October Careers Update

When and Where to find our Careers Advisers

The Farnborough Careers Advisers are available every Tuesday (Hannah West), Wednesday (Spencer Chisham) and Thursday (Sarah Tatler), term-time only, from 8.30am – 4.00pm.

The Aldershot Careers Adviser, Sue Hall, is available alternate Wednesdays, term-time only, from 8.30am – 4.00pm.

You can book one-to-one careers appointments via the college website in Careers Zone. These appointments are currently being held in the room behind the Learner Services desk, next to the Theatre in the Foyer. 

If you would like to contact the Careers Advisers for general information, you can drop an email to careers@farn-ct.ac.uk.

We have had some really positive feedback from our learners who have attended careers appointments recently:

“I like that the goals were made clear and deadlines were made at the end of the appointment”

“I now know what to do or what I can do. It was very helpful”

“I like how easy it was to make the appointment. It was a very good experience and overall really helpful”

Education, Training and Careers Support for Surrey Residents in Years 12 and 13

Surrey County Council, Vulnerable Learner Transition Team have introduced a new post 16 service. This will offer information, advice and guidance to those who are NEET or risk of NEET (not in education, employment or training).

Please see link below to access the referral form for additional support for Surrey residents with ‘Information, Advice and Guidance’ to help young people prepare for their future.

NEET support referral – Surrey County Council (surreycc.gov.uk)

This is a Post-16 offer that provides one-to-one support to young people, to set them on a path to appropriate education, employment or training, and the form can be submitted by the student/parents/professionals. The service will only be able to support young people up to the end of August in Year 13.

This support will be helpful for those who are not successful at college and who require additional support.

Volunteering Opportunity

Would you be interested in volunteering at Grange Community Juniors School on a Thursday after school to help with their Junior Duke Award activities?

Activities include various challenges, including skills such as First Aid, ICT, Eco Awareness, Drama, Music, Sport plus more.

If this is something that would be of interest to you, please drop an email to careers@farn-ct.ac.uk.

Upcoming Events

Event:  Careers in Digital Healthcare
Where: Online via Zoom
When: Thursday 19th October 2023 (16:30-18:00)

Spotlighting some of the exciting roles in digital healthcare, this webinar will introduce careers in analytics, social media, web development and more.

Click here to register.

Future career webinar dates for your diary include: Nursing & Midwifery on 14th November 2023, Primary Care on 6th December 2023, Allied Health Professions & Healthcare Science on 25th January 2024 and Mental Health on 5th March 2024

Event:  Recruitment Open Day
Where: Kingsclear, Park Road, Camberley, Surrey, GU15 2LN
When: Saturday 21st October 2023 (10am-4pm)

Kingsclear support an environment for excellence, transparency and quality care, nurturing their colleagues to be the best version of themselves, providing you with the tools, opportunities and support to expand your professional and personal skills. They offer flexible contracts, competitive rates of pay and the opportunity to join them on a fantastic journey doing what they do best – ‘Care From The Heart’.

Event:  Royal Holloway Online Open Event
Where: Online
When: Wednesday 25th October 2023 (4-6pm)

This online open day is your chance to learn about all things Royal Holloway from the comfort of your own home. The event is open to anyone who wants to find out more about undergraduate study.

Click here to book your place.

Event:  Study Skills and Exam Technique Webinar
Where: Online Webinar
When: Sunday 5th and Saturday 11th November 2023 (11am-1pm)

In order to enhance student confidence and address inequalities in academic attainment and exams this year, this is a FREE initiative to support students with study skills and exam technique mentoring.

All students are invited from all backgrounds to take part in this Live Free Virtual Study Skills and Exam Technique Webinar which is suitable for students in Years 10-13 studying any subject. If students are unable to attend the webinar live, they can register to receive a recording along with some excellent free handouts describing study techniques that are underpinned by evidence-based-research.

Places will be allocated on a ‘first-come-first-served basis’, and students can register for free with this conference registration form: https://airtable.com/appaypcxGI0Xqbp5C/shrHPWt01RPcs3d9g

Event:  Open Event
Where: Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham, Surrey, TW20 0EX
When: Saturday 11th November 2023

If you already have an offer to study at the Royal Holloway, you’ll be able to explore your academic department further and get all the information you need to help your decision making.

You’re also welcome to attend if you’re at the start of your university journey and want to find out more about this university. Their open day runs from 9:30am-16:00pm, you are welcome to stay for just the morning or afternoon, or for the entire day.

Book your place here.

Event:  University Centre Sparsholt Open Event
Where: University Centre Sparsholt, Westley Lane, Sparsholt, Hampshire, SO21 2NF
When: Saturday 11th November 2023 (timings will be confirmed when you book a place)

University Centre Sparsholt is one of the leading providers of undergraduate courses for the land, environment, and conservation.

Find out more about studying one of their degrees on their countryside campus. Tour of facilities and get all your questions answered by their teaching team.

Register for this event here. Make sure you book the appropriate session for the subject you are interested in studying.

Apprenticeship Vacancies

Here is a list of Apprenticeship Vacancies.

Vacancy of the Month

Fitness Motivator & Personal Trainer

Everyone Active at Hart leisure Centre are seeking an ambitious and self-motivated individual to take on this role.

The successful candidate will be contracted as a Part-time Fitness Motivator with the expectation to deliver Personal Training in addition.

Excellent salary plus benefits!

For further details and to apply, click here.

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