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Life at School

About life here at West Coventry Academy


Careers: Students

CAREERS HOMEPAGE


COLLEGE OPEN / INFO DAYS / SESSIONS 2023 (Updated Jan 2023)

Coventry College - www.coventrycollege.ac.uk  02476932932 - CITY – CV1 5DG

Wednesdays –25th Jan, 22nd March & 14th June all between 5-7pm

Book a place via the website.

Warwickshire Collegewww.wcg.ac.uk  

Leamington Spa - Tues 31st January, tues 18th April 5.30-8pm

Moreton Morrell – Saturday 4th Feb & 22nd April 10am-1pm

Rugby –Tuesday 7th Feb & 25th April 5.30-8pm

Warwick – Trident (Engineering) Thursday 2nd Feb & 20th April 5.30-8pm

NWSLC (Nuneaton & South Leics)http://www.nwslc.ac.uk 

0330058 3000 Nuneaton Campus (CV11 6BH) Must Register for Open Evenings

Nuneaton Campus Thurs 9th February & 29th June 5-8pm

Hinckley (Creative Arts only) Mon 6th February & 26th June 5-8pm

Harrowbrook Campus (Construction Trades Only) Thurs 9th Feb & 29th June 5-8pm

Mira Technology Institute (Engineering) Thurs 9th Feb & 29th June 5-8pm

Stratford upon Avon Collegewww.stratford.ac.uk 01789 266245

Wednesday 22nd March 5-7.30pm

Solihull Collegewww.solihull.ac.uk 0121 678 7000

Blossomfields B91 1SB  - Tuesday 7th March 5-7.30pm

Woodlands  B36 0NF  Campus – includes Construction) – Wednesday 8th March 5-7.30pm

Check which campus offers which course via website (Woodlands mainly Construction,Engineering, Motor Vehicle, H&B,Cabin Crew)

UCB (Birmingham)www.ucb.ac.uk 0121 604 1000

Thursday 9th March & 11th May 4-7pm – You Need to Register

Hereward Collegewww.hereward.ac.uk 024 76461231 –

check website for details (last year all were virtual)

WMG Academy (Engineering) -  www.wmgacademy.org.uk  02476464661

Virtual Tour on website

Access Creative College - www.accesscreative.ac.uk 0800 28 18 42

Saturday 4th Feb 10am – 2pm and Monday 3rd April 4-8pm

BOA Academy – Birmingham Ormiston Academy - www.boa-academy.co.uk 0121 359 9300  

Check website for details. Deadline for applicants end January

BIMM – British & Irish Modern Music - https://www.bimm.ac.uk 020 8749 3131

Saturdays, 28th Jan 10am – 1pm or 1-4pm you need to prebook a session.

MTC Academy  (Engineering Apprenticeships) - www.the-mtc.org 02476701801

Tues 7th Feb, Thurs 16th March & Tues 18th April 5.30pm

MGTS (Engineering Apprenticeships) - www.mgts.co.uk

Open Events gone – check info on website and apply

CWCT (Various Apprenticeships)

Hairdressing, Early Years, Business, Accounting etc

Advice shop every Wednesday afternoons 2-4pm

Check all websites as you may need to register your interest beforehand!!


CareersMag for School Leavers

This is an interesting magazine that you can read/subscribe to and it's free. It covers everything you need to know and offers information on a range of Careers areas, Apprenticeships, University, plus important general information to prepare for Results Day.




Careers Newsletter Yr 7-11 March 2021 Download (396kb)


Careers Newsletter Yr 12-13 March 2021Download (431kb)


Careers Newsletter Spring 2021 - Download (362kb)


LMI Coventry & Warwickshire
Parent/Student Guide Autumn 2020
Download (902kb)


APPRENTICESHIP INFORMATION

This may seem difficult, but if you are considering an apprenticeship you can still apply.

However, please have a Plan B such as Further Education (6th Form or College).

Applications are still being processed but any events & support will be given ‘virtually’.

Parent Pack: Apprenticeship Information

https://www.gov.uk/apply-apprenticeship - this is where many apprenticeships are advertised and you can apply, after creating an Account.

Additionally, students can search via Employers own websites.

Below are a few of the local training providers who help support young people in obtaining an apprenticeship:-

CWCT – Coventry & Warwickshire Chamber Training – Early Years, Hairdressing, Accounting, Business Admin, IT

HOET – Heart of England Training – Hair & Beauty, Business Admin, Sports, IT

MGTS – Midland Group Training Services – Engineering open for applications - (best via email: recruitment@mgts.co.uk)

MTC Academy – Engineering - (there are no future Open Events but email any enquiries to apprentice@the-mtc.org)

SCCU – Childcare, Sports & Physical Activity, Teaching & Learning, Health & Wellbeing

Local Training Providers/Colleges who support Apprenticeships. They do have SOME apprenticeships but will also support you in your search, however YOU need to also be proactive as there are no guarantees:

Coventry College - Business, Childcare & Early Years, Computing, Construction Trades, Digital, Engineering, Hospitality & Catering, Media & Interactive Media, Motor Vehicle, Teacher Training

WMJOBS - Search for Apprenticeships offered by local Councils such as Coventry City Council, Solihull, Warwickshire

PrimaryGoalIT working in Primary Schools

JBC Training - IT, Digital Media, Technical

MTC - Engineering

NHS - Health, Business, IT