Profession

Careers Adviser, Employability Skills Award Coordinator, Higher Education Professional

Location

Aberdeen City , Scotland

Experience

Careers & Employability Adviser
North East Scotland College
Key Objectives and General Tasks include: To provide effective and efficient careers information, advice and guidance to all students of the College empowering students abilities to ensure informed choices can be made about future progression opportunities. To provide independent, impartial information, guidance and advice to students, distinct from their sector structure when required. Advise students how to engage with the UCAS process for Higher Education applications ensuring they have the relevant information to complete this process. Collaborate with other colleagues and organisations to develop enterprise and employability skills across the College. Arrange events that by there nature impact on careers broadening students understanding of a variety of processes, such as employment. Coordinator for North East Scotland College students participation in the BP Student Tutoring Programme. Coordinator for the 'imprESs' Employability Skills Award. Continuous Professional Development.
Support Staff Representative on the Board of Management
North East Scotland College
http://www.abcol.ac.uk/about/management/members.cfm

Skills

Postgraduate Diploma in Careers Guidance and Development - PASS with Distinction
University of the West of Scotland
Modules included: Professional Practice 1,Professional Practice 2, Career-related Policy, Career Development Theory, Reflective Guidance Practice, Labour Market Studies.
Qualification in Careers Guidance and Development
Career Development Institute UK (CDIUK)
The Postgraduate Diploma included completion of the Qualification in Career Guidance and Development (QCGD) which is professionally accredited by the Career Development Institute UK (CDIUK).
Master of Arts in Psychology
University of Dundee
Modules included: Cognitive Psychology, Biological Psychology, Social Psychology, Individual Differences and Abnormalities, Psychology Language, Developmental Psychology, Psychological Research Skills 3a and 3b.
Planning and Delivering Lesson Sessions to Groups
SQA
This Unit has been designed for those who wish to or are already delivering learning to groups of learners as part of their job role. The Unit Outcomes are: Explain the deliverers’ role in ensuring learners’ needs are met. Prepare learning objectives, session plans and learning support materials to meet learner requirements. Deliver planned interactive learning sessions and assess the progress and achievement of learners. Evaluate the effectiveness of the learning sessions delivered and your own practice.