Careers events

Careers events

Careers events

This page lists local and national events held throughout the year. The page is updated regularly, so please keep visiting to be notified of important events.  The events will be split up into the following three categories. Please click a title to scroll down the page.

  1. Taster days and master classes to help you chose the right university course
  2. Apprenticeships and internships
  3. Careers fairs, workshops and conferences

This page is designed to offer as much information to students and parents about the range of options available, and help with the decision making of future plans.

If you wish to discuss any of these with either Mrs Chadwick or Mrs Hodson, they can be contacted on:

tel: 01952 386000 or email:  sarah.chadwick@taw.org.uk bridget.hodson@taw.org.uk 



Taster days and master classes



Taster courses – London Universities

 The annual University taster course programme is open for bookings.  University taster courses for prospective undergraduate students. Choose from over a hundred courses in multiple subject areas at numerous universities in and around London. The Taster Course Programme provides Year 12 sixth form students with a taste of what life at a university in London is like.

Course search engine:


Further information and booking  forms:



Taster courses – King’s College London

King’s College is offering a suite of new tasters aimed at sixth form students. Courses begin in October and run until the end of this year. The range of courses offered are extensive, and some of these are listed below:

Physiotherapy, Nutrition & Dietetics, Nursing, Geography, Religion and Theology, Psychology, English & Comparative Literature, Digital Culture.

Booking is open now for places.

Contact details:

01782 898151


Further information and booking  forms:




Aston University – Taster sessions

In 2017/18, Aston is running taster sessions across five academic schools:

  • Aston Business and Law School
  • Aston Medical School
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences
  • Languages and Social Sciences
  • Life and Health Sciences

For more information and booking:

Please register your interest and find out more about our pre-16 and post-16 taster sessions at www.aston.ac.uk/sro


Apprenticeships and internships


IBM Apprenticeships

Apply from January 2018. For you if… You want to learn a high-skilled job right away but don’t want to be “just” another trainee. You’ll be part of the team, learn by doing the job and make a real difference every day.

Learn more on our IBM profile..

Find out more online through the success-at-school website



KPMG Professional Business Services

KPMG are offering brilliant opportunities for Year 12s and 13s. They are looking for bright, motivated students from all backgrounds from across the UK. There are insight days to find out more, opportunities to combine study and work as well as fully-supported apprenticeship programmes,

Nationwide locations and differing apprenticeship schemes on offer.

Further information



Nestlé Academy Apprenticeships – UK locations

Level 4 CIMA Finance Higher Apprenticeship

This two-year programme is designed to expose you to a variety of roles whilst you start working towards a CIMA Diploma in Business Accounting, studying on day release at a local training centre.

Level 6 Commercial Management Degree Apprenticeship

This three-year programme will see you study for a BA (Hons.) Degree in Professional Business Practice at Sheffield Hallam University, combined with placements in a number of Nestlé’s business functions.
Other career options available on the Academy website.

Contact details:


Further information and applications:






Two apprenticeship routes are available for students interested in cyber security, engineering, signal processing and telecoms. A two year higher level apprenticeship is available at GCHQ in Cheltenham and a three year degree apprenticeship is available in Manchester.

For more information, go to:





Ernst & Young – Business Apprenticeships

 Are you are in Year 12 and are thinking about applying for a business apprenticeship? Or do you want to understand if this might be an option for you? If so, this is a great opportunity for you to join us for an informal open evening, to learn more about it. During the evening you will have the opportunity to hear from current apprentices.

Application and/or contact URLs:

To find out more and register, please visit our website:  https://go.ey.com/2rYrA3S



Moore Stephens Chartered Accountants

Level 4 accounting apprenticeships

Moore Stephens have three apprenticeship routes sitting within a number of business areas across their London, Birmingham and Reading offices. The deal is simple – you work for them full time earning a full salary and in turn they pay for you to gain a recognised professional qualification, giving you time off to attend college with your peers.

They offer three programmes, AAT, ATT and CFAB, all of which give you the opportunity to study a professional qualification, gain access to industry experts and give you real work place experience.

Application and/or contact URLs:

To apply for a Moore Stephens’ apprenticeship please submit an online application form via their careers site.

Queries can be emailed to careers@moorestephens.com or call 0207 334 9191.



The Institution of Mechanical Engineers | Engineering Scholarships

The Institution of Mechanical Engineers is offering scholarships for engineering undergraduates of up to £3,000/year.

Application and/or contact URLs:

Full details:

or call 01284-717887



Moore Stephens – Apprenticeships

Moore Stephens (accounting and consulting) have three apprenticeship routes sitting within a number of business areas across their London, Birmingham and Reading offices. You work full time earning a full salary and you to gain a recognised professional qualification, giving you time off to attend college with your peers. There are three apprenticeship routes to consider:

  1. CFAB Apprenticeship

The Certificate in Finance, Accounting and Business (CFAB) is the start of the journey to becoming an ACA chartered accountant.

  1. AAT Apprenticeship

The Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) is governed by the AAT itself and is a stand-alone qualification.

  1. ATT Apprenticeship

The Association of Tax Technicians (ATT) is governed by the ATT itself, and is a stand-alone qualification.

Application and/or contact URLs:

More information and at: http://www.moorestephens.co.uk/careers/early-careers/apprenticeships

Apply online on the dedicated careers website.

Queries can be emailed to careers@moorestephens.com or call 0207 334 9191.



Degree Apprenticeship Wrexham Glyndwr University


Wrexham GlynDwr University are offing a unique opportunity in the shape of a degree apprenticeship. This is a three year paid professional job combined with an undergraduate degree in applied business.

 More information: https://www.glyndwr.ac.uk/en/Undergraduatecourses/AppliedBusiness/

Careers fairs, workshops and conferences



Careers conferences – UCL London 


Epoc Careers organises high quality careers conferences for students.  Our next events are:

  • Improve Your Chances of Becoming a Doctor, Saturday 3 February 2018
  • Improve Your Chances of Becoming a Lawyer,  Sunday 4 February 2018

They are principally designed for students in years 11 and 12.

These one-day careers conferences run from 10:00am to 4:30pm, at UCL, in London.

Application and/or contact URLs:

If you have queries, please contact frances@epoc.org.uk .

For more information and booking:


What Career Live – Birmingham/Liverpool

Meet more than 100 exhibitors from leading universities and top companies and take advantage of over 60 seminars and workshops including a mock assessment centre, CV writing clinic, STEM challenge and much more.

Free to attend, these events are the ideal place for you to explore the full range of post-school options side-by-side, from apprenticeships with the UK’s top employers to university degrees and further training.

  • Birmingham: 2 – 3 March 2018
  • Liverpool: 23 – 24 March 2018

Further information and booking form online:  https://www.whatcareerlive.co.uk/


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