Careers | Employer Area
Local businesses – we need your expertise!
At Bramcote College we are busy growing your employees of the future. We need your help to raise their career aspirations, develop their employability skills and learn more about the exciting industries in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire.
If you want to inspire our students, we are open for business!
Please get in touch!
Leave us an email and we’ll be in touch directly to talk about how you can make a difference in our school. Being part of our business support network will provide you moments of great satisfaction but striving to make a difference can also be an exciting challenge! Having employers like you helping to inspire young minds and transform attitudes through a range of activities and opportunities is the foundation of an excellent careers programme as set out by the Gatsby Foundation’s eight Benchmarks of good practice and the Careers and Enterprise Company.
Bramcote College has the benefit of a local business volunteer who works with us on a strategic level, encouraging the development of our careers programme and connecting us to the business community across the county. This role is recognised nationally as an Enterprise Adviser (EA) and they are part of the D2N2 Careers Hub community of support driving the connection between careers education and the business sector.
Ways to support:
• Be part of our Mock Interviews with Year 10 or 11 students and help them structure their CVs.
• Give an inspiring talk based on your industry or job role.
• Run a hands-on workshop with activities relating to your area of expertise.
• Be part of our discussions about pathways e.g., apprenticeships.
• Help champion specific issues and challenge barriers in the workplace around gender stereotyping, disability, etc.
• Help bring a subject lesson to life by linking it to your industry.
• Offer a work experience placement for students at your business premises.
• Become an ambassador supporting employment routes for young people with special educational needs and disabilities and offer a work experience placement that is co-supported by the school.
• Provide a Supported Internship opportunity.
What to expect:
By getting involved you will not only be supporting future workforce development and helping to broaden the minds of the young people but you will also be developing new skills for your staff, forging community links and building a positive profile for your company.
Our Careers Leader will:
• Be your main point of contact for all enquiries.
• Organise pre-meets/discussions/information for activities you sign up to.
• Provide you details of the local arrangements including parking, facilities and our safeguarding policy.
• With your permission, add you to our network and keep you up to date with future activities.
• To help you with your engagement there are a range of resources available here from the Careers and Enterprise Company: