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Important Sources of Information

Wherever possible, we will promote  events offering information and support for students considering what to do after leaving school. The following events/websites may be of interest:

General Information

National Careers Service

The NCS provides a range of careers information and advice, including help with writing CVs, job profiles and pathways. More information here:

Universal Leavers Application Service (ULAS)

Promotes a variety of exciting college/apprenticeship opportunities for students.

More information:

Click here to read Useful Information on Employability Skills


Click here to read A Guide To Apprenticeships.

CONEL Apprenticeships Jobs Fair and Apprenticeships Day

Thursday 8 March 2018
Come along to our Apprenticeships Fair, where you can meet employers and apply for a apprenticeship vacancy on the spot! All welcome - Tottenham Centre - 3pm – 6pm

We also have an Apprenticeships Evening aimed primarily at parents and mature applicants! All welcome - Enfield Centre - 6.30pm – 7.30pm

Click here for more information and to book your space now.

Investment 2020 Apprenticeships

Software Developer Apprenticeship 

This Software Developer Apprenticeship is for the people who are interested in tech and want to pursue a career in the IT department. 

Closing Date - 30 April 2018

Start Date - September 2018

If you are interested in finding out/applying for this role, click here.

Finance Apprenticeship 

Schroders are looking for school/college leavers who have the enthusiasm and willingness to learn more about our industry and our business. You will need to demonstrate an interest in working for Schroders as part of the finance apprenticeship programme. 

Closing Date - 30 April 2018

Start Date - 3 September 2018

If you are interested in finding out/applying for this role, click here.

Transport for London Apprenticeship Scheme

More information:

The London Hairdressing Apprenticeship Academy Limited

Runs open days and events for students considering a career in hairdressing or barbering.

More information:

Higher and Degree Apprenticeships

This Government-run scheme provides information on a range of Apprenticeships.  

More information here:


Marketing Metrix Internships

This company is offering some apprenticeship positions as well short internships for students interested in the data analytics / marketing services sector.

More information: /

Universities & Colleges

University Taster Days

For constantly updated information on University Taster Days, visit:

CONEL Open Days

Our open days are a chance for you to speak to our expert tutors about courses and all of the wide range of options we can offer you. You can even have an interview and receive an offer for your course, all on the same day!

You can also:

  • Get advice on progression and how to get the qualifications you need for further education or employment.
  • Get impartial information, Advice and Guidance (IAG) to make sure you make the right decision for you.
  • Take part in a range of activities to give you a taste of College life.
  • Get all the help you need to complete an application.

They take place on Saturday 10th March and Saturday 12th May 2018. Full details here.

Haringey 6th Form

  1.     Our last Open Event is this Saturday 10th March from 10am-1pm, book here to attend, and
  2.     We will also be launching our very exciting new City & Guilds Professional Chef course with GUARANTEED JOB INTERVIEW at the end of the year, more information can be found here.
  3.     Our Applications window closes on 31st March, for a secured Conditional Offer for September, apply here.

Barnet & Southgate College Open Days

These days are primarily designed for students to get a feel of what college life will be like in September and to meet their future peers for next year. The days are for students who have already applied to college courses but is also open to students who have not yet applied and would like to get a feel for what college life is like. 

Students can register using this link:

University of Warwick Summer Schools 2018

Applications are now open for the University of Warwick’s two fantastic Year 12 residential summer schools, aimed at less advantaged learners (such as those eligible for free school meals, pupil premium, living in local authority care etc.) Please read on to learn more about each event.


Experience Warwick Year 12 Summer School 2018


Tuesday 10th to Saturday 14th July 2018

Number of places:

Approximately 75 places for Year 12 students


University of Warwick


National Schools

Description:  Five day residential offering an opportunity to experience life and studies at a research intensive university. Participants will attend taster sessions in various subjects and carry out a group research project as well as taking part in social activities.


Academic Criteria (predicted A Level grades) and Widening Participation Criteria

How to Apply?

Interested students should apply online


Sutton Trust Year 12 Summer School 2018


Sunday 29th July to Friday 3rd August 2018

Number of places:

Approximately 120 places for Year 12 students


University of Warwick


National Schools


Warwick’s Sutton Trust Summer School provides you with a fantastic opportunity to experience life as if you were a first-year undergraduate! Each subject stream will involve a mix of lectures, seminars or lab sessions, and you will be taught by some of our leading academics and post-graduate students.

You will improve your research and presentation skills through taking part in a group project within your subject, supported by our team of current Warwick students who will be working with you throughout the week.

We have also planned a full social programme for the evenings, including a Formal Dinner on our last night, giving you the all-round student experience!


Academic Criteria (predicted A Level grades) and Widening Participation Criteria

How to Apply?

Interested students should apply online via the Sutton Trust website

How to apply?

  • Eligible students can find further information and submit an application via our website for the Experience Warwick summer school or via the Sutton Trust website.
  • Further details about eligibility criteria are listed online.
  • lease send this information to any eligible students that may be interested in applying.
  • Deadline for applications is Thursday 8th March 2018.

Any Questions?

If you have any questions or would like to speak to a member of staff regarding the Summer Schools please do not hesitate to contact them on 02476 573555 or email

Particular Sectors


The University of Law


The legal sector is changing rapidly and our Solicitor Apprenticeship offers a 6-7 year programme for post A Level students and non-law graduates to qualify as solicitors whilst gaining real experience in the workplace.

Candidates need 3 A Levels at grades A* - C or equivalent, plus 5 GCSEs including Maths & English at Level 4 or above.

Apprentices will sit the new Solicitors Qualifying Exam (SQE), Parts 1 & 2, as part of this course and gain an LLB (Hons) Law degree in Legal Practice & Skills. On successful completion of the SQE, candidates who meet suitability requirements can apply to the Solicitors Regulation Authority to be admitted as a solicitor, without the need to complete a separate training contract.


The University of Law, in partnership with Damar Training, also offers a 2 year Level 3 Paralegal Apprenticeship. This gives the candidate the opportunity to take University of Law practice modules and learn from our highly skilled and experienced tutors, many of whom are lawyers with real world experience.

Candidates need 2/3 A Levels (3 if degree level content is incorporated in their studies), plus 5 GCSEs including Maths & English at Level 4 or above.

For more information interested students should email

Students can also contact local firms to see if they are interested in taking on an apprentice, as well as seeking vacancies on


Work Experience

Medical Projects has spaces on its medical work experience courses for aspiring medical students. They say, "These courses are a great way for those aspiring to a career in healthcare to stand out in a very competitive university application process. In fact, students who join our courses are 3 times more likely to gain a place at medical school. Details about the work experience and also dates below."

Placements include:

  • 25 hours hospital work experience per week
  • Interview workshops
  • MMI simulation with feedback
  • Panel interview simulation with feedback
  • 2 x Clinical training sessions per week
  • Personal statement review and advice
  • UKCAT & BMAT courses

Upcoming dates:

  • 11th February - 17th February 2018
  • 18th February - 24th February 2018

For students looking to book medical work experience and for more information, the link is: Hospital Work Experience

Widening Participation

Information about careers in the NHS:

Red Carnation Hotel Degree Apprenticeship

We're growing our degree apprenticeship offering at Pearson Business School and we're excited to announce the launch of our latest hospitality degree apprenticeship with Red Carnation Hotel Group.

Red Carnation Hotel Group is a collection of family-run, award-winning boutique hotels across the globe. They are looking to recruit five new apprentices to assist the management team at their luxury London hotels.

Degree apprentices will have the opportunity to:

  • Study a BA (Hons) Business Management Degree with us
  • Join the luxury hotels market and learn from an award-winning company
  • Have their tuition fees paid for by Red Carnation Hotel Group
  • Earn a salary of £18,000 per annum (increasing to £20,000 after 18 months)

This is a great opportunity for students looking to get into the hospitality industry and combine work with study. Please do forward to anyone who may be of interest. 

Applications close at midnight on Monday 11th June.

Chickenshed Theatre Open Days

Interested in studying Performing Arts? Come and find out about our BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Performing Arts, Foundation Degree in Inclusive Performance or BA (Hons) in Inclusive Performance (Top-Up Year) courses at our Open Day on Friday 8 June. This is an ideal opportunity to meet staff, participate in a workshop and get a feel for what being a student here will be like.

This Open Day is open for students wishing to apply for our courses both this September and in September 2019.

There will be an opportunity to partake in a Q&A on the day for the Level 3 and Undergraduate Programmes.

The open day also includes a unique opportunity to watch a final production created and performed by our Foundation Degree Students.

All attendees must be present at 11:15am.

Date: Friday 8 June

Time: 11:15 - 16:00

Age recommendation: 15+

Please register your attendance by e-mailing or alternatively please call 020 8216 2741 if you would like to speak to someone about the open day.

Gap Year Opportunities