CPD for careers professionals

Suffolk County Council is committed to supporting careers professionals and other careers influencers to continue and maintain their professional development.

This page provides a space for information and resources about training and development opportunities, CPD, networking events and our End-point Assessment (EPA) services for the 'Careers Development Professional' Apprenticeship (ST0694 - please see the EPAO section for details). 

Our Careers Newsletters can be found in the CPD section.

Network events

We hold termly network events for people involved in the careers agenda in Suffolk schools and colleges.

If you wish to be on the invitation list or suggest items for the agenda please contact jacqui.phipps@suffolk.gov.uk 

 

23 June 2022 - Countywide Careers Conference - University of Suffolk

RESOURCES SPRING 2022

 

RESOURCES AUTUMN 2021

 

Contact us

For more information, contact skills@suffolk.gov.uk or jacqui.phipps@suffolk.gov.uk.

Qualifications

The EAST Career Training has no courses planned for 2022/23.

Contact us

For more information, contact skills@suffolk.gov.uk or jacqui.phipps@suffolk.gov.uk.

EPAO

We have been approved and recognised by Ofqual to act as the End Point Assessor Organisation for the Careers Development Professional Apprenticeship (ST0694).

For more information please contact EPA@suffolk.gov.uk or Jacqui.phipps@suffolk.gov.uk 

   

General Information

Videos to explain the End Point Assessment for the Career Development Professional Higher Apprenticeship:

 

Publications from the Institute for Apprenticeships:

 

The first apprentice through the CDP Apprenticeship 

This video is a discussion with the first apprentice through the CDP Apprenticeship as she talks with her assessor about her experience of the Apprenticeship and the End Point Assessment with Suffolk CC. It shows the hard work, dedication and professionalism needed to qualify as a Careers professional.

CPD

Discover Your Future 2021 - Virtual Work Inspiration Suffolk | April - July 2021

Discover Your Future 2021 is an exciting opportunity for students to engage with employers, employees, Apprentices, and the self-employed and provide them with an insight into a variety of  organisations across Suffolk.

The programme allows students to have meaningful and informative virtual experiences to help raise aspirations, equip them with 21st century skills and broaden their understanding of the local jobs market and pathways.  

The programme offers employers, employees and the self-employed a flexible approach to engaging in careers education. A range of staff are able support the programme – from senior staff to graduates, apprentices, interns and Kickstart placements.

Each online employer session will be supported by an offline session in the classroom facilitated by a teacher or careers staff.

Watch this "Discover your future LMI" video.

Below you will find the materials produced for this programme (More will be added as the programme proceeds):

Theme EXPLORATION:

Theme SKILLS

 Theme ENTERPRISE & ENTREPRENEURSHIP

 

Theme PATHWAYS

 

Theme RESILIENCE & MOCK INTERVIEWS

 

Resources

Careers Newsletter

 

 

Contact us

For more information, contact skills@suffolk.gov.uk or jacqui.phipps@suffolk.gov.uk.