Looking for further high quality careers and employability opportunities to build on the skills and knowledge your students have developed over the Tenner Challenge?
Young Enterprise offer a wide range of programmes from 11-19+ years, from one day masterclasses to year long projects to empower young people to discover, develop and celebrate their skills and potential. Our hands-on employability and financial education programmes highlight the relevance of subjects young people learn at school to a wide range of future career paths, supporting schools and colleges to link curriculum learning to careers.
Our secondary programmes and workshops include:
Company Programme 11- 19 years
Running throughout one academic year, students make all the decisions about their enterprise, from deciding on the name and product to creating a business plan, managing the student company finances and selling to the public at trade fairs. Students are covered by Young Enterprise Public Liability Insurance. Up to 25 students per company.
All this takes place with the support of a volunteer Business Adviser who brings a wealth of business knowledge and expertise. A range of resources are provided to help manage the company. Teams track their progress using self assessment tools and compete against other schools in local, regional and national competitions.
Learn to Earn 12-16 years
Inspires students to take ownership of their life choices and think about the careers they can have and the qualifications they need to pursue them. Students engage in a range of hands-on activities including role-play interviews to help them understand how education is key to their future success and happiness. We explore themes including career choices, personal skills, job interviews, financial planning and budgeting.
Launch Pad 11-19 years
Practical and engaging sessions, supported by inspiring employee mentors, help students to discover more about themselves and develop key employability skills. Through a series of hands on, fun activities students will engage in a number of sessions where they work on the early stages of launching a fledgling business.
Employability Masterclass 14-19 years
This Masterclass helps students construct a good CV, and consider the skills, attitudes and personal qualities employers value and how this can be evidenced. Students receive top tips for writing a compelling CV and covering letter before rehearsing interview techniques and considering various paths to success. Local employers and employees mentor the students during the day and share their own experience as a recruiter and job hunter.
Team Programme 14 - 19 years
Team Programme is designed to aid the transition from education into independent living for students with learning difficulties. Students will develop confidence and vital life skills through working as a team to set up and run a business or social enterprise. Designed for students who have mild to moderate learning difficulties or are studying for an Entry Level or Level 1 qualification.