Careers Software

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Herschel Grammar School provides access to the software listed on this page for the use of Herschel students only.

 

Careerpilot is for 11-19 year olds, it will help your child find out about all your options when they are  14, 16 and 18, including apprenticeships, college, higher level study, etc.

The website also includes tools to help you know more about yourself, explore your options and plan your next steps.

www.careerpilot.org.uk  

Watch the Careerpilot video which explains what your child can be doing to manage their career. (YouTube)

 

HELP: No idea what I want to do with my life!

YOU NEED:  KUDOS

Click on the logo below to access Kudos.

Kudos is available here to Herschel Grammar School students only, so if you have not done so before, you will need the Herschel licence code. You will be told this by the teacher in your careers lesson or by the school careers adviser in a guidance session. If you wish to use Kudos outside of these scenarios, please see or email the Careers Leader for the latest passcode.

 

 

HELP: I don't know which A Levels to choose (or where my current A Levels could take me) 

YOU NEED: WHICH UNIVERSITY

Which University connects up A Level choices with university degrees.

YOU NEED: FUTURE FINDER

Future Finder connects today’s A Level choices with tomorrow’s careers. It shows you which jobs are growing and need you. You can see which A Level choices can earn you the most money. It helps you understand how what you learn in the classroom is relevant to the outside world.

Future Finder features 430 different jobs and draws on a variety of labour market data feeds from credible sources such as UCAS, UKCES and the Russell Group.

YOU NEED: RUSSELL GROUP INFORMED CHOICES

The Russell Group Informed Choices tool helps you to understand how groups of A Level choices can lead to degree courses, specifically at Russell Group universities.

 

HELP: I need to find out about a particular career

YOU NEED:  ECLIPS

eClips is licenced for use by Herschel Grammar School students only. Click on the link below and enter the school passcode. You will be told this by the teacher in your careers lesson or by the school careers adviser in a guidance session. If you wish to use eClips outside of these scenarios, please see or email the Careers Leader for the latest passcode.

 

YOU ALSO NEED: SUCCESS AT SCHOOL

 

 

HELP: I need some career inspiration

YOU NEED:  iCOULD

Click on the link below to enter icould

HELP: I need to create a CV, and fast!

YOU NEED:  CVBUILDER on KUDOS

Log into Kudos using the link and details above. Select 'CV Builder' from the 'Next Steps' menu.

You can download an excellent pdf guide to making your CV stand out from the link at the bottom of this page. You can also visit the 'Employment' page of this website to see some examples of some good CVs by students who are soon leaving school.

 

HELP: I want to look for work experience!

YOU NEED:  WORKFINDER

Download the Workfinder app by clicking on the link below and use it to connect with employers. You could also check out the other advice on the 'work experience and volunteering' page of the school website. 

 

 

HELP: I want to get some interview practice!

YOU NEED:  SKILLS2USE

Download the Skills2Use app by clicking on the link below and use it to access a huge range of possible interview questions and suggested answers. You could also check out the other advice on the 'employment' page of the school website. 

 

 

 
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