Awarded at the end of each academic year, any student who is awarded the BeReady Passport can be proud to say they have demonstrated a wide range of skills, knowledge and behaviour that will better equip them to progress on their chosen career path.
How does it work?
On achieving different milestones on your college journey, you will be awarded points which, at the end of the academic year, will determine whether you receive a bronze, silver or gold final stamp on your BeReady Passport Certificate.
These milestones include completing your BeReady tutorial programme, developing your employability skills, successfully completing your work placement, achieving your study programme and contributing to the college’s PRIDE values.
By achieving a bronze, silver or gold stamp on your BeReady Passport Certificate you will unlock a range of opportunities and perks which could include a reference from the Principal, 1:1 careers coaching and gift vouchers!
Your study programme
Whatever subject area or level of course you choose, your study programme will give you the edge when it comes to progressing successfully into your choice of career.
Your study programme is designed to offer a challenging and exciting learning journey that not only gives you the knowledge needed to succeed in your chosen area of study but also wider technical, academic, personal and employability skills.
Your study programme is made up of all of the following areas:
BeReady tutorial programme
BeReady is Reaseheath’s unique cross college tutorial and pastoral care programme that consists of weekly delivered sessions, guest lectures, activities, events and promotions focusing on a range of personal, social and cultural topics. It has been designed by staff and students to develop your skills and prepare you for a successful career and life in today’s society.
BeReady topics include staying safe, mental health awareness and wellbeing, employability skills, healthy lifestyles, British values, politics and volunteering.
BeEmployable: Skills for employment
Our BeEmployable programme is in place to support you with your career choices. Reaseheath will support you with CV creation, job applications and job interview preparation. Working alongside careers advisors and course teams, we’ll help prepare you for the world of work by developing the right skills for employment:
- Communication skills
- Time management
- Team work
BeEmployable: Work placement preparation
As part of your study programme you will be supported in finding an industry relevant work placement (up to 100 hours) by our dedicated BeEmployable team.
Your placement provides the opportunity to gain valuable employability skills and experience in the workplace – all great for your CV!
Typically you’ll spend 2-3 weeks working in an industry relevant to your course and interest. Whilst on placement you’ll be overseen by a placement supervisor who will provide guidance in the workplace. College staff will also maintain contact with you during your placement.
BeEmployable: Careers advice, Careers & Enterprise Centre and preparation for progression
Our qualified careers advisors will be on hand during your time at college to provide impartial careers information, advice and guidance on your next steps.
You will also benefit from CV workshops, UCAS application guidance , job application and interview workshops to assist in preparing you for success in your chosen career path.
On completing your BeReady Passport and Reaseheath Experience, you will be ready for your next steps. Will you be starting employment, progressing onto degree level study at University Centre Reaseheath or elsewhere, or will you be starting an apprenticeship?
Whatever your next steps, you will be invited to stay with thee Reaseheath family by becoming a member of our Alumni Association.
When you join Reaseheath College you’ll become part of the Reaseheath student body giving you access to the many varied and exciting social and recreational opportunities throughout the year.
From sports to study tours, charity fundraising to volunteering opportunities,
there’s something for everyone!
Student and College life
All students will have a personal tutor who will provide 1:1 guidance and support throughout the year. The role of your tutor is to maximise your level of achievement and to help ensure positive progression to further study or employment.
At Reaseheath you will have access to a wealth of student support including health and wellbeing, careers, finance, transport and safeguarding.