Which Way Now?
Our new interview series talks to local people about their careers. How did they train to do their job, what do they recommend doing once you leave school, should you go to Uni?
Our first episode starts with our very own Harry, who explains his route from school to his role here working with the community. Harry will be talking to local people each week, from osteopaths to teachers and accountants to opticians, stay tuned each week for a different story.
Ever thought about becoming a PT, osteopath or business owner?
Our first interview of the new series is with local business owner and director of Revitalize Health and Fitness Clinic, Elliott.
Elliott explains his route from Gravesend school-boy to becoming an osteopath and running his own successful, award-winning business.
If you like what you see in this interview and want to know more about how to start a career in personal training or osteopathy, you can find out more information here:
You can study PT nearby at North West Kent College: https://www.northkent.ac.uk/courses/search-by-course-area/personal-training-sports-therapy.aspx or
You can study Osteopathy at the University College of Osteopathy: https://www.uco.ac.uk/courses
NEXT WEEK: working in supermarket management, what does it REALLY entail? We talk to the manager of Morrisons, Gravesend to find out.
What’s it really like to work retail?
Meet Jamie, manager of Morrisons, Gravesend. He went from part time role to becoming the store manager. How’d he do it? Let’s find out.
Morrison’s have opportunities in apprenticeships, graduate schemes and degree apprenticeships: https://www.morrisons.jobs/early-careers
If you’re interested in working in retail and want to a hand applying for roles get in touch, our job club can help.
Meet Amy who works as an actor and casting agent in the latest episode of our career’s interviews.
Find out how Amy got to where she is today and what training she needed.
Interested in acting?
North Kent College have courses in acting, dance and musical theatre and music. You can find more information here: https://www.northkent.ac.uk/courses/search-by-course-area/arts-creative-industries.aspx
NEXT WEEK: We talk to two PCSO’s who work for Kent Police to learn about their careers.
Did you know these roles exist within Kent Police? Let's find out what they do!
Meet Tioni and Jo who work as the Police Community Support Officer and Youth Engagement Officer for Kent Police. Find out how they got to where they are today and what training they needed.Kent Police have many training opportunities and specialist roles, you can find out more here: https://www.kent.police.uk/police-forces/kent-police/areas/kent-police/c/careers/
NEXT WEEK: We talk to Sue who teaches English at a local secondary school.
Ever thought about becoming a teacher?
This week we meet with Sue who teaches English at a local Grammar school. Find out how Sue got to where she is today and what training she needed for the role.
Sue says “there’s nothing better than talking about something you love and I get to do that every day of the week”.
Do you want to be a teacher? You can find all the different options here to get into teaching: https://www.ucas.com/teaching-in-england
NEXT WEEK: We talk to our very own GYG vocal coach and West End performer Leanne Jones.