Careers & Apprenticeships
Apprenticeships are a blend of training alongside experience in the world of work. Information about apprenticeships including videos and training opportunities can be found in this section.
Natwest: Lets Talk Apprenticeships
Let's Talk Apprenticeships series video podcast (Natwest & Lombard)
A Q&A session with Jack and Madiha, apprentices from Lombard, answering your questions about what an apprenticeship is like in BPFS and why young people might consider applying for one.
Video link: https://vimeo.com/515666187
Unsure about what you want to do when you leave school?
BPFS Talking Heads Careers Videos
The password for each video is "BPFS2020"
Business, Professional, Financial Services
Provident Financial Group (PFG)
5 employees present information about their roles in PFG. During this session you can learn more about:
- What they do on a day to day basis
- What’s involved in that job
- How you can get into that job
- Skills needed for that job
Watch: PFG Careers Panel | February 2021 on Vimeo Password: ProvidentCareers
Jobs of The Future (IT)
Rita and Steve share their job roles and where they work in the PFG business. This session is all about IT and includes computers, technology and software.
Rita – Works for Vanquis Bank as a Solution Architect / Designer
Steve – Is the Senior End User Computing Manager with PFG
'Step into Digital' Careers Videos
Step into a career in digital! The password for each video is "Stepinto_Digital2021"
Jobs in Tech - Spotlight Talks
Interested in a technical career? Take a look at 'WorldSkills UK Live Online'
Spotlight talks on careers, apprenticeships, technical education and excellence in partnership with BAE systems brought together the UK's leading employers and apprenticeships to inspire even more young people, from all walks of life, to take up technical career routes and apprenticeships.
- Business & Creative
- Employability & The World Of Work
- Engineering & Technology
- Health & Hospitality
- Lifestyle & Digital
Logistics (Organisation ‘Clipper’)
Let’s Talk Logistics with Clipper video series.
Logistics is all about how you get products that you want in front of you. This series of videos shares why logistics is a great sector to work in.
To access links use this Password: Clipper_Careers
Episode 1 (5.04 mins): Returns Shift Manager (Asad)
Episode 2 (6.27 mins): HR Administrator (Lucy)
Episode 3 (8.04 mins): Management Apprentice (Rhys)
Episode 4 (6.24 mins): Health & Safety Coordinator (Mark)
Episode 5 (4.51 mins): HR Advisor (Caitlin)
Episode 6 (5.16 mins): Inbound Team Leader (Steven)
Episode 7 (8.38 mins): Hygiene Warehouse Operative (Daniel)
Episode 8 (8.28 mins): Automation Project Lead for Stock Control (Lee)
'Your Career' Webinars
Free Webinars from the West Midlands Combined Authority. Webinar topics include Business & Professional Services, Social Care, Healthcare and Self-Employment & Enterprise.