Careers and Wellbeing Programme 2020/21

Lowestoft Sixth Form College hold the National Quality in Careers Standard and together with East Coast College the matrix standard for provision of information, advice and guidance (IAG). The college offers a team of professional, qualified and impartial advisors and access to careers resources, supporting each student on their careers journey. The careers and wellbeing programme highlights the tutorial offer, which is mapped against the Gatsby benchmarks for good career guidance.

Careers Guidance and Next StepsAvailable to:AugustSeptemberOctoberNovemberDecemberJanuaryFebruary MarchAprilMayJuneJuly
Enrolment and induction information, advice and guidanceAvailable to all via teachers and student servicesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Careers and progression information, advice and guidance interviews available by appointment 1:2:1/by phone/emailAvailable to all via student servicesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Next Step Tutorial (Apprenticeships, Higher Education, Employment, Self-employment and Volunteering)C7 Tutorial: study programmes, AccessYesYesYesYes
Choosing Your CareerC7 Tutorial: study programmes, AccessYesYesYesYes
Career and Progression Planning and ReviewsAvailable to all via teachers and student servicesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Industry Related Speakers and VisitsStudy Programmes and AccessYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Self-Employment InformationAvailable to all via student servicesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Careers EventsAvailable to allYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Workshops: CV writing, apprenticeships, job applications, self employment, interview skillsAvailable to allYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Careers websites: Supporting students with individual career planning and labour market informationAvailable to all via Moodle and websitesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Employability SkillsAvailable to:
Industry Experience and employment related activitiesC7 Tutorial: study programmes & AccessYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Volunteering and social action opportunitiesC7 Tutorial: study programmes, available to Access & apprenticeship taskYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Online Safety - Your Digital Footprint & Keeping Safe OnlineC7 Tutorial: study programmes, available to Access & apprenticeship taskYesYesYes
Money SkillsC7 Tutorial: study programmes, available to Access & apprenticeship taskYesYesYesYes
Moving on - Budgeting and Banking; Cost of Living, Preparing Meals and Personal HealthC7 Tutorial: study programmes & AccessYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Being a Local and Global Citizen - Social Action & enrolment C7 Tutorial: study programmes, available to Access, apprenticeship taskYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Student Voice and Involvement (Inc. Student Union, Ambassadors & Course Rep Activities)Available to allYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
What Makes a Community - Sustainability in Society and WorkC7 Tutorial: study programmes, available to AccessYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Celebrating Individual Difference - Conscious and Unconscious BiasC7 Tutorial: study programmes, available to Access, apprenticeship taskYesYesYesYes
Identifying strengths and positive traits support Available to allYesYesYesYes
Skills for studyAvailable to allYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Higher EducationAvailable to:
Higher Education Options & FinanceC7 Tutorial Level 3 & AccessYesYesYesYesYes
UCAS Clearing Advice and Support: drop-in appointments, 1:2:1, telephone or emailAvailable via Student Services & teachersYesYesYesYesYes
UCAS Application sessionsC7 Tutorial Level 3, Access & other applicantsYesYesYesYesYes
Effective Personal Statement sessionsC7 Tutorial Level 3, Access & other applicantsYesYesYesYesYes
Student Finance talksC7 Tutorial Level 3, Access & other applicantsYesYesYesYesYesYes
Student Finance 1:2:1 support available through student servicesC7 Tutorial Level 3, Access & other applicantsYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Budgeting SkillsC7 Tutorial Level 3, AccessYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Higher Education tripsAvailable via student services & teachersYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
HE Information Session for Parents/CarersAvailable to allYesYesYes
WellbeingAvailable to:
Building Positive Communities: College, British Values & PreventC7 tutorial, Access, Community courses & apprenticeship taskYesYesYesYes
Rude vs Mean vs Bullying vs Hate CrimeC7 tutorial study programmes, available to AccessYesYesYesYes
Promoting Positive Mental Health - Action for HappinessC7 tutorial: study programmes, available to Access & apprenticeship taskYesYesYesYes
Mental Health - Healthy Relationships C7 tutorial: study programmes, available to Access & apprenticeship taskYesYesYesYes
Projecting Confidence - Self-esteem and ResilienceC7 tutorial: study programmes, available to Access & apprenticeship taskYesYesYesYes
Stress Less activities & Revision skillsC7 tutorial: study programmes, AccessYesYesYesYes
Health Relationships: Sexual Health Awareness & ConsentC7 tutorial: study programmes YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Substance Use Awareness and Gambling AddictionC7 tutorial: study programmes, available to access & apprenticeship taskYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Using Your VoteC7 tutorial: study programmes, available to AccessYesYesYesYes
Promoting Physical Health & Importance of sleepC7 Tutorial: study programmes, available to Access & apprenticeship taskYesYesYesYesYesYes
Personal Safety (bookable via wellbeing team)Available to allYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Restorative ApproachesC7 tutorial: study programmes, available to Access & apprentice taskYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Plus More enrichment activitiesAvailable to allYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes

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