Bridging the gap between post-16 education and the real world, by explaining all the avenues available to you.
From revision tips to help you study, to preparing yourself for further and higher education, to making the most of your school’s resources so that you have skills in preparation for the next stage of your life…
Here at Si Whine, we understand that picking your career path is no easy feat. So, we have provided you with information on what career paths are available, and what you need to do to reach those goals.
You might not feel prepared for the outside working world currently. Eventually, you will enter full-time employment, working either for a company or running your own business. Here, we have a variety of information covering all things business-related, that might not feel relevant right now, but it will be soon…
Academic success can come in many forms, depending on the individual, so understanding your potential and how you can reach attainable goals will be key when moving to the next stage of your career journey
Finding the right career path, at first, might feel like an impossible task. Getting yourself qualifications in your chosen field can be a step in the right direction, as well as volunteering for work experience opportunities to boost your CV
Partaking in extra-curricular activities, such as sport or creative mediums can help, not only boost your CV, but develop your team-working skills and build friendships.
Getting a good reference from a previous employer or an academic reference from a personal tutor or lecturer can help boost your career prospects, as they can determine whether you would be a good fit for the role
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There are many different elements to consider for post-16 education, to either move you through further education or straight onto your desired career path.
Find out all the different options that are available after post-16 education including sixth form or college that can progress to university or an apprenticeship…
WHO am i?
My name is Silvia Whine, and I’m an academic tutor and careers coach for students moving from secondary school, or high school, either through to further and higher education or to start their career path straight away, through apprenticeships and other schemes.
Do you take time to reflect on who you are? Do you have a goal you want to achieve, but maybe do not know how to reach it?
Myself, and our esteemed alumni, were once in your shoes, questioning the next steps towards our futures. Find out my journey through my academic career, to where I am today…
Nursing is an essential medical role, where you provide medical support and care for patients about various needs. Midwifery is also an essential role, providing advice, care and support for women and their babies during pregnancy, labour and the early postnatal period.
An increasing popular role, due to the increase in social media marketing, where you work as the face of a company or brand, creating awareness about their products, services and interacting with customers to receive their feedback.
Providing oral health care for patients, through services like removing tooth decay, filling cavities, and repairing fractured teeth. They also provide instructions on taking care of the teeth and gums, as well as dietary advice to avoid further issues.
Computer Engineers specialise in developing software and computer hardware systems, to help organisations meet their business goals. They do everything from writing the code, perform tests and audits, to installing updates and software patches.
Teaching is another very rewarding role, where you develop lesson plans that follow the curriculum and educate children in various subjects. Teaching does not only need to take place in a traditional classroom setting anymore. Online tutoring can be a beneficial tool for students further afield.
Digital Marketing can come under many forms, such as social media marketing, search engine optimisation (SEO) and pay-per-click (PPC) campaigns. It is a lucrative industry to be involved in and has many different avenues for all skill types.