Brighton Aldridge Community Academy

Careers Advice

At BACA we know that careers guidance helps students to acquire the knowledge and skills they need to make successful choices for their future. We provide students with careers information and guidance to help them manage the transitions in learning, progress to higher education and ultimately move into the world of employment. We encourage students to think about what the future might hold and consider - What kind of work might be possible? How will they discover their dream job and find out how to get it?

BACA provides personal careers support to students through local careers company Elev8Careers. Careers Advisors Miranda Glavin and Marina Del Gaudio are in school twice a week and can be found in the Careers Room in The Library.

Whether students have lots of ideas or none at all, BACA’s Careers Advisors are here to help.   They support students with discovering the world of work, choosing GCSE options, making college decisions, and applying successfully for apprenticeships, university courses and jobs. BACA’s career advisors broaden student’s awareness of what is possible and inspire them to take advantage of all the opportunities available.

Students can access a range of careers support including:

Elev8careers offers the following online resources as well:

www.elev8careers.org.uk/careers-resources.html

http://www.elev8careers.org.uk/careers-blog

You can contact them online at: www.elev8careers.org.uk/contact-a-careers-advisor.html.

The following websites are also useful for starting to think about your future options:

http://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk

http://guides.careers.sussex.ac.uk/sectorguides

www.ucas.com

www.apprenticeships.org.uk