Careers Advice

Careers Information, Advice and Guidance at Outwood Academy Portland

Careers at Outwood Academy Portland will support you to acquire the educational, social and employability skills necessary for lifelong success in a diverse and changing world of work.

Mrs Rigby is the lead contact alongside Miss Clough on Careers and the Academy works in partnership with CareersInc, an external, independent and impartial careers guidance service based in school Tuesdays and Thursdays. CareersInc can help with all aspects of careers and choices for the future including sixth form, college, apprenticeships, university, funding, scholarships and vocational routes. They will also support students with CVs and applications.

Students will be supported in a number of ways including:

  • Careers lessons and assemblies
  • Access to career advisers including individual meetings and drop-in sessions
  • Careers information and IT based careers programmes
  • Information on noticeboards, plasma screens and websites
  • Monthly enrichment sessions with employers

Proud holders of the Gold Standard Quality Award in Careers

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Useful Links

School leaver options

Apprenticeships - Find out more

Career in gaming? Feeling creative?

Going into medicine? Check the entry requirements

Job profiles on the National Careers Service website

Careers in sport

Nursing and midwifery

Fancy a career in the NHS? Try the role explorer tool

Have you got the skills you need to get in work?

Apprenticeship routes

Find out about Sixth Form and the A-levels you can choose

Life changing new skills

Find and apply for apprenticeships

Advice and guidance from CareersInc - www.careersinc.uk/outwood-portland