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CEIAG Careers FAQ

Frequently asked questions, answered and your chance to ask.

FAQ

If you can't find answers on the website please email any questions regarding any part of Careers to Mr Sholes.

a.sholes@reddish.stockport.sch.uk

 

Q - What do I do if I don't know what I want to do after RVHS?

A - All year 11 have the opportunity to have a 1:1 independent careers advice, please contact Mr Sholes to arrange a meeting. a.sholes@reddish.stockport.sch.uk

All students can log in to Xello using your google account details and after inputting info in the ‘About me’ section it will suggest various career pathways suitable. Click here to login to Xello

 

Q – When do I have to apply to college?

A – All colleges have different application deadlines and in this pandemic we suggest to always check with the college for the most up to date information. We have given a list of local college application dead lines in the students and Parents section of the school website.

 

Q – What courses are best for me?

A – The choosing of courses at Further Education is very bespoke to the student but there is guidance.

Xello

Xello is a great tool to find out about local FE providers and the courses they offer.

FE Providers

Colleges are more than willing to arrange meetings to discuss any course content and offer advice so please contact them and ask.

1:1 Careers meeting

All year 11 have the opportunity to have a 1:1 independent careers advice, please contact Mr Sholes to arrange a meeting. a.sholes@reddish.stockport.sch.uk

 

Q – What is an Apprenticeship?

A – Apprenticeships are real jobs with training and are a great way to build your skills and future. Check out GMACS for more information.

 

Q – What is are T Levels?

A – T Levels are new courses which follow GCSEs and are equivalent to 3 A levels. These 2-year courses, which launched September 2020, have been developed in collaboration with employers and businesses so that the content meets the needs of industry and prepares students for work, further training or study.

T Levels offer students a mixture of classroom learning and ‘on-the-job’ experience during an industry placement of at least 315 hours (approximately 45 days). Click Here for more info