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Discover everything you need as an employer in Berkshire
“Your first job is not just a paycheck; it’s a key to your future success.”

– Nelson Mandela 

Your Employer Guide

As you approach the culmination of your school journey, a plethora of opportunities beckon. Whether you’re contemplating further education, stepping into the workforce, delving into vocational training, or exploring alternative paths, this pivotal moment signifies the initiation of a new phase in your journey.

The decisions you make at this juncture will profoundly influence your career trajectory. While it might seem overwhelming, it’s also an exhilarating time brimming with limitless prospects for development, learning, and self-discovery.

Here, we endeavor to furnish you with invaluable insights and resources to navigate the diverse avenues available post-schooling. Our goal is to equip you with the knowledge necessary to make informed decisions, enabling you to embark on a fulfilling journey toward realizing your aspirations and objectives.

Ways into the workplace

It’s as important as ever to get young people into the working environment. Explore what options you could provide.


Click here to learn about your options for University Graduates.

T Levels

T Levels are a new two-year qualification for 16 to 19 year olds. Designed with employers, each T Level is equivalent to 3 A levels and will help young people develop the knowledge, attitude and practical skills to thrive in the workplace.


Apprenticeships have moved on from what they used to be and are an exciting option for both apprentice and employer. You can now employ apprentices at all different levels, from school leavers to people that want to further their careers or change career direction completely.

Work experience

Employers should consider individuals for work experience because it benefits both parties: candidates gain valuable skills and experience, while employers access fresh perspectives, potential talent, and cost-effective solutions.

Our Cornerstone Employers

Berkshire Careers Hub

Transforming careers education for young people

Careers Hubs bring together schools, colleges, employers, and apprenticeship providers in local areas across England. The goal is to make it easier for schools and colleges to improve how they prepare young people for their next steps.

SEND in the Workplace

All young people including those with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) should be supported to achieve their goals.

Support to Gain Access to Work

Access to Work is a Government fund for those in work with a long term health condition or disability, including Dyslexia. It provides funding to minimise any impact your condition may have on you at work and it does not cost you anything.

Looking for a job?

Supported Employment is a way of providing assistance to people with a disability who need extra support to move towards and into work. BASE member organisations have the specialist knowledge to give you this support.

Find your Berkshire opportunity

From jobs to open days, your journey starts here.

Skills Bootcamps

An amazing opportunity for learners to gain industry-specific skills and boost their job prospects.

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