 1 year commercial programme

To join the Jaguar Land Rover Retailer apprenticeship programme, applicants must have achieved or be predicted to achieve GCSE grades 9-4 (A-C) or equivalent in English, Maths and two other subjects.

Got any questions about the Jaguar Land Rover Retailer apprenticeship programme?

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Phone: 020 3897 3889


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