Investor in Careers

Do you know how we deliver IiC? Investor in Careers is an accredited National Licensed Awarding Body for The Quality in Careers Standard for careers education, information, advice and guidance (CEIAG) provision. We created this award initially. We provide a comprehensive support service around delivery of this award. Registration for The Quality in Careers Standard.…

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Careers, Quality, Gatsby and You

A blog by Ed Whitefield, Investor in Careers Lead Consultant, a Licensed Awarding Body for the Quality in Careers Standard. It’s almost impossible to read about careers education without the Gatsby Benchmarks, Compass and increasingly the Quality in Careers Standard cropping up. In this blog I want to look at what’s behind this push, not because…

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Bradley’s road to developing skills for work

  Bradley was 16 years old and was not in education, employment or training. Bradley knew that he had poor Maths and English qualifications but he wanted to find an apprenticeship within carpentry. He was unsure about how to find the right apprenticeship for him and he was unsure of going to an Further Education…

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Annual Careers Fair for College a Success!

On Tuesday 17th October, Okehampton College opened its doors to nearly 30 exhibitors all attending the 3rd annual Okehampton College Careers Fair. This was organised by Romy Lavis and Becky Harvey from the CSW Exeter office, as requested by Okehampton College as part of the provision purchased from CSW Group. Exhibitors included local and national…

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How can your students benefit from IiC?

A national careers strategy and statutory guidance can be key to giving individuals and organisations a clear focus on government policies and priorities. The updated and revised statutory guidance Careers guidance and access for education and training providers January 2018 [1]  has been updated to expand on the aim set out in the strategy to…

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