Aspirations; A-Level Choices? University Choices? Apprenticeships?

Pathways Guide for Year 11

UCAS Progress has published an excellent guide for students who are looking forward to their post-GCSE life and want to research more about possible pathways.

Click on the UCAS logo above to find the page.

Inside the Mind of a Master Procrastinator

A-Level Subject Choices:

Year 11 Guide to A Level subjects  Russell Group has published an excellent guide to choosing A Level subjects, called “Informed Choices. Click below to watch the video and to read the guide:

http://russellgroup.ac.uk/for-students/school-and-college-in-the-uk/subject-choices-at-school-and-college/

Click Here for an application form to attend the Open Day being held at the Army Foundation College Harrogate on Saturday 8 April 2017


What should I look for when applying for an Apprenticeship:

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Search Apprenticeships and Jobs

Lunch Time Drop Ins:

We have been overwhelmed by the response to the lunch time drop in sessions. 

Please come along – all year groups welcome. No question too small or too large! Hot topics this week have been Year 11 Taster Days and Year 9 GCSE options, but we have also covered being a professional comedian, becoming an Olympic gymnast, practice interview for a Law degree at York University and assessment centre advice for a student applying for an apprenticeship at Nestle.

So whatever you question please come along to the Aspirations area at lunch time if you have any questions. See you there!

How To Do Well At GCSE:

It’s raining… vacancies in York!

Current Apprenticeships Vacancies

To find out more details and to apply please go to: https://www.findapprenticeship.service.gov.uk/apprenticeshipsearch and enter the vacancy title.

For general information about Apprenticeships please contact York College Business Development Unit on 01904 770368 or e-mail your enquiry to [email protected]

Vacancy Title  Employer       Closing Date
Apprentice Hairdresser Hair Salon in Boston Spa covering all aspects of hairdressing for Ladies, Gents and Children        28-May-17
Apprentice Hairdresser Sassoon Professional Partner, situated in Boston Spa.        31-May-17
Apprentice Hairdresser Sassoon Professional Partner, well established salon in York City centre.        31-May-17
Apprentice Dental Nurse Dental practice based in Sherburn in Elmet.        12-Jun-17
Apprentice Laboratory Assistants Support and develop a sustainable food chain, a healthy natural environment, and to protect the global community from biological and chemical risks.  Based in York        30-Jun-17
Administration Apprentice New forward thinking service with a vision that has been developed by the two founders who have worked within the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust.  Based in York.        31-May-17
1st Year Costing’s Engineer Apprentice Supplier to the global electronics industry with printed circuits boards.  Based in Boroughbridge.        30-Jun-17
1st Year Pre-Production Engineer Apprentice Supplier to the global electronics industry with printed circuits boards.  Based in Boroughbridge.        30-Jun-17
Apprentice Production Technician Supplier to the global electronics industry with printed circuits boards.  Based in Boroughbridge.        30-Jun-17
Administration & Finance Apprentice Large animal veterinary practice based on the outskirts of York.         31-May-17
Apprentice Bench Joiner Event Construction Building and installing live events around the world based in York.        31-May-17
Dental Nurse/Receptionist Apprentice Dental Practice has been situated in Leyburn.        21-Jul-17
Apprentice School Administrative Officer This is one of the secondary schools in York which is part of the South Bank Multi Academy Trust and is based close to the city centre.        30-Jun-17
Apprentice Sheetmetal/Steelworker Manufacturing of bespoke metal products to individual customer specifications based in York.        31-May-17
Engineering Apprentice Specialist in manufacturing high protein meat snacks and selling under our flagship brand Kings Elite Snacks based in York.        31-May-17
Apprentice Dental Nurse Dentist based in Scarborough.        20-Jun-17
Apprentice Sous Chef Busy riverside pub based in Acaster Malbis.        30-Jun-17
Apprentice Payroll / General Administrator Outsource payroll service provider, based in York.        30-Jun-17
Apprentice Service Advisor / Administrator Vehicle franchise sales service and parts based in York.        31-May-17
Accounts Apprentice Short break specialist based in York.        31-May-17
Marketing Assistant Apprentice Short break specialist based in York.        31-May-17
Apprenticeship Installations Technician Specialised in fleet services based on the outskirts of York.       31-May-17
Apprentice Sales Administrator/ Negotiator Residential sales only estate agency based in York.        31-May-17
PATIENT CARE CO-ORDINATOR APPRENTICE (RECEPTIONIST) Medical Group based in York.        30-Jun-17
Apprentice Painter/Decorator Based within Maintenance Services Department, at local University based in York.        04-Jun-17

Click the logos below to view the latest school leaver opportunities:

Dstl 

Location(s): South West
Programme(s): Apprenticeships (Level 2, 3 & 4) & Degree Apprenticeships

RSM
Location(s): Nationwide
Programme(s): School Leaver Programme

PwC
Location(s): Nationwide
Programme(s): Sponsored Degree & School Leaver Programmes

Laing O’Rourke
Location(s): Nationwide
Programme(s): School Leaver Programme

Atos
Location(s): Nationwide
Programme(s): Advanced Apprenticeship, Higher Apprenticeship

Direct Line
Location(s): Nationwide
Programme(s): Advanced Apprenticeship

Deloitte
Location(s): Nationwide
Programme(s): Higher Apprenticeship, Gap Year Programme

IBM
Location(s): Nationwide
Programme(s): Apprenticeships (Level 4) & Gap Year Programme

The Army
Location(s): Nationwide
Programme(s): Apprenticeship (Level 2)

Unilever
Location(s): Central London, Greater London, South East
Programme(s): Apprenticeships (Level 3 & 4) & Degree Apprenticeships

M&G Investments

Location(s): Central London, Greater London, South East
Programme(s): Apprenticeships (Level 3 & 4) & Degree Apprenticeships

Bakkavor
Location(s): Nationwide
Programme(s): Advanced Apprenticeship, Higher Apprenticeship

Centrica British Gas
Location(s): Scotland, Wales
Programme(s): Intermediate Apprenticeship

KPMG
Location(s): Nationwide
Programme(s): Apprenticeship (Level 3) & Sponsored Degree Programme

Stannah
Location(s): Nationwide
Programme(s): Apprenticeships (Level 2 & 3)

Savers
Location(s): Nationwide
Programme(s): Apprenticeship (Level 2)

Fidelity International
Location(s): Greater London, South East
Programme(s): Advanced Apprenticeship, Scholarship Programme

BMW Group
Location(s): South East
Programme(s): Advanced Apprenticeship

Aldi
Location(s): Nationwide
Programme(s): Advanced Apprenticeship

Download the form below to submit your application:

Application form – York uni WEX

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