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Amplify your potential: amazing careers in acoustics virtual work experience

This virtual work experience is an amazing introduction into the world of acoustics, through a variety of media, quizzes and webinars.

Amplify your potential: amazing careers in acoustics virtual work experience

Acoustics is a career destination filled with countless roles and unlimited opportunities, that can really resonate with your students' career aspirations.

Sound good? This programme will cover everything from an introduction to the different areas of acoustics, to how roles in acoustics can make a significant impact in different areas of our lives.

Students will take part in some great quizzes and amazing activities, and even have the chance to speak to leading industry experts along the way!

Over the summer holidays the content is available on-demand and uses the recordings of the previous webinar. The programmed 2-week timeslots with live webinars are in Autumn and Spring.

Learning outcomes

  • Improve engagement, interest or enjoyment in STEM subjects

  • Learning what the engineering workplace is like

  • Improve awareness and aspirations for STEM-related study and careers

  • Challenge stereotypes by showing the diversity of disciplines, people and skills involved in engineering

Subjects and topics

    • Engineering
    • Maths
    • Physics
    • Energy and environment
    • Entertainment, sound and lighting
    • General engineering
    • Structures, construction and civil engineering
    • Transport

Gatsby benchmarks

TheĀ Gatsby benchmarks are a framework for good careers guidance for schools across all of England and in some areas across the rest of the UK. This experience helps your school to reach the following benchmarks:

  • Encounters with employers and employees
  • Experiences of workplaces

Essential skills

The essential skills every young person needs to succeed in education and their future career. Find out more at the Skills Builder Partnership. This experience builds the following skills:

  • Listening - the ability to listen and understand information.

  • Problem solving - the ability to find a solution to a complex situation or challenge.

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