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Sixth Form Careers Advice

The Investors In Careers Award was developed by Cornwall and Devon careers in 1994. It is a quality standard for the management of careers education and guidance (CEG) in schools and FE colleges and is now used in a number of areas across the country involving hundreds of schools and FE colleges as well as special schools and special FE colleges. The use of independent external assessors/panel gelps give the award credence.

Mrs Corrigan is the Careers Co-orindator at Hollyfield, students can go to see her for information, guidance and to make an appointment to see an Independent Careers Adviser. Mrs Corrigan is based in the LRC office.

Information on different careers platforms
  • Best Course 4 Me

    Best Course 4 Me is totally independent and free to use. It shows you the link between what people study and their employment record afterwards

  • Cascaid LaunchPad

    To Log into Cascaid's LaunchPad please use the following details:

    Username: Full student email Address

    Password: Student Email Password

  • Course Discover

    A commerical website i.e. you have to pay!

  • Course Finder

    Helps you to find your ideal University degree course

  • Discover Enginering

    Discover Engineering has been developed and funded by Gradcracker - the careers website for graduate engineers. Discover Engineering provides a gateway to hundreds of brilliant websites for young engineers. Here you'll find everything you need to know about how to become an engineer.

  • Education Guardian

    Education Guardian ranks Universities and their courses.

  • How Do I Become

    The Guardian looks at how people came to work in a variety of different professions

  • Gap Year

    Award-Winning site.

  • Good Uni Guide

    A Guide to Universities

  • I Could

    I Could is about inspiration, encouragement and discovery. The idea is to help you make the most of your potential and talent, by showing how others have used theirs

  • National Careers Service

    The National Careers Service (formerly Next Step), provides information, advice and guidance to help you make decisions on learning, training and work opportunities.

    The service also offers confidential, helpful and impartial advice, supported by qualified careers advisers.

  • Not Going To Uni

    So you're thinking about not going to Uni. Congratulations! You've just proven that you're not afraid to think differently. Contray to what the masses may say, University isn't the only path to success. From Apprenticeships to debt-free learning, there are literally thousands of other opportunities out there.

  • Open Days

    The University and College open day directory

  • Prospects

    Graduate Prospects is the UK's leading provider of information, advice and opportunities to students and graduates. We publish a wide collection of journals and directories, as well as provide and extensive graduate careers website.

  • Prospectus UK

    Order your own prospectus from all Universities.

  • Pure Potential

    Covers all areas of HE including admissions tests

  • Push

    Push is the leading independent guide to UK Universities, student life, gap years, open days, student finance and all things students.

  • Russell Group

    International Excellence Group - Help with Post-16 subject choices.

  • Skill

    For Students with disabilities.

  • Student Calculator

    Budgetting made easy

  • Student Finance

    For Students to Apply for funding and grants

  • The Stage

    From Theatre related vacacies to auditions, teaching positions to technical and backstage posts, The Stage is THE marketplace for the widest variety of jobs in the entertainment industry as well as other related organisations

  • Times Online

    The Times Online ranks Universities and Courses

  • Which University

    What to study, where to go and how to get there..

  • UCAS

    UCAS Card.


    Find out how to start your personal statement and what to include - The Video also looks at common fears and concerns

  • UniStats

    UniStats is the official website to help you make an informed choice when deciding which UK University or College to apply to. It includes the results of the latest National Student Survey.

  • You Go

    Going to University is a big step, but don't worry you're not alone. Meet people before you go. Make friends and talk to them in the forums. Get advice from UCAS experts and Universities on YouGoFurther.

  • 14-16 Quality Commitment

    The Royal Borough of Kingston Upon Thames, its schools and post 16 providers have made a public quality commitment to all the young people post 16 who enrol on a Full Level 3 or Full Level 2 Programme. It has been agreed that all those young people will, as a minimum, be supported to achieve these key educational milestones which have been demonstrated to have a substantial impact on young people's furute employability, prosepcts and life chances.

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