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Navigate: Career and Personal Development Passport

by Shaun Harper -

The Work Placements team has created a quick guide for students on Navigate and the Passport, what it is and how to access it.

Employability Week: Build Your Work Skills (1-5 March 2021)

by Shaun Harper -

Employability Week Student Schedule

Next week is Employability Week and each day we are holding online events to help you build your work skills. We are working with a range of local and national employers including Lloyds Bank, O2, RAF, Yorkshire Water, and West Yorkshire Police.

Please book a place to attend a presentation or mock interview by logging onto the VLE and selecting 'Employability Week 2021' under 'My Courses'.

WHAT IS HAPPENING:

  • Live online presentations by some of the region’s largest employers.
  • An opportunity to ask employment questions via the online chat.
  • Attend a virtual mock interview with Lloyds Bank to gain experience.
  • Learn some hints and tips about what companies are looking for.
  • Get an insight into the apprenticeships available.

There are still a number of places left for the mock interviews with Lloyds Bank. The closing date for students to book is tomorrow, so please book as soon as possible.

STUDENTS:

• Book your place to attend a presentation or mock interview by logging onto the VLE and under 'My Courses', select 'Employability Week 2021'.
• You won't appear on camera, all questions are asked via the online chat.
• Great employability experience.

MONDAY 1 MARCH

  • 09.30am - Yorkshire Water
  • 10.30am - RAF
  • 11.15am - Elder Studios
  • 12.00pm - O2
  • 12.45pm - Careers Team Talk – CV’s
  • 14.15pm - Careers Team Talk – Apprenticeships
  • 15.00pm - Careers Team Talk – Interview Techniques
  • 15.45pm - Careers Team Talk – Job Search

TUESDAY 2 MARCH

  • 09.30am - Careers Team Talk – CV’s
  • 10.00am - West Yorkshire Police
  • 10.45am - Volunteer Kirklees
  • 11.30am - Army
  • 12.30pm - Careers Team Talk – Interview Techniques
  • 13.30pm - Robertson
  • 14.00pm - Careers Team Talk – Job Search
  • 17.30pm - HE Virtual Open Day – Art and Design (Access/HNC/HND)
  • 18.30pm - HE Virtual Open Day – Animal Management (HNC/HND)
  • 19.15pm - HE Virtual Open Day – Childhood Education (Access/HNC/HND)

WEDNESDAY 3 MARCH

  • 10.00am - Lloyds Banking Group
  • 10.45am - KAL 11.30am - Wates
  • 12.00pm - Careers Team Talk – Employability Skills
  • 13.00pm - FDM Group
  • 13.45am - KC Comms
  • 14.30pm - Careers Team Talk – Interview Techniques
  • 15.30pm - Kirklees Council
  • 17.30pm - HE Virtual Open Day – Access to HE, Access to Health Science, Social Science and Humanities
  • 18.30pm - HE Virtual Open Day – Business (Access/ HNC/HND)
  • 19.15pm - HE Virtual Open Day – Computing (Access/HNC/HND)

THURSDAY 4 MARCH

  • 09.45am - NCATI
  • 10.30am - Stafflex
  • 11.00am - Real Employment
  • 11.15am - Manchester Met Uni
  • 12.00pm - Northern Power Grid
  • 13.00pm - Kirkwood Hospice
  • 14.00pm - Covea Insurance
  • 14.45pm - Careers Team Talk – Employability Skills
  • 15.30pm - Careers Team Talk – Apprenticeships
  • 17.30pm - HE Virtual Open Day – Policing (HNC/HND)
  • 18.30pm - HE Virtual Open Day – Construction (HNC)
  • 19.15pm - HE Virtual Open Day – Engineering (Bridging Year/HNC/HND)


FRIDAY 5 MARCH

  • 09.30am - Careers Team Talk – Job Search
  • 10.30am - LEAF
  • 11.30am - Careers Team Talk – Employability Skills
  • 14.00pm - Careers Team Talk – CV’s

Mock interviews are taking place every day. To book your place on a Virtual Open Day, please visit the Kirklees College website at www.kirkleescollege.ac.uk/virtual-open-days/

 

 

Keeping the KC Community E-Safe

by Shaun Harper -

Advice to help you to create a healthy relationship with the internet for Safer Internet Day. 

KC Community Champions

by Shaun Harper -
We have introduced NEW KC Community Champion roles to allow students to represent the wellbeing and interests of the college community through supporting activities that aim to raise awareness of key issues. Please email CSmith07@kirkleescollege.ac.uk to submit an application.
 
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