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Careers and work skills resources

Resources | Published 23 August, 2012

Careers and work skills

CV writing, job interviews and post-18 education are demystified in these careers resources. You can also help students prove their strengths with work skills resources that could help them gain an extra qualification.

Work skills

Prepare for work

  • Help students identify their skills and understand the job application process with this detailed work skills booklet.

Non-paid work

  • Introduce students to voluntary work with this work skills assignment brief and resources.

Finding work

  • BTEC level one assignment brief and lesson plans covering how to apply for jobs.

Self-awareness

  • Attitude, behaviour and self-management are the focus of these BTEC work skills student workbooks.

Careers in STEM

  • Show your students how fun and exciting working in STEM can be and challenge the misconceptions that still persist around the subjects with this great range of resources. .

Further training

Apprenticeships

  • Get students started on the stepping stones to success with TESGA’s detailed resource pack introducing the structure of apprenticeship schemes.

Foundation degrees

  • Energy & Utility Skills shares a case study shedding light on foundation degrees.

Top notch research

  • A PowerPoint introduction to the Russell Group universities.

Finance

  • Explain the new full time/part time financial support available to students with these TESGA flyers.

Clearing

  • Help students understand the baffling world of clearing with this information guide by TES_SarahCunnane.

HE explained

  • If you are a tutor but know little about current higher education choices, this booklet will help you support students to make the right choice.
  • For more information on apprenticeship case studies see TESGA’s profile.

Applying for jobs

Passport to work

  • A starter activity to make CV writing less daunting for students.

Covering letter

  • A template and example to help students shine in the letters they write to potential employers.

Who do you think you are?

  • Personal SWOT analysis can really help focus students’ CV writing. This EdComs guide includes this and more on applying for jobs.

Putting it all together

  • Calm those interview nerves with this EdComs lesson plan pack on preparing for interviews.

Being flexible

  • A handy task sheet to encourage students to adapt their CV for each job they apply for.


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