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Careers Advisers and Vocational Guidance Specialists

Job holders in this unit group give advice on careers or occupations, training courses and related matters, direct school leavers and other job seekers into employment and assess their progress.

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About this Career

£21,340

Average salary

New workers start around £11,229.31. Normal pay is £21,340 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £30,385.56.

9

Annual Openings

Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons in Cornwall, and do<br /> not distinguish between full and part-time jobs.

Daily Tasks

  • Monitors progress and welfare of young people in employment and advises them on any difficulties.
  • Organises careers forums and exhibitions and establishes and maintains contact with local employers, colleges and training providers.
  • Liaises with employers to determine employment opportunities and advises schools, colleges or individuals accordingly.
  • Visits educational and other establishments to give talks and distribute information regarding careers.
  • Advises on appropriate courses of study or avenues into employment.
  • Uses an interview, questionnaire and/or psychological or other test to determine the aptitude, preferences and temperament of the client.

Skills Employers Are Looking For

The number of unique job postings in your area that have listed this skill in the last year.

Skills

Job postings

Active Listening
78
Learning Strategies
73
Monitoring
72
Critical Thinking
72
Speaking
71
Active Learning
70
Writing
70
Reading Comprehension
70
Mathematics
47
Science
23

Our colleges

Truro College
College Road
Truro
Cornwall
TR1 3XX

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