Date Posted: Aug 16, 2019
On the 20th August at 10am, New College Durham will be hosting a fun day for all Y11 students who have signed up to start in September.
On the day, there will be a number of FREE activities all students can take part in, including a climbing wall, archery and a synchronized light cone game called ‘Game of Cones’.
Prospective students will have the opportunity to talk to college staff about the courses plus they will have the opportunity to register with DurhamWorks who can support them with their transition to college.
This is the perfect opportunity for students to come along during the qui...Read More
Your career is the path you take in your working and professional life.
It can include both learning and work. You may have many different jobs in your career. With each job, you may build up new skills, knowledge and experience for your future jobs.
A job is employment in a particular role for which you receive payment; this can be full or part-time. It can be a part of your career and can be in an occupation. A job may not be in your chosen occupation or might be just a stop gap to earn some money whilst you are looking for a more suitable job.
Your occupation is the area of work you work in, this might be a variety of different jobs which need the same skills and knowledge. Here are some examples:
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You can find out more about job profiles and careers by visiting the National Careers Service website.
They have over 800 different types of job profiles that explain more about different jobs.
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