Remote Learning (CEIAG) – Career Education, Information and Guidance

 

YEARS  7, 8 and 9

Buzz Quiz - Developing Self Awareness and Careers that Suit Me (60 Minutes)

 

Task 1: (10 minutes)

Develop self-awareness by discovering:

  • your strengths
  • what makes you tick
  • what you're like as in different situations
  • which celebrities share your personality type

by taking the Buzz Quiz.  There are 16 possible results, each connected to an animal. Which animal are you?  Click the link to take the Buzz Quiz - https://icould.com/buzz-quiz/

 

Task 2: (25 minutes)

Use the results of the quiz to research 4 different careers that suit your personality and skill set.  Click the link to choose which areas of work you want to explore further - https://icould.com/explore/#jobtype

 

Task 3: (25 minutes)

Research what jobs and careers link to the subjects you do at school.  It should help you choose what GCSEs subjects to take next.  Click the link - https://icould.com/explore/categories/job-types/education/#subject

 

YEARS  10 and 11

Activity 1.1 – YourGamePlan – Registration and Career Planning (60 minutes)

What you can do with the YourGamePlan online platform?

At YourGamePlan, you can explore courses, gain certificates and career opportunities – with industry-proven tools and insights directly from leading UK organisations. This means you’ll be learning relevant industry skills that employers are specifically looking for – giving you a competitive advantage and a step-up from your peers, for free.

Simply sign-up and you can choose from six course categories: Career Planning, Application and Interview, Skills for the Workplace, Behaviour for the Workplace, Improving Your Mental Health and Lifestyle, and Introduction to Industries. You’ll have the freedom to learn new personal skills and employability skills by working independently from home.

 

Task 1:

Register with the YourGamePlan platform here -  https://yourgameplan.co.uk/register/ - ensuring that you select Park Vale Academy as your school.  (5 minutes)

Task 2:

Work through the Career Planning section:

Module 1:

First Steps to Picking a Career - Watch the video (7 minutes)

First Steps to Picking a Career – Take the test (8 minutes)

Module 2:

Choosing Your Career Path – Written (25-30 minutes)

Choosing Your Career Path – Take the test (10 minutes)

 

Activity 1.2 – YourGamePlan – How to Write an Effective CV (60 minutes)

 

Task 1:

Log back into your YourGamePlan platform here: https://yourgameplan.co.uk/login/

Search for the course ‘How to Write an Effective CV’ or following this link: https://yourgameplan.co.uk/courses/how-to-write-an-effective-cv/

Task 2:

Work through the 5 course modules for How to Write an Effective CV

 

Module 1:

The Purpose of a CV and What Employers Look For - Watch the video (5 minutes)

The Purpose of a CV and What Employers Look For - Take the test (5 minutes)

Module 2:

               What Does a Good CV Look Like? – Watch the video (8 minutes)

               What Does a Good CV Look Like? – Take the test (5 minutes)

Module 3:

               Tailoring your CV for a Specific Job Role – Watch the video (6 minutes)

               Tailoring your CV for a Specific Job Role – Take the test (5 minutes)

Module 4:

Write a CV When You Have Litter or No Work Experience, and CV Errors to Avoid – Watch the video (5 minutes)

Write a CV When You Have Litter or No Work Experience, and CV Errors to Avoid – Take the test (5 minutes)

Module 5:

               How to get Help with Your CV – Watch the video (5 minutes)

               How to get Help with Your CV – Take the test (5 minutes)

Buzz Quiz - Developing Self Awareness and Careers that Suit Me (60 Minutes)

 

Task 1: (10 minutes)

Develop self-awareness by discovering:

  • your strengths
  • what makes you tick
  • what you're like as in different situations
  • which celebrities share your personality type

by taking the Buzz Quiz.  There are 16 possible results, each connected to an animal. Which animal are you?  Click the link to take the Buzz Quiz - https://icould.com/buzz-quiz/

 

Task 2: (25 minutes)

Use the results of the quiz to research 4 different careers that suit your personality and skill set.  Click the link to choose which areas of work you want to explore further - https://icould.com/explore/#jobtype

 

Task 3: (25 minutes)

Research what jobs and careers link to the subjects you do at school.  It should help you choose what A Levels or Further Education course to choose next.  Click the link - https://icould.com/explore/categories/job-types/education/#subject