Birmingham Enterprise Adviser Training
- This course is specifically designed for prospective Enterprise Advisers in Birmingham
- I am a prospective Enterprise Adviser
A flexible, 24/7 training resource for the Birmingham Enterprise Adviser Network, as part of the UK-wide Careers & Enterprise Company initiative
To get here, you will already be a prospective Enterprise Adviser for Birmingham schools, and one of the Enterprise Coordinators may already have matched you.
Enterprise Advisers are our senior business volunteers. They work closely with a local school or college to develop a careers plan that puts opportunities with local employers at the heart of a young person’s education.
Being an Enterprise Adviser can be incredibly rewarding. It’s a great opportunity to:
- use your experience and network to inspire young people and improve their chance of getting a job
- address skills gaps in the local and national job market
- deepen your connection to the local community
- build your company’s reputation
- develop your own interpersonal and strategy skills
In addition to this training, we will also hold workshops and face-to-face training. Please note, you will also need to complete a DBS check
During this online course, you will learn more about:
- Research and evidence for careers interventions
- the Careers & Enterprise Company
- Benchmarking your school
- Auditing your school
- The role of teachers in careers guidance
- Changes to GCSE grades in the UK
- Record-keeping and communicating with your school
- the local Landscape of careers and enterprise provision
At the end of this course, you will be more confident to start the strategic Adviser process with your school
Who this course is for:
- Prospective Enterprise Advisers in Birmingham
- 00:24Enterprise Coordinator - Hilary Smyth Allen
- 02:20Enterprise Coordinator - Julie Stirrup
- 00:22Enterprise Coordinator - Kathryn Lennon Johnson
Kathryn Lennon-Johnson is an Entrepreneur, Author, TEDx Speaker, Podcast presenter, Teacher and Consultant with over 18 years of experience in behaviour change.
The built environment matters; it has consequences. The things we build affect generations to come. In order to address the construction skills shortage while attracting the next generation into construction, Kathryn recognised the need to promote change and create places and spaces that benefit us all. She is the Founder of Built Environment Skills in Schools, and author of courses and books for employers.