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CEIAG (Careers)

Martin High CEIAG vision

At Martin High we provide impartial and independent Careers Education Information And Guidance to all learners so that they are prepared with the experiences, knowledge and skills to make informed decisions on their future choices. Martin High School will strive to create links with parents/carers, alumni, local and national enterprise and other stakeholders so that that all learners experience meaningful employer engagement so that they have the skills to succeed in a rapidly changing world of work and employment.

Local labour market information.

Martin High School work closely with Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership (LLEP) to provide up to date labour market guide for young people. Each week the ‘careers in focus’ section will feature local employees discussing how they accessed their career in local enterprise.

The LLEP have produced a What Work Leicestershire guide that summarises the different work sectors across the LLEP area and:

* numbers of people employed in those areas

* which jobs are in demand

* skills that employers value

* suggested links to find out more about working in that sector

* what employers look for in prospective employees

Other sources of labour market information

UKCES, Careers of the Future uses the latest occupational research, showcasing 40 top jobs in 10 key occupations that an analysis of the UK job market research suggests will be crucial over the next decade. Useful to inform young people:

icould offer a range of videos linked to job roles, where labour market information is available under each clip, such as pay, gender split, direction of growth and so on. It also can link subjects to career opportunities and other teaching resources.

Plotr is now part of Start, a website which helps 11-18 year olds to explore different careers options. The platform includes labour market information linked to job roles.

RCU (a national research and consultancy organisation) have a dashboard that can be accessed to investigate different job roles and sectors, numbers employed, gender split and skill levels, go to:

LMI for All Careerometer Widget: This is a totally FREE widget that organisations can embed on their websites to provide easy access national labour market information. Click job titles within the boxes below to explore labour market information across different occupations or sectors! Find out more on LMI for All on


For instructions for Year 11 students and their parents/guardians on how UCAS Progress work Click Here.

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At Martin High School learners will receive access to:

  • Independent and impartial career guidance
  • Guidance on Key Stage four and Key Stage five opportunities
  • Access to a qualified Career Guidance Practitioner
  • A structured, broad, balanced careers programme in Years 7-11 that is integrated into the curriculum within the school
  • Information to allow the learners to make well informed choices and decisions
  • Careers fayres in Year 9 and Year 11 with a range of providers offering advice on apprenticeships as outlined in the Governments ‘Post-16 Skills plan’ 2017.
  • Our careers library is fully stocked with the latest college, school and technical qualification prospectus so that learners can research careers and future pathways independently at break, lunchtimes and afterschool.

We provide opportunities for learners to attend various events throughout the year which helps to enhance their career guidance experience. These include ‘The Skills Show’ Birmingham as well as collaborative experience days at local schools and colleges.  Throughout the year we provide career specific assemblies and presentations.

Providers wishing to present at assemblies or at Martin High School careers fayres should email Mrs. Kinsey to arrange access. Access will be granted to events listed in the school calendar for that academic year in question, if sufficient notice is given. This is normal 10 school days in advance.

Providers will have access to a hall with a seating capacity of 200 and computer, projector and sound equipment. Requests for additional resources may be submitted by providers but approval cannot be guaranteed.


Find out more about future careers and apprenticeships by following these useful links.


Careers Box

A free online library of careers related film, news and information


The National Careers Service

Information, advice and guidance to help you make decisions on learning, training and work. Services include Job Profiles, skills health check, find a course and help to find work, 7 writing an effective CV


Barclay Life Skills

Helping young people with the life skills and training they need to go forward into work.



Independent & impartial source of careers information to young people and parents.



Connexions is a careers service for young people who live in Leicester.



Future career ideas with free career videos, job information, plus advice on career options and the world of work.


Health Careers

Make a difference with a career in health. Get all the information you need to take the next step in your career


Step into the NHS

Find out more about careers in the NHS



This national website has a lot of information on apprenticeships and apprenticeship vacancies too – but check out the application date!


The Apprenticeship guide


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