Choosing the right course FOR YOU is the most important step towards success and a rewarding career.
There are many ways of learning and different paths to a great career. The BEST path is the one that is RIGHT for you. If you think that the right course is not provided by the PLT vocational consortium, go back to your careers advisor at school/community college or CareersSouthWest and get more advice.
Some useful information for Plymouth students can be found on the web site http://www.plymouth.gov.uk/homepage/ypmix/
It is a good idea to start working on a career plan. think about where do you want to go and try to find out what ways are there to get there?
PLT Vocational Programmes are only available to full time students of PLT partner schools and colleges. They must be aged between 14 and 19 when they begin the course. If you are not attending a partner school or community college please talk to your Connexions advisor.
Key Stage 4 students (Years 10 and 11) will be recommended by their Head of Year or PLT Co-ordinator. Not all students in Key Stage 4 will be eligible but interested students should talk to their Head of Year or their tutor at KS4 Options Evenings.
Students who are 16 or over must apply to the sixth form of a PLT school or college. On the application form choose a PLT course that interests you. You will be invited for rolex replica interview and this will give you a chance to talk about the PLT courses and get up-to-date advice. It can be arranged for you meet Training Providers who offer the course you are interested in. There will be opportunities for you to attend Open Evenings and Career Fairs during the year.
Other sources of advice are:
- Careers Teacher – each school/college will have a careers teacher/advisor
- Careers South West – you will have a CareersSouthWest advisor linked to your school/college http://www.careerssw.org/
- Training Providers ( see the page PLT Partners Training Providers)
- Schools/Colleges PLT Co-ordinators ( see page PLT Partner Schools and Colleges)
- and don’t forget your parents!
- Plymouth City Wide Prospectus (Speak to your careers co-ordinator) - http://www.plymouth.gov.uk/reachforyourfuture