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Penglais Sixth Form is committed to providing excellent information and services to not only those applying to university but also to those students who are seeking alternative options. Choosing a career path can be a difficult process and we aim to provide effective support to our students.
In this section we will provide links to websites that contain information on careers, work experience, apprenticeships and employment strategies.
A ‘one stop shop’ on everything career related, this is an excellent resources that provides useful information and links to a host of relevant websites. A must view for all students; this website also contains useful information for parents. Created by Susan Burke who has ten years of experience in the careers sector this website is an extremely efficient method of researching career opportunities.
Information site explaining everything there is to know about apprenticeships. This website has latest news, press releases, information on the different types of apprenticeships available as well as support.
Information is available on courses, apprenticeships, jobs and university. This website should be used along with our careers service which is based in the sixth form centre. An extremely valuable tool in helping to research future prospects and opportunities, this site allows students to view vacancies and find links to applications.
This is a website which brings aspiration raising opportunities to students and parents. Students can spend 10 minutes signing up and telling them what they are interested in, and they will be able to email relevant activities such as work placements, mentoring schemes, podcasts, summer schools, etc.
A wide range of short term volunteer placements across the whole of Wales are promoted through this website! Especially useful for those taking a gap year or those who want to experience different types of jobs; this is a good resource for those wanting to build up their CVs and experience.