Careers Information, Advice and Guidance

Careers Information, Advice and Guidance

If you or your child would like to recieve on future careers and plans for after the Global Academy please contact your form tutor in the first instance. Advice can also be sought via Progress Leaders, Head of Media or Head of Careers and External Relations.

Students can access a range of physical resources and guides via the "Careers Corner" on the third floor breakout area and using the digital resource library by logging into Grofar. If you have problems accessing Grofar, please contact JJ.

 

The National Careers Service

The National Careers Service offers free impartial careers advice to help individuals make informed decisions about their careers, education training and employment opportunities. They offer help and advice on CVs and job interviews, choosing a course, applying for further or higher education, making overseas qualifications count, applying for jobs or deciding on a career direction - they also offer:

  • Careers advice
  • Assistance with producing a winning CV
  • Professional advice on job search techniques
  • Advice on filling in application forms
  • Interview practice
  • Skills diagnosis
  • Guidance on voluntary work

More information is available at https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk

They list a long list of suitable job profiles in the creative and media industry - take a look by clicking here: https://nationalcareers.service.gov.uk/job-categories/creative-and-media

Webchat

Chat with an adviser using webchat by clicking here. This service is open from 8am to 10pm, 7 days a week.

Phone

Call 0800 100 900 to speak to an adviser. Lines are open from 8am to 10pm, 7 days a week. Calls are free from landlines and most mobile numbers. Find out about call charges and freephone numbers.

If you need advice in a different language, choose option 5 to speak to an adviser using an interpreter.

Web form

Use our web form to ask your question and we'll get back to you as soon as possible.

Face-to-face advice

Call 0800 100 900 to find out if you're eligible for a face-to-face appointment with an adviser.

Text

Text your name and the word ADVICE to 07766 413219 and a National Careers Service adviser will call you back for free. You can also use this text number to ask for information like telephone numbers and addresses. Please note we can't open pictures sent by text.

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