SKY Insight Event at Leeds Arena for College Leavers - 12th February 2019

SKY Insight Event at Leeds Arena
Sky are holding an insight event about apprenticeship opportunities in Software Engineering for school/ college leavers on 12th February 4.30 - 6.30pm.

Please follow the link for more details and how to apply in order to attend the event if you are interested.

EVENT Go Higher West Yorkshire - Higher Education Road Show in Wakefield (25th and 26th January)

Higher Education Road Show
Friday 25th January & Saturday 26th January  10.00am - 4.30pm Ridings Shopping Centre, Wakefield
Thinking about going to university and need some extra advice or wish you had gone to university but think it’s too late?
Come along to our Higher Education Roadshow and find out how 2018 could be the start of a new journey to degree-level success.Come and meet representatives from local universities, try out interactive demos, get expert careers advice and be entered into a free prize draw for your chance to win £100 Love2Shop vouchers Location:  Ridings Shopping Centre, Wakefield WF1 1DS – Middle Mall

BDO Drive Apprenticeship Available in Leeds (September 2019)

BDO Drive Apprenticeship Available in Leeds
"At the highest level BDO Drive is about helping businesses succeed through scaling up, avoiding pitfalls and improving visibility on their businesses.  It brings together compliance, outsourcing and advisory services such as accounts and financial reporting, business outsourcing, business advisory, payroll and company secretarial as well utilising the depth of expertise available at BDO. To allow companies to focus on their business we can provide anything from specialist technical support, to stop-gap cover at particular times, to a fully outsourced finance function. Our people thrive on varied challenges and are always looking for new ways to improve our services and help their clients." BDO have level 4 apprenticeship vacancies in Leeds, starting in September 2019. These would ideally suit students expecting to achieve 3 A levels A*-C in the summer, or equivalent.  For more information, and to apply, see link below:

Paid Summer Work Experience Opportunities for Y12

EY Foundation - Smart Futures 
Smart Futures is a programme which starts with paid work experience during the summer. It will give you a variety of transferable skills to give you a head start. Smart Futures can make you more employable, helping you with your next steps whether that’s university, an apprenticeship or a job.
A mentor will support you throughout the ten months and advise you on one of the biggest career choices you will make: the first step in your working life. You will also be invited to a series of events throughout your final school year. You must meet the eligibility criteria to apply. To be eligible you must be:

Currently in Year 12 (England) or Fifth Year (Scotland)Eligible for free school meals at some point in the past six years (i.e. household income has been less than £16,190 in England or £16,105 in Scotland)Attending a state schoolStudying any combination of A-level/International Baccalaureate/BTEC Level 3s/National/HighersAmbitious and motivated to join the wo…

Sutton Trust Summer School - Applications Now Open! (DEADLINE: 28th Februrary 2019)

Applications for Sutton Trust Summer Schools Now Open!
Sutton Trust Summer Schools are a great opportunity for Year 12 students to experience a leading university, to meet other students, and to experience taster sessions and lectures for subjects they may be interested in.

Applications are now open, the deadline is the 28th February. See the link below for more information and to apply: 

Considering an Apprenticeship in Wakefield?

Various Apprenticeships Available with ENGIE (Working in Partnership with Wakefield Council) 
Apprenticeship opportunities are available in Health & Safety, Business Administration, HR, Stores, Catering and many more. All Apprenticeships are a September start. 
CVs need to be sent to by no later than 1st March 2019.
Recruitment and selection days take place on Tuesday 9th and Wednesday 10th April 2019 9.30am-4.00pm at Wakefield College (City Campus).
See the flyer here for more information.