Assemblies

Below is our final lockdown assembly with some important messages about our return.

Your weekly coaching session will be later in the day with the teacher shown below.

If you need any more help then always email sixthform@ntc.kent.sch.uk first and we'll be happy to help.

Thinking ahead about your career



Opportunities for Year 12 and Year 13 virtual on-line work experience

Did you know there are virtual on-line work experience opportunities on offer for sixth form students? Work experience is a great way to quantify your skills and prove your enthusiasm and dedication to a particular field of work. Your CV will look more impressive, and you’ll become more employable. Work experience could also give you the ability to expand your network of contacts within an industry, meaning you could gain positive references to use for future jobs, and other roles might become more obtainable. To view the virtual work experience opportunities available, click on the link below.

https://investin.org/pages/choose-your-career?mc_cid=9649b452b4&mc_eid=324bedb336



Expert advice and information about preparing for your future

Understanding the career choices available to you is very important in order for you to make the right decisions. The link provided below offers a wealth of information to help you plan ahead and choose a career destination that's right for you. Please find the time to have a read and reflect upon the next steps for you in terms of your desired career destination when you leave NTC.

https://www.kentprospectus.co.uk/advice/

Live Apprenticeship information event - Thursday 4th February at 4.00pm

On Thursday 4 February, The Education People's Apprentice Kent team will be hosting an information evening for young people and their parents/carers from 4pm to 8pm. The purpose of the event is to provide key information about apprenticeships and how to search and apply for apprenticeship vacancies. The event will consist of a series of live webinars hosted by employers and apprenticeship training providers. Alongside these live webinars we will have information pages on the different apprenticeship sectors with videos and resources to help you explore the apprenticeship options available to you. Below is the link to enrol in this free information event.

https://www.kentprospectus.co.uk/advice/apprenticeships/nkae/2021/



Apprenticeships and Traineeship vacancies

Below are vacancies recently published on the government’s apprenticeship website:

  • Traineeship = 15

  • Intermediate Level Apprenticeship = 377

  • Advanced Level Apprenticeship = 531

  • Higher Apprenticeship = 25

  • Degree = 7

These are just the list of new vacancies. To find the database of all vacancies please follow this link here

Vacancies published on gov.com per week:

Year Week Commencing Number of Vacancies

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2020 23/11/2020 1731

2020 30/11/2020 1919

2020 07/12/2020 2297

2020 14/12/2020 1698

2020 21/12/2020 648

2021 04/01/2021 1682

2021 11/01/2021 1454

Health care professional virtual work experience opportunities

If you have career aspirations to be a doctor, nurse or allied health professional then please keep reading.....

KELSI is offering Health Care work experience programmes, spread across two weeks and includes roughly 10 hours of activity, which you can fit around other responsibilities that you have. There are live webinars as well, which you can catch up with if you can’t make the live times.

The medicine virtual work experience programme will run from Monday 8 February to Friday 19 February and the nursing and allied health professions virtual work experience programme will run from Monday 15 February to Friday 26 February.

You can apply to join through the links below:



NATIONAL APPRENTICESHIP WEEK 2021

8th - 14th February

Activity Pack

Click here to download the Apprenticeship Activity Pack is full of fun and engaging activities for to help you build your own career.


WHAT APPRENTICESHIP AM I TO FOLLOW? QUIZ!

Click here to access a fun and interactive multiple choice quiz 'Which Apprenticeship Am I?' multiple choice quiz will encourage you to think about the benefits and opportunities of apprenticeships.


A - Z OF APPRENTICES

Click here to watch an apprenticeship case study film, The A-Z of female and male apprentices, to discover more about real apprentices, their job roles, the companies they work for and their day to day lives.


NEW HIGHER DEGREE APPRENTICESHIPS

Click here to view the brand-new Higher and Degree Apprenticeship Vacancy Listing, which is now available to download. Showcasing current vacancies across a wide range of sectors, the listing brings together the very best of higher and vocational education opportunities!



THAMES WATER APPRENTICESHIPS - your must apply by 28th February!

There are a wide range of apprenticeships available at Thames Water. Opportunities include:

  • Mechanical & Electrical Engineer

  • Electrical & Instrumentation engineer

  • Automation & Control Technician

  • Laboratory Analysis

  • Process Engineer

  • Research Scientist

  • Systems Engineer

Thames Water has provided a very useful apprentice video which bring these roles to life https://youtu.be/X04Xf9kjKbI

To apply visit visit:www.thameswater.co.uk/about-us/careers

Don't miss out - the deadline to apply is Sunday 28th February!



ENHANCE YOUR CV GET INVOLVED IN LOCAL ELECTIONS THIS MAY!

Around two-thirds of eligible voters in Kent DID NOT VOTE in the last local elections!

This is your chance to get involved in local politics and help drive up voting rates, which would look fantastic on your CV!

The programme run by I HAVE A VOICE is called Local Matters and has three phases. ENGAGE > EDUCATE > EMPOWER. For each of the phases you’ll be provided with resources and invited to live online workshops to design strategies to drive up voting rates in the forthcoming May elections.

For more information and to receive your resources email, please contact rebecca@ihaveavoice.org.uk



Nuffield Research Placement Programme

The Nuffield Research Placement programme provides engaging, hands-on research projects, where Year 12 students have the opportunity to make a meaningful contribution towards the work of a host organisation through a well-supervised but independent research collaboration relating to an area of science, quantitative social science, computing, technology, engineering or maths (or a combination!).

Online Event

Thursday, 11 March 2021

12:00 – 13:00pm

APPLICATIONS ARE NOW OPEN FOR 2021, THE DEADLINE IS 31st MARCH.

STUDENTS CAN APPLY HERE:

https://www.nuffieldresearchplacements.org/apply-student-placement

Attend this live event to find out how to take part in a Nuffield Research Placement.