Careers, Advice and Guidance

At Regent Independent College we provide a robust programme of Careers Education and Advice and Guidance which together with our Advice and Guidance Careers Policy embeds our fundamental values in finding the right career pathway for each of our students. We have adopted the Department of Educations ‘Careers Guidance and access for education and training providers’ January 2018 together with the Gatsby Guidelines.

Here is our careers programme for the college during the year.

Year Activities
10
  1. At entrance interview to college PDP completed with student, parents, Head Teacher and Careers Advisor.
  2. Termly Sessions with Careers Advisor
  3. Personal Development Days and Careers Assemblies (Programme of guest speakers and activities from business, universities and apprenticeship companies).
  4. My Career Springboard Apprenticeship platform sessions.
  5. Careers training lessons during the PHSE programme. (3rd January-15th February 2019)
  6. Careers/Apprenticeships/University Fairs at Parents Evenings.
  7. Work Experience. (February Half Term)
  8. Visits to outside organisations (e.g. Crown Court)
11
  1. At entrance interview to college PDP completed with student, parents, Head Teacher and Careers Advisor.
  2. Termly Sessions with Careers Advisor.
  3. Personal Development Days and Careers Assemblies (Programme of guest speakers and activities from business, universities and apprenticeship companies).
  4. My Career Springboard Apprenticeship platform sessions.
  5. Careers training lessons during the PHSE programme. (3rd January-15th February 2019)
  6. Careers/Apprenticeships/University Fairs at Parents Evenings.
  7. Work Experience. (February Half Term)
  8. Visits to outside organisations (e.g. Crown Court)
  9. NCS challenge visit for assembly. Students given chance and encouraged to take part.
12/13
  1. At entrance interview to college PDP completed with student, parents, Head Teacher and Careers Advisor.
  2. Termly Sessions with Careers Advisor
  3. Personal Development Days and Careers Assemblies (Programme of guest speakers and activities from business, universities and apprenticeship companies).
  4. My Career Springboard Apprenticeship platform sessions.
  5. Careers training lessons during the PHSE programme. (3rd January-15th February 2019)
  6. Careers/Apprenticeships/University Fairs at Parents Evenings.
  7. Work Experience. (February Half Term)
  8. Visits to outside organisations (e.g. Crown Court)
  9. NCS challenge visit for assembly. Students given chance and encouraged to take part.
  10. UCAS programme.
  11. Student Finance Talks.
BTEC
  1. At entrance interview to college PDP completed with student, parents, Head Teacher and Careers Advisor.
  2. Termly Sessions with Careers Advisor
  3. Personal Development Days and Careers Assemblies (Programme of guest speakers and activities from business, universities and apprenticeship companies).
  4. My Career Springboard Apprenticeship platform sessions.
  5. Careers training lessons during PDP sessions and The Study Skills programme during the duration of the course.
  6. Careers/Apprenticeships/University Fairs at Parents Evenings.
  7. A week of work experience at a time suitable within the course programme.
  8. Local business visits as deemed suitable by the tutors.
  9. Guest speakers at assembly.
  10. UCAS programme.
  11. Student Finance Talks.
Abbreviations:

  • PDP – Personal Development Plan
  • PHSE – Personal, Health and Social Education
  • NCS – National Citizen Service (The Challenge)
  • UCAS – Universities and Colleges Admissions Services.

Here are some of our recent events:

Assemblies
Personal Development Days