Careers, IAG & Post 16
Welcome to the Careers, IAG and Post 16 page of our website.
Our Careers Leader is Mrs E Rehbein, who is based at Bridge learning Campus. Emma can be contacted by using the following e-mail address firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 0117 3534472 Ext 2061
Emma has the Career Leader Qualification, has an IAG level 6 qualification and has
achieved all 8 Gatsby benchmarks here at Bridge Learning Campus.
The Careers team have a dedicated Careers office, with many resources. We are available Monday - Thursday 9.00 - 3.00pm and Friday 9.00 - 2.00pm.
We are really pleased to announce our new Bridge Learning Campus Careers Zone, which can be accessed by clicking here.
The key features are simple to use and will allow our students to
- Take a career related assessment
- Browse courses and careers
- Create and build their CV
- See local Labour market information ( LMI)
The Skills Health Check is a set of quizzes and activities designed to help you explore your skills, interests and motivations. Please click here to start. Working through the Skills Health Check can help you decide what kind of jobs might be right for you. You’ll be able to download your report once you’ve completed at least one assessment.
For Bristol's Post 16 Directory 2022 please click here
And for the Bristol Post 16 Website please click here whereby you can see the range of Post 16 pathways and opportunities and events occurring across the City.
Careers Education, Information, Advice & Guidance Policy and Programme
Provider Access Statement 2021/2022
GATSBY Benchmarks & Baker Clause
Careers & Progression
Online resources for people of all ages. Help with career pathways, course options and lots more.
http://www.careerpilot.org.uk/ (A great online resource for people of all ages. It can help with career pathways, course options and lots more)
https://www.professionalapprenticeships.co.uk/ (Information on high quality Apprenticeships in Business, Digital Marketing and IT based in and around Bristol and Bath)
https://www.prospects.ac.uk/job-profiles (For careers that need a degree or similar qualification, follow this link for more information on job roles, the qualifications required and how much you can earn)
https://www.nextleveltraining.uk.com/ (Business Development Group of Reflections Training Academy who are leading training providers in apprenticeships, traineeships and corporate training.
www.apprenticeships.gov.uk (Information on Apprenticeships, what they involve and how you can find one)
https://www.prospects.ac.uk/planner (Upper School Students? try this career quiz)
Post 16 Opportunities
Post 16 - Open Days/Events
Book places online
City of Bristol College
- All centres Wednesday 30 March 2022 4.30 - 7.30pm (Register on line)
- More event dates see link below
St Brendan’s Sixth Form Centre
- Visit our on-line open event 2022 by clicking here
- Thursday 28 April 2022 5.30 - 8.00pm (Register on line)
Ashton Sixth Form College
- Applications closed although late applications will be looked at, though not guaranteed
Click here to register
Bristol Robins Foundation
- Apply on line
On Site Bristol
- Apply on line
St Mary Redcliffe Sixth form
- Open evenings are virtual and can be accessed through the website https://www.smrt.bristol.sch.uk/index.php/applying-
Bristol Grammar School
- The admissions team can help to arrange a suitable time for you to attend
Access Creative College
We’re delighted to be back in the full swing of things with proper on-campus open days! You will be able to meet our amazing team of staff and students, see cutting edge equipment and facilities, find out important information about our courses and ask questions with our creative industry subject specialists. Places are very limited and we have a strict booking policy, so please make sure that you book. Please try to only bring one extra person with you so there is enough space for other visitors. Once you have booked, one of our team will be in touch with you to confirm your booking.
Open Day - Tuesday 3rd May - 6 pm
We can't wait to see you!
Click here to book your place
Bristol City Robins Foundation
Applications are still being accepted for September 2022 on the below courses.
- BTEC Level 1 / 2 First Certificate in Sport (based at Ashton Gate Stadium)
- BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport (based at Ashton Gate Stadium)
- BTEC Level 3 Diploma & Expended Diploma in Sports Coaching & Development (based at City Academy Bristol)
- BTEC Level 3 Diploma & Extended Diploma in Sport & Exercise Science (based at Merchants Academy School)
- BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Esports (based at BELONG Gaming Arena & City Academy Bristol)
Any students who are interested, please submit an application. Apply for September 2022 Now!
Please do not hesitate to get in touch with the Robins Foundation if you require any further information or have specific questions regarding student suitability on one of our courses.
Our Post 16 students have been contacted regarding their chosen destinations and students know they are welcome to book an appointment with the Careers Leader, Emma, should any further support be needed.
After school opportunities
Sign up here
Apprenticeships & Traineeships
Babington - https://www.babington.co.uk
BEMA - https://www.bema.co.uk
Focus Training Group - https://www.recruit-apprentice.service.gov.uk/apprenticeshipapplication
GK Apprenticeships -
North Bristol NHS Trust - http://www.nbt.nhs.uk/careers/career-options/apprenticeships
On Site Bristol https://www.onsitebristol.co.uk
Paragon Skills - https://www.paragonskills.co.uk
A Guide for Parents and Carers
Careers Activities and Events
We are proud to say that in previous years all of our Year 10 students have enjoyed the opportunity of spending a week on work experience
Work Experience 2021
Unfortunately due to Covid 19 restrictions, planning for work experience 2021 is on hold, however this will remain under review
Work Experience 2022
We are pleased to confirm that Work Experience is planned for Monday 4 - Friday 8 July 2022
If anyone has friends or family with business connections that could potentially offer a placement, please let us know and we will be happy to make contact.
Take a look at the photos below of previous years work experience;
For students who are not attending a placement with an business or organisation outside of school, we are arranging a week of workshops and activities related to career opportunities
Year 11 Activities Week 2021
During week 7 - 11 June, our Year 11 students enjoyed a fun, interactive week before they left BLC for pastures new, with organisations running various activities.
Students spent time with the Navy, Boomsatsuma, Access Creative, Knowle West Media and others, their week ending with a final assembly, shirt signing and collecting their Year book
General careers advice / Guidance:
For Labour Market
For Apprenticeship Information
For 6th Forms / Colleges
*Please note the above list is useful contacts and not exhaustive. More information can be found on the Careers Board in the Secondary campus.