Aged 14+? Get ready to Create Your Future starting 10th May!

Want to build your skills/careers confidence and get to grips with next steps in life? The free online Create Your Future programme is here to help – so mark the 10th May 2021 start date in your diary!

What is Create Your Future?

Create Your Future is a campaign which helps any young person in the UK aged 14 and up to build confidence in next steps relating to skills, careers and training/education.

The Careers & Enterprise Company and Youth Employment UK have joined forces to create this programme just for you. Take part online from 13th May 2021 to get help with making choices about next steps in study or work in summer 2021.

With Create Your Future you can start to feel more confident about yourself – and the pathways and opportunities ahead of you!

What’s involved?

You’ll take part in activities from Youth Employment UK’s online Young Professional programmes, with step by step guides on what to do each week. You can also explore extra resources and opportunities to build your knowledge and understanding.

The Create Your Future programme lasts for six weeks, and each week has a different theme to explore:

Week 1

10th May

You and Your Needs

Week 2

17th May

Know Your Choices

Week 3

24th May

Build Your Life Skills

Week 4

31st May

Work Experience & Networking

Week 5

7th June

Explore Careers That Fit

Week 6

14th June

Get Ahead Of The Game

What do you get out of taking part in Create Your Future?

  • An understanding of your own needs
  • A clear understanding of paths you can take from now onwards
  • An understanding of where to get support when you need it
  • Support to build your skills for life and work
  • A virtual work experience opportunity
  • Support to choose a future career
  • Support to build a CV
  • Support to connect with youth friendly opportunities to get ahead of the game

How to get started

Visit the Create Your Future hub and follow the steps to sign up.

You can take part through your school or college, but you can also take part on your own!

Take part through your school or college:

Your teacher or tutor will guide you through the steps to get registered and take part. Easy! They’ll help you get started and get stuck into your weekly activities.

Take part on your own:

Sign up for our free Young Professional support and newsletter to access all the free online courses and resources that are part of the Create Your Future programme.

Follow #CreateYourFuture on Twitter

Check the #CreateYourFuture hashtag for the latest tips, activities and motivational inspiration to help you on your way. Youth Employment UK and The Careers & Enterprise Company are here to support you.

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