Free Careers Lesson Plans

Download lesson plans and careers education guides to help young people build their Young Professional skills.

Our Young Professional Programme membership helps young people build the skills they need for life and work. It comes with a host of supporting resources and activities.
The training can be embedded into educational, careers and employability programmes. It’s entirely free to young people and those that support them.

Download Free Careers Lesson Plans

Our free lesson plans will help you present the world of work to students, encouraging them to consider work sectors and roles with recourse to their life and work skills, interests and areas of study.

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What Is The Young Professional Programme?

The Young Professional Programme is our series of free and interactive online learning programmes designed with and for young people.

Available programmes:

Young Professional: Preparing for Your Future is ideal for 14-16 year olds who are exploring their future options.

Young Professional: Journey to Work is ideal for 17+ year olds and young people who are closer to the world of work.

Young Professional Programmes can fit into your existing programme or be accessed independently.

Course content helps young people to:

  • Understand themselves, their strengths, barriers and opportunities
  • Learn about the world of work through virtual work experience and impartial careers information
  • Understand the range of pathways available including vocational, academic and technical routes
  • Learn how to build their own career plan and set useful life, study and work goals
  • Understand the skills they will need for life and work and how to develop them
  • Learn how to prepare themselves for work with job searching, CV and interview preparation
  • Understand what being in work is like and how to progress once in work

What happens on completing a course?

On completion of each course, the Young Professional learner will receive a certificate. Their Provider can use this or our Group Management System to evidence the progress young people have made during the programme.

Preparing For Your Future

For learners aged 14-16 year olds

Learners sign in as a Young Professional to get automatically enrolled.

Preparing For Your Future

Journey To Work

For learners aged 17+

Learners sign in as a Young Professional to get automatically enrolled.

Journey To Work

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