The overall objective of effective CEIAG provision is to enable learners to become effective career decision makers. This will be achieved through the following aims:
AIM 1: SELF-AWARENESS AND DEVELOPMENT
To identify, assess and develop the skills and qualities necessary to choose and implement an appropriate career plan.
AIM 2: CAREER EXPLORATION
To acquire and evaluate information, to review experiences in order to identify and investigate appropriate careers pathways and learning opportunities in education, training and employment, locally, nationally and internationally.
AIM 3: CAREER MANAGEMENT
To develop skills in career planning, and to employ effective career decision-making strategies to manage transition and make suitable career development choices, with the appropriate support, advice and guidance.
OBJECTIVES OF THE CAREERS PROGRAMME – Delivering the CEIAG Map
In order to equip learners to become effective career decision makers and to deliver the learning intentions outlined in the Map, CEIAG provision includes:
- Careers Education –taught timetabled careers education provision which include meaningful opportunities for progressive personal career planning;
- Careers Information – access to up-to-date careers information, including user-friendly labour market information;
- Careers Advice and Guidance – planned opportunities for individual and impartial careers advice and guidance.