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Resources from our employers and providers

RESOURCES FROM OUR EMPLOYERS AND PROVIDERS

Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service Summer Internship

We’re seeking motivated young people to take part in our new paid internship scheme over the summer.
You must live in Berkshire, be between the ages of 16 and 18 and be from an ethnic group that is under-represented.

Adviza and UK Youth presents Be Internet Citizens

Be Internet Citizens has been designed to teach teenagers about media literacy, critical thinking and digital citizenships, with the aim of encouraging young people to have a positive voice online. The programme provides a strong foundation, empowering them with the confidence to become producers of online content, where they can express their identities, share their stories, make a social impact and bring communities together.

Impact Futures Traineeships

We will provide you with the foundation skills, knowledge and behaviours that you need to kick start your career, and get ready for your apprenticeship journey. Then, by providing you with a work placement experience with one of our partner employers, you will gain vital workplace experience in a real-life setting. We will also support you in developing your english, math's and digital skills to further boost your career prospects.

British Army Schools Programme

HQ 11th Security Force Assistance Brigade represents the British Army in the South East of the United Kingdom. Find out how their Schools programmes seek to support the development young people and promote positive citizenship.

Global Academy Year 14 Creative Entrepreneurship Course

Our unique industry-focused Creative Entrepreneurship programme for 18+ students kickstarts your career in the creative media industry. For any students who are finishing an A-level in Business or Media and thinking about what to do for their next steps. This is a fantastic FREE course that is ideal for those students who may want to go to university but feel they want to gain some real industry experience beforehand.

SIEMENS Apprenticeships

Want to build the future of tomorrow? A future that comes in all shapes and sizes, from everyday tech to robots and AI? If you have the ideas to lead our progressive business and the passion to drive our sustainable world, you’re right where you need to be.

Thames Water Work Experience

Discover the most under-represented and exciting field within the world of STEM. You may not expect it but Thames Water stands at the cutting edge of technology and leverage this to bring thousands upon thousands of people a real, tangible output in clean, drinking water. They cover a whole range of STEM careers, so this programme is suitable for anyone with a keen interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths.

Careermag for Inclusion

Careermag for Inclusion is great for those working with young people with SEND, for/with PRU, charities or special schools/colleges.

Designed to encourage employers to offer meaningful experiences of their workplace, Careermag for Inclusion is great for those working with young people with SEND.

Princes Trust Development Awards

Development Awards (16-30)

Our Development Awards can cover the cost of course fees, tools or equipment up to £160 in order to help young people achieve their goals and move into education, training or employment

Step into the NHS Resources

Engaging KS3 competition resources are flexible, curriculum-linked and meet the Gatsby benchmarks and our KS2 competition resources are aligned with the DfE’s careers strategy. Revamped KS4 resources for 2022, so take a look today. They span five topic areas that help your students develop key skills for the world of work.  

START - Virtual Work Experience

Virtual work experience programmes can help you to gain valuable insights and skills before you enter the workplace. 

Just like real work placements, our programmes help you to meet people who work for the company, undertake work-based tasks and use some of the skills and knowledge you would need if you were working for the company for real.

Careerpilot OCR Level 6 Diploma

You will develop the theoretical knowledge, practical guidance skills and confidence to motivate and empower individuals to make realistic and informed careers plans and make successful transitions. You will have a professional, recognised qualification in careers guidance and development, accredited by OCR, enabling you to join the Career Development Institute's Register for Careers Guidance Practitioners.

Vodafone Teacher Toolkit

Vodafone Teachers Toolkit to allow teachers to support any students who might be interested in applying for their Apprenticeships!

BayLab from Bayer
  1. New travel Grant Scheme offering up to £500 towards cost of travel to the Baylab for eligible schools https://www.bayer.co.uk/en/baylab-travel-grant
  2. Baylab lab coat competition offering schools the chance to win a set of lab coats https://www.bayer.co.uk/en/bsw-competition
  3. Wacky wellies fun-raisers – optional charity element, schools ask students to bling up their wellies and wear to school for an optional donation,  if they share their “wacky wellies” with us on twitter/Instagram they are entered into a competition to win one of a number of farm visits for their schools https://www.bayer.co.uk/en/baylab/wacky-wellies-fun-raiser
BBC Radio Berkshire Apprenticeships

The BBC’s apprenticeship scheme is open for applications now. The scheme is specifically for non-graduates and aims to attract people from a diverse range of backgrounds!

SATRO - Sensational Science sessions!

SATRO is a long established educational charity working across South Central, England. Online science and engineering sessions will allow students the opportunity to explore a variety of topics in an inspiring and supportive environment. Students will learn about different STEM careers and develop skills that are relevant to all subjects. Available to Year 5 - Year 9!