The Pathways to the Professions
Conference was created by Total
Professions and the Careers
Development Institute to bring...
The following slides contain excerpts
from presentations at the conference
and identify routes into the following
professi...
The Legal Profession
from CILEx
http://www.cilex.org.uk/careers/careers_home.aspx
Becoming a Chartered Legal Executive
• Level 3
Stage 1 Professional Diploma in Law & Practice
• Level 6
Stage 2 Profession...
Accountancy from ACCA
http://www.accaglobal.org.uk/en/qualifications.html
Introductory
Certificate in
Financial and
Management
Accounting
Intermediate
Certificate in
Financial and
Management
Accou...
Healthcare from the Allied Health
Professionals Federation
http://www.ahpf.org.uk
Access to AHP Careers
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Undergraduate direct entry
Vocational access
Second degree
Mature applicants
Masters leve...
Training as an AHP
• Prospects of Employment
• Tuition Fees
• Clinical Component
IT and Technology from BCS, The
Chartered Institute for IT
http://academy.bcs.org
IT professionals need 3 things
• A firm grounding in the underpinning principles of Computing,
which remain relevant even ...
Computing At School
Computer Science
Discipline

ICT
User Skills

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•

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•
•
•
•

How stuff works
Why stuff works
Ho...
KPMG’s School Leaver Programme
http://www.kpmgcareers.co.uk/schoolleavers/school-leaver-programme
The Audit programme

Get a job, a degree and a professional qualification
Earn a salary of up to £16k
No tuition fees
Star...
http://www2.kpmgcareers.co.uk/schoolleavers/how-to-apply/application-process/

The application process

Situational
judgem...
Management careers from CMI
http://www.managers.org.uk/campuscmi-students
What’s on offer?
• Level 2 CMI qualification
• Level 3 CMI qualification
• Suited to 14 – 21 year olds
Delivery partners p...
Free membership!
FREE Campus CMI membership
for 14 – 21 year olds

FREE membership for all 14 - 21s, whether studying with...
Purchasing and Supply from CIPS
http://www.beabuyer.org
CIPS qualifications mapped to
other qualifications
• Globally recognised
standard
• Five qualifications to
support every c...
Routes to MCIPS
Corporate
Award

CIPS
Professional
Qualifications

BTEC

MCIPS
Accredited
Degree

Apprenticeships
Facilities Management from BIFM
http://www.bifm.org.uk/bifm/careerdevelopment
Why work in FM?
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It’s a growing profession
Variety – “no two days the same”
Interest – so many aspects t...
BIFM Qualifications
BIFM level

Who is it for?

Equivalent level
qualifications

Level 7

Strategic head of facilities /
e...
PR from CIPR
http://www.cipr.co.uk/careers
Careers
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Apprenticeships
Foundation Award and qualifications
CPD
Accredited
Chartered
Energy Careers from the Energy
Institute
http://www.careers.energyinst.org
knowledge, skills and good practice

Engineering

Science

Communications

Roles in the
energy sector

Environment

Econom...
Engineering from Tomorrow’s Engineers
http://www.tomorrowsengineers.org.uk
Pathways to Engineering
14 to 16

16 to 18

Level 1

Apprenticeship

(Pre-GCSE)

Intermediate (L2)
Advanced (L3)

BTEC Lev...
A career in Sport and Leisure from
CIMSPA
http://www.cimspa.co.uk/
To view the full presentations and view
34 career sectors with links to
professional bodies go to
http://www.totalprofessi...
Pathways to professions - exploring a range of routes into professional careers in the UK
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This is a snapshot view presentation taken from various presentations across the day at the Pathways to the Professions conference. Professional bodies spoke about the different routes into their profession and this extracts those routes and puts them together into one overview

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Pathways to professions - exploring a range of routes into professional careers in the UK

  1. 1. The Pathways to the Professions Conference was created by Total Professions and the Careers Development Institute to bring together two communities instrumental in identifying the range of pathways available to young people: Careers Advisers and Professional Bodies
  2. 2. The following slides contain excerpts from presentations at the conference and identify routes into the following professions: Legal, Accountancy, Healthcare, IT, Management, Purchasing and Supply, Facilities Management, PR, Energy, Engineering and Sport and Leisure.
  3. 3. The Legal Profession from CILEx http://www.cilex.org.uk/careers/careers_home.aspx
  4. 4. Becoming a Chartered Legal Executive • Level 3 Stage 1 Professional Diploma in Law & Practice • Level 6 Stage 2 Professional Higher Diploma in Law & practice Stage 3 • Qualifying Employment 3 Years work of a wholly legal nature
  5. 5. Accountancy from ACCA http://www.accaglobal.org.uk/en/qualifications.html
  6. 6. Introductory Certificate in Financial and Management Accounting Intermediate Certificate in Financial and Management Accounting Diploma in Accounting and Business GCSE level A level First year HND or degree
  7. 7. Healthcare from the Allied Health Professionals Federation http://www.ahpf.org.uk
  8. 8. Access to AHP Careers • • • • • Undergraduate direct entry Vocational access Second degree Mature applicants Masters level entry
  9. 9. Training as an AHP • Prospects of Employment • Tuition Fees • Clinical Component
  10. 10. IT and Technology from BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT http://academy.bcs.org
  11. 11. IT professionals need 3 things • A firm grounding in the underpinning principles of Computing, which remain relevant even though particular technologies rapidly evolve and new ones are constantly being developed • To be skilled at management, communication and collaboration across different companies • To learn about technologies and management practices that underlie the globalisation of software
  12. 12. Computing At School Computer Science Discipline ICT User Skills • • • • • • • • • • How stuff works Why stuff works How to make new stuff Broadly applicable Dates slowly Will be in schools from Sep 2014 Technology, artefacts Software packages Products Business processes Dates quickly Compulsory school subject before 2012 • There were no GCSE in Computer Science until 2012 • Very few ICT schoolteachers with a STEM degree
  13. 13. KPMG’s School Leaver Programme http://www.kpmgcareers.co.uk/schoolleavers/school-leaver-programme
  14. 14. The Audit programme Get a job, a degree and a professional qualification Earn a salary of up to £16k No tuition fees Start a career in accountancy without any student debt Six year programme Achieve a BSc in Accountancy in 4 years at either Birmingham, Durham or Exeter University Become a fully qualified chartered accountant in six years with either ICAS or ICAEW You will need ABB at A-level, and a minimum of a B at GCSE English Language and Maths (or equivalents)
  15. 15. http://www2.kpmgcareers.co.uk/schoolleavers/how-to-apply/application-process/ The application process Situational judgement tests Verbal and numerical reasoning test Online application First round interview Written exercise A telephone call Second round interview Final Interview Presentation
  16. 16. Management careers from CMI http://www.managers.org.uk/campuscmi-students
  17. 17. What’s on offer? • Level 2 CMI qualification • Level 3 CMI qualification • Suited to 14 – 21 year olds Delivery partners provide materials, innovative delivery, assessment, quick turnaround for certification and tailored courses to fit within the curriculum
  18. 18. Free membership! FREE Campus CMI membership for 14 – 21 year olds FREE membership for all 14 - 21s, whether studying with us or not! • Access to ManagementDirect - online Management & Leadership portal • 200,000 resources & materials, incl. CV checklists, interview skills, E-learning modules, podcasts, leadership videos, EBSCO. Visit www.managers.org.uk/campuscmi-students to find out more
  19. 19. Purchasing and Supply from CIPS http://www.beabuyer.org
  20. 20. CIPS qualifications mapped to other qualifications • Globally recognised standard • Five qualifications to support every career path • Flexible study options to suit all learning styles • Ofqual accredited
  21. 21. Routes to MCIPS Corporate Award CIPS Professional Qualifications BTEC MCIPS Accredited Degree Apprenticeships
  22. 22. Facilities Management from BIFM http://www.bifm.org.uk/bifm/careerdevelopment
  23. 23. Why work in FM? • • • • • • • • • It’s a growing profession Variety – “no two days the same” Interest – so many aspects to the job Challenging work and a chance to make a difference Get to know a business – from the post room to the boardroom Responsibility and opportunities to progress Chance to travel and even work overseas Job satisfaction Salary and benefits
  24. 24. BIFM Qualifications BIFM level Who is it for? Equivalent level qualifications Level 7 Strategic head of facilities / estates Masters degree Level 6 Senior, strategic facilities managers Bachelors degree Level 5 Specialist facilities managers Foundation degree Level 4 Operational facilities managers Certificate of higher education Level 3 First line and supervisory managers A levels Level 2 New entrants GCSE A*-C
  25. 25. PR from CIPR http://www.cipr.co.uk/careers
  26. 26. Careers • • • • • Apprenticeships Foundation Award and qualifications CPD Accredited Chartered
  27. 27. Energy Careers from the Energy Institute http://www.careers.energyinst.org
  28. 28. knowledge, skills and good practice Engineering Science Communications Roles in the energy sector Environment Economics Law Find out more visit careers.energyinst.org
  29. 29. Engineering from Tomorrow’s Engineers http://www.tomorrowsengineers.org.uk
  30. 30. Pathways to Engineering 14 to 16 16 to 18 Level 1 Apprenticeship (Pre-GCSE) Intermediate (L2) Advanced (L3) BTEC Level 2 Engineering Technician (EngTech) BTEC Level 3 HNC /HND / Engineering Science Construction ICT Engineering Science Construction ICT Higher Apprenticeship GCSE / IB A Level / IB Maths + Physics Maths + Physics Degree BEng / MEng (Chemistry, D&T, Computer Science) (Chemistry, D&T, Computing) & work based learning Incorporated Engineer (IEng) Chartered Engineer (CEng)
  31. 31. A career in Sport and Leisure from CIMSPA http://www.cimspa.co.uk/
  32. 32. To view the full presentations and view 34 career sectors with links to professional bodies go to http://www.totalprofessions.com

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