Pupil Map

This area is designed to give pupils help in writing their CV's and applying for vacancies.  We have also included links to real people doing real jobs to give an insight into different careers.

Practice skills test
https://www.barclayslifeskills.com/i-want-help-applying-for-jobs/started-work/assessment-test

Writing a covering letter
https://www.barclayslifeskills.com/i-want-help-applying-for-jobs/started-work/how-to-write-a-cracking-cover-letter

Curriculum Vitae tips

Checklist for improving your CV
https://www.princes-trust.org.uk/help-for-young-people/tools-resources/finding-job/cv-tips
https://www.barclayslifeskills.com/i-want-help-applying-for-jobs/started-work/cv-builder
http://www.help4teens.co.uk/Making-an-Application/Your-CV.html
http://www.help4teens.co.uk/store/downloads/1274953368.264LID0.pdf
 (tips for completing a CV)
http://www.help4teens.co.uk/store/downloads/1277899309.771LID0.doc (school leaver CV)
http://www.help4teens.co.uk/store/downloads/1277899322.634LID0.doc (Skills based CV template for pupils with work history)
http://www.help4teens.co.uk/store/downloads/1277899265.842LID0.doc (skills based CV for pupils with work experience)
http://www.help4teens.co.uk/store/downloads/1445252699.063LID0.pdf (identify and present your skills)
http://www.help4teens.co.uk/store/downloads/1445252611.076LID0.pdf (how to complete your CV)
http://www.help4teens.co.uk/store/downloads/1445252891.771LID0.pdf (useful word for your CV and application form)

Personal Statements
How to write an excellent personal statement
Personal statement worksheet

Good personal statements -  Example 1, Example 2Example 3

Interview tips
https://www.princes-trust.org.uk/help-for-young-people/tools-resources/finding-job/interview-tips
https://www.barclayslifeskills.com/i-want-to-prepare-for-an-interview/
https://www.thebalance.com/teen-job-interview-questions-and-best-answers-2063882
https://youtu.be/q7hRnjNbvAc 
(interview tips)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VV1cMmCKxmY (body language for interviews)

Labour market information - real people doing real jobs!
https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/job-profiles/home
https://youtu.be/kXKDsDdIwLE (support worker)
https://youtu.be/QMA3KUjWDgc (Scottish power)
https://youtu.be/WWL4fokBnCI (3rd year apprentice)
https://youtu.be/gXWGhPjlkoU (electrical craftsman)
https://youtu.be/V-YEWoT8g9M (music technician)
https://youtu.be/K3PfdqOl_4k (music producer)
https://youtu.be/hyb4aQ0GCFw (radiographer)
https://youtu.be/tNySr0nlzgI (NHS)
https://youtu.be/lYlJyCEZKzY (children’s nurse)
https://youtu.be/UGHvX_ywQCg (mental health nurse)
https://youtu.be/xypxJVxqJmg (stagecoach apprentice)
https://youtu.be/whmXob7oN-Y (professional footballer)
https://youtu.be/conbUufRPJ8 (mechanic)
https://youtu.be/K2Q9MNT6jL8 (electrical apprentice)
https://youtu.be/DWLYPH1Nyr8 (plumbing apprentice)
https://youtu.be/LEPM6Lyyxuk (finance and banking)
https://youtu.be/R2texD85raw (chemical engineering)
https://youtu.be/_XrPqI8rWI4 (accounting)
https://youtu.be/UMMNW6zzM6g (social care)
https://youtu.be/Ac4tiyzS_ZA (physical chemist)
https://youtu.be/zypcperLVAs (actor)
https://youtu.be/zvEP7EoLFkk (vehicle technician)
https://youtu.be/zf_tBRvCczo (Art and design)
https://youtu.be/Z6NappSFwPg (forensic scientist)
https://youtu.be/yWB9PEg_1CQ (nurse degree programme)
https://youtu.be/WZ3IP5rif70 (waste supervisor)
https://youtu.be/Uq_RwB935Nk (hospitality & catering)
https://youtu.be/utlAikt_x2U (marine industry)
https://youtu.be/f94NDstGww4 (heavy goods vehicle driver)
https://youtu.be/bLa5GrDNFf8 (apprenticeships)
https://youtu.be/w5ocNMo0NDs (how to write a CV)
https://youtu.be/feOScd2HdiU (fashion designer)
https://youtu.be/YQGaoj7jnBg (animator)
 


 
 












































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