Job Opportunities & Apprenticeships
Options for University and students in 6th form
Welcome to the new Job Opportunities area – a place where Sandwell Academy students can find regularly updated local, national and worldwide opportunities.
For full details of vacancies, please make an appointment with Miss Caddick, Director of Careers or Mrs Smith, Employment and Training Consultant. Don’t forget to visit this page regularly to check for new vacancies and opportunities!
Apprenticeships & Jobs
Links to Apprenticeships and Training Schemes.
For Engineering Apprenticeship vacancies suitable for 16 to 18 year old students. See Miss Caddick for more information. Or visit the website:
If you are interested in these vacancies, you should apply immediately – do not wait until nearer the deadline, as competitive is fierce! For support with applications, please see Miss Caddick in Careers.
Current employers still recruiting include:
Course: The Retail Development Programme (Lord Ashcroft International Business School at Anglia Ruskin University)
Requirements: At least 240 UCAS points (from 3 A Levels or equivalent) and 5 GCSEs grade A – C (including English & Maths)
For more information: http://www.seemore-bemore.co.uk/school-leaver-programme/
Gap Year opportunities
Camp America: this popular summer camp provider is currently recruiting and is currently holding a series of recruitment fairs in January 2013 where you could be hired on the spot! For more information and to book your place, visit: www.campamerica.co.uk/events
The National Apprenticeship Service has a regularly updated database of all apprenticeship opportunities. You will need to register on the website. Once you have done this, you can search for apprenticeships by sector and postcode. For more information and to register, visit: http://www.apprenticeships.org.uk/
If you haven’t yet applied for university, and are interested in a new approach in gaining your degree which combines academic study with paid employment, then you might like to consider an employer-sponsored degree. These schemes are highly competitive, and often lead to excellent employment opportunities following graduation. If you are interested in these schemes, you should apply immediately – do not wait until nearer the deadline, as competitive is fierce! For support with applications, please see Miss Caddick in Careers.