An exciting opportunity for Year 9-10 / S3-S4 students to explore the various routes they can take into a career in STEM.
Here is an exciting opportunity to explore the various routes you can take towards your STEM career. This course is designed to give insight into pathways following GCSEs or Nat 5 and Highers, including study routes via college, university and direct apprenticeship routes through industry.
This inspiring course runs over 10 months from 2 October 2023 to 2 August 2024 and students can join anytime and can complete flexibly within this time. Young people will be able to work through activities and projects at their own pace, tour a variety of institutions virtually and also have access to live career sessions and mentor panels with STEM employers.
Students will be expected to complete around 20hrs of flexible study, and will experience live Q&A sessions after school, during half terms and summer holidays, including live STEM education and career Q&A sessions with a range of role models such as student ambassadors, apprentices, graduates, academics, and STEM employers.
Students will also choose from a range of exciting projects developed by the provider's University and Industry partners to work on during the course.
The course will:
£75 towards the cost of administration and the Industrial Cadets Bronze award. Bursary places are available, please refer to the application form.
Improve engagement, interest or enjoyment in STEM subjects
Improve attainment and progress in STEM subjects
Learning what the engineering workplace is like
Develop engineering employability skills
Improve awareness and aspirations for STEM-related study and careers
Challenge stereotypes by showing the diversity of disciplines, people and skills involved in engineering
The 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:
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:
Aiming high - the ability to set clear, tangible goals and devise a robust route to achieving them.
Creativity - the use of imagination and the generation of new ideas.
Leadership - supporting, encouraging and motivating others to achieve a shared goal.
Listening - the ability to listen and understand information.
Problem solving - the ability to find a solution to a complex situation or challenge.
Speaking - the oral transmission of information or ideas.
Staying positive - the ability to use tactics to overcome setbacks and achieve goals.
Teamwork - working cooperatively with others towards achieving a shared goal.
STEM Ambassadors from a wide range of STEM-related jobs to help bring subjects to life.
Connect your students with working engineers online.