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Careers & Employability

At The Hinckley Sixth Form students receive tailored careers guidance from an accredited professional and work with a wider team of experts with strong links to leading professionals, businesses and universities.

At The Hinckley Sixth Form we pride ourselves on working to ensure that our students don’t just leave our Sixth Form with excellent results, but also with the confidence, direction and connections to pursue their dream career. Our on-site Careers Officer works with students on a one-to-one and group basis to offer guidance and advice, as well as supporting students to secure industry placements. All students at The Hinckley Sixth Form also get the opportunity to attend employability workshops, motivational talks, careers fairs, taster lectures and tours at leading universities across the country, ensuring that there is no ceiling on their future plans. 

Click here to explore the careers development journey...


Year Group Topic Students will learn...

Making informed decisions about your future

  • What next? The main routes after Y13
  • Application skills – CVs, applications and interviews
  • Work experience – tasters, visits, shadowing
  • Futures Fair alongside Y12 Parents’ Evening – Universities and Apprenticeship providers
  • UCAS Fair trip for Y12
  • ‘Assessing your skills’ self-review and targets with tutors
13 Making next step plans
  • Choosing your course
  • Writing a personal statement
  • Writing an effective CV
  • Student loans
  • Sourcing additional finance
  • Making final UCAS choices
  • Supporting ongoing applications and decisions
  • Positive relationships – in and out of the workplace

Our team are committed to giving students the opportunities and knowledge to open doors.

Our team are committed to giving students the opportunities and knowledge to open doors.Strong links with national businesses, universities and even motivational speakers mean that students at The Hinckley Sixth Form benefit from unrivalled guidance. These links mean that students regularly leave us with a guaranteed job within industry, invaluable work experience, prepared for university life and with the confidence to pursue their dreams.

Our Careers Leader is Mr Boast and our Careers Advisor is Ms Thompson.  If you have any queries about careers, higher education or work experience please contact us on 01455 632183 or /