Careers in the Curriculum – English, Drama and History

At Wickersley Partnership Trust, it is our number one priority to prepare our students for life and there is nothing more important than making sure that students have the knowledge and skills they need in order to play their full role in society and contribute to improving it. That is why we ensure that each subject […]

WPT’s Careers Education

Over the last academic year, our students have been given various opportunities to explore different career options and routes.  This comes as part of our mission to send all of our young people into an ever-changing world able and qualified to play their full part in it. The students have taken part in: Monthly careers […]

Apprenticeship Of The Week – Childcare

Job title Childcare Apprentice Who would I work for? Busy Bees Nursery   This is a purpose-built nursery on the grounds of the Rotherham General Hospital, with fully equipped amazing resources including a natural heuristic area in every room. There are lots of opportunities for developing imagination through play. There is a chef onsite who […]

Career of the Week: Logistics

Some of the unsung heroes of Christmas are Delivery Drivers. They often work long hours and often have tight schedules to stick to so that all of their deliveries are made on time, helping presents to arrive and food to be in stock for your Christmas Dinner! As a Logistics & Distribution Manager you are […]

Career of the Week: Hotel Manager

Do you like being highly organised? Are you good at dealing with problems? Do you enjoy working with people? A career in the hotel and hospitality industry could be for you. A hotel manager is in charge of the day-to-day running of a hotel; responsible for events, bookings, health and safety, marketing and staffing. Have […]

Apprenticeship of the Week – Equine Groom

Job titleApprentice in Horse Care – Equine Groom Level 2 Who would I work for?Various locations including: equestrian centres, stables, livery yards and farms. What does the role involve?Day to day horse care including the general care and condition of the horses, preparing them for competition or riding. Duties will include all aspects of Horse […]

Career of the Week: Digital Marketing

Digital marketing involves the promotion of products and services through a variety of digital channels, using the internet and mobile technology. Push and pull marketing techniques are applied, targeting consumers both directly and indirectly. You would work with social media and ensure that web search engines find your organisations products and services first. The following […]

Apprenticeship of the Week – Apprentice Autocare Technician (Kwik-Fit)

Job TitleApprentice Autocare Technician Who would I work for?Kwik-Fit UK What does the role involve?You’ll learn to work with all kinds of makes and models of cars! Working alongside a qualified technician, you‘ll:Replace and refit defective tyres including repairs and wheel balancingMaintain high levels of Health and Safety within your centreDemonstrate the fundamentals of vehicle […]

Career of the Week: Firefighter

Firefighters help to protect people from fire and other dangers, and give advice on fire prevention. For this role, you need to be able to communicate well with members of the public and work well under pressure. Visit the following links for more information: National Careers Service Start Prospects South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue

Career of the Week: Construction Manager

This week’s Career of the Week is: Construction Manager! As new housing and retail developments at Waverley, Wath and Kilnhurst and other local sites have been announced this last week alongside major town and city redevelopment in Rotherham, Sheffield and Barnsley – it’s safe to say that construction is once again a growth sector. There […]