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BT Skills for work boot camp

Target audience - Secondary S4 to S6 (14-18 year old), College
After a series of successful events last year, BT are opening their doors again for your students to gain an insight into their business, to gain valuable employability skills and participate in exciting activities to help them discover what a career with BT is all about! Skills for Work Boot Camps support low to middle achievers to raise their aspirations and develop skills for work, with activities, employer content and a take-home handbook for students to continue their development after the event. Hosted at BT, the session is delivered by one of our expert tutors and supported by 7 key members of staff at BT. This trip is exclusive to your school. There will be no other schools on the day, therefore we require a set amount of students to attend. Available Dates : 07.05.19, 15.05.19, 22.05.19 and 28.05.19 Time : 10:00 - 15:00 Students : 35 x Low to Middle Achievers - Trips cannot run with less than 35 students. Target age range: 14 to 18 year olds Venue: Dundee Telephone House, 21 Ward Road, Dundee, DD1 1BA Short itinerary of the day: 9.45 Arrival • Introduction & icebreaker • Your values, interests and skills and how to present them in your CV • How to match your skills to a job description • Social media – keep it professional activity & • Tour of the building 13.00 Lunch • Q & A - This will be your chance to ask them any questions you may have about their role at BT, their background, their past/present/future career path and anything else you would like to know about jobs and opportunities available at BT • First impressions count: how to impress in an interview • Goal setting: your long & short-term goals • Product challenge: an example of an assessment exercise • Prize giving and final thoughts 15.00 End of Skills for Work Boot Camp This is the fourth year we’ve run our Skills for Work Boot Camps, last year: • 100% of teachers said they though the Skills for Work Boot Camp had a positive impact on their students’ approach to their future career. • 95% of students said they have a better idea of what employers are looking for after the Skills for Work Boot Camp.
English, Expressive arts, Technologies

Construction Operative Work Placements available at Cumbernauld or Glasgow

Target audience - Secondary S4 to S6 (14-18 year old), College
Overview of work placement: Issued PPE and inducted onto construction site, instructed on signing in/out procedures; fire & emergency procedures; general working procedures; and shown round the welfare facilities on site; Given an overview of the project by Site Manager and shown round the site; Paired with an ENGIE operative and carry out basic tasks under supervision, including working with various trades on site; Spend time with site management team to gain an understanding of all site operations, including working with the site manager, Quantity Surveyor etc

Each person going on work placement must have CSCS card and be 16 years or over. This is an unpaid work experience opportunity.

Engie is a leading energy services and regeneration company delivering new build housing, refurbishment and regeneration. We are the leading provider of regeneration services in the UK – covering community regeneration and refurbishment to repairs, maintenance and housing development. We’re passionate about creating vibrant, efficient and sustainable communities, using integrated energy and services which make a real difference to people’s lives. We work alongside our partners to deliver their ambitions by combining experience, expertise and broad national capabilities with strong local knowledge to deliver tailor-made solutions.

We are currently on site in North Lanarkshire at Cumbernauld; and in Glasgow near Cranhill.

Placement times: 8am to 4.30pm (flexible) minimum of 2-3 days per week; for up to 4 weeks or more Report to: Site Manager Break times: 1-hour lunch Dress code/Special Instructions: Engie will provide eye protection; Safety Headgear (Hard Hat); Hearing Protection; Gloves; Hi-Viz vest; School or College to provide safety boots and appropriate clothing for working outside in a variety of weather conditions
English, Mathematics, Technologies

Nursing Simulation

Target audience - Secondary S4 to S6 (14-18 year old)
The University of Dundee School of Nursing and Health Sciences has a three year undergraduate Nursing degree programme. There is an extensive programme of immersive simulation activities threaded throughout the three years. These sessions will be held with the 3rd year Nursing Students at the University of Dundee. Nursing is an excellent career choice: • Three year Degree programme with professional registration • Opportunity for travel during second and third year to Finland, Germany, Australia • A financial bursary (no student loan to be repaid) • Innovative curriculum • Wide and varied placement experience • Upon graduation, students can work anywhere in the UK and are highly sought after in other countries such as Australia and New Zealand • Guaranteed a job at the end of the three year programme • Opportunity to continue for another year to complete a Masters degree • Long term job security • Career opportunities across a huge range of clinical environments from Hospital to Community • Salary for a staff nurse £22,619 -£40,552 (current average £31,386) The pupils will be met by a senior lecturer and given a tour. There will also be a short risk assessment to complete.
Health and wellbeing

EY Foundation - Smart Futures 2019

Target audience - Secondary S4 to S6 (14-18 year old), College
EY runs a 3 week work placement in June of each year, followed by 10 months mentoring, for Fifth Year students in state schools only, who have been eligible for free school meals within the past 6 years (i.e. household income is below £16,105 in Scotland). We are looking to come to schools to talk to classes, preferably PSE classes, to highlight the programme and encourage applications. These talks are ideal for the whole class, we do not want to single out only eligible students.

The EY Foundation (an independent charity founded by the professional services firm, Ernst & Young) are running a paid work experience programme for Fifth Year students, called Smart Futures and we would like to encourage your students to apply. (Participation in this programme is at no cost to schools).
Smart Futures is a ten month programme, which starts with a three week paid work experience placement (£175 per week for the three weeks)in our Edinburgh office in June 2019, where students will gain a variety of transferable skills that will give them a head start in their career.
During the three week paid work experience element of the programme, participants will work towards achieving a level 2 qualification in team leadership which is accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI).
After the work experience ends an EY Foundation mentor will be available to support the young people throughout their final year at school and advise them on one of the biggest career choices they will make - the first step in their working life. Students will also be invited to a series of alumni events throughout this time. The programme can make students more employable, helping them to get a job after school or go onto higher education.

The programme is for Fifth Year students in state schools only, who have been eligible for free school meals within the past 6 years.

There are 12 places available on this programme and the three work paid work experience will take place on week's commencing 24/6, 1/7 and 8/7. Applications are welcome from West Lothian, Edinburgh, Midlothian, East Lothian, Fife and any surrounding areas of Edinburgh where young people are willing to travel to Edinburgh for the three week paid work experience element of the programme.

We are hoping to arrange visits to present to students about the programme and encourage applications. We can be flexible and are very happy to come in to speak to your students at a time that’s convenient to you.

We appreciate that there are many activities underway already within schools, but we know from our previous participants’ experience that this is a fantastic opportunity for young people to gain a real insight into the world of work, and we are excited to share that opportunity with your pupils.

English, Mathematics, Other

Advice and and guidance events to primary and secondary schools:

Target audience - Secondary S1 to S3 (11-14 year old), Secondary S4 to S6 (14-18 year old), College
We would be able to offer advice and guidance events to primary and secondary schools:
    Health & Safety
      Considerate Constructors
        STEM
          Encouraging women into construction
            Mock interviews
              Careers in Construction
Mathematics, Technologies

Jobs Roadshow 2019

Target audience - Secondary S4 to S6 (14-18 year old), College
Returning for a 4th year- Jobs Roadshow.

Great opportunity for young people in S4-S6 to meet with employers who have planned and live recruitment activity in Modern Apprenticeships, full and part time job vacancies and paid internships

Application and CV support available on the day from employers and career advisers

To book-
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Type your school into 'School or College' box
Complete the number of places required
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The team will be in touch with you to confirm travel arrangements and confirm final numbers
English, Expressive arts, Health and wellbeing, Languages, Mathematics, Religious and moral education, Sciences, Social studies, Technologies

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