Closure of CONNECT webportal

Please be advised the CONNECT web portal will close on 31st July 2017. This action is being taken as use of the web portal is low and there are now alternative means in place to bring education providers and employers together, and for sharing information. For example, the Build a Business Network grants awarded in

Major Grant case study – Employability Skills Course

As Southam College have shared the Employability Skills brochure on CONNECT we wish to bring you the case study of the entire Major Grant project that happened over 2015/16 school year. There has been great number of benefiting students as well as businesses that Southam College has started to work with. The network has grown

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Major Grant Case Studies!

As Skills for Employment Programme has announced a second round of Major Grants, we would like to provide you with case studies from previous year. There will be one document released each week. This week we present you case study from the Aston Martin and WMG Academy for Young Engineers partnership. Click HERE to see the

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Southam College resources

Southam College was awarded a major grant last year. 263 students and 91 businesses participated in a wide range of careers and employability activities funded by the grant. 5 new information resources were produced for students to access on the college’s web-hub during lessons or at home. These resources are available via links below and


National Career Service – Inspiration Team invites you to Arnold Clark Apprenticeships – An insight into the Automotive Sector 10 Nov 2016 9:30am – 2:30pm held at GTG Training, Wolverhampton

National Careers Service – Inspiration team invites careers professionals and teachers. This will be an opportunity for teachers and career professional to find out more about the Arnold Clark Apprenticeship Schemes and will include a tour of the workshops onsite at GTG Training. To reserve places for any of the above events. Please email:


National Career Service – Inspiration Team invites you “Jaguar Land Rover Apprenticeships – An Insight into the Engineering and Manufacturing Industry on 19th Oct 2016 – 09:00am – 3:00pm

National Careers Service – Inspiration team invites careers professionals and teachers to come and join us at Jaguar Land rover for an insight into apprenticeships and careers offered at Jaguar land rover. This will be opportunity for teachers and careers professionals to have a tour around the Jaguar land rover plant and a Q&A session

New careers films from DfE for schools and young people

You can see the first five films on Department for Education YouTube channel here. Each film features an inspiring young person who loves what they do. The films tell us these young people’s stories – including why they choose these careers and how they got there. They also share advice for others just starting out on their

Careers & Enterprise Toolkit

This toolkit published by the Careers & Enterprise Company provides a range of effective activities for linking education and business. Click here for the toolkit The company’s website also explains the role of the new Careers Enterprise Advisers who will start working with schools from April this year led by a co-ordinator appointed by Coventry


National Grid

National Grid is an international electricity and gas company. We deliver gas and electricity to many millions of people across Great Britain and north eastern US. We own and maintain the high voltage electricity transmission network in England and Wales, balancing electricity supply with demand on a minute-by-minute basis. We also own and operate the

Job Opportunities in Warwickshire 2014/2015

There were over 45000 job vacancies available in entire Warwickshire in period of October 2014 – September 2015. Most of them are available in Warwick district (41%) and Stratford (23%). There is also a visible growth tendency in areas such as: Health Professionals; Business/Public service Professionals; Customer Service & Occupations. Research indicated that in top