Futures Fair 2022

Opportunities to Work with BHASVIC 

The college is keen to work with employers in a number of ways. Listed below are some suggestions of relevant activities and points within the academic year when employers can get involved: 

Key dates/opportunities to get involved in (as many or as few as relevant) 

Type of activity  

Further Details  

Time of year/dates  

4-day work experience placement  

During Skills Week, all first year students will be sourcing their own work placement and any additional offers of work experience at this time would help to support students.   

1st - 5th July 2024

Work Experience placements, shadowing and insights  

First and second year students can undertake work experience around their timetable. Employers can be added to our database for when a student is interested in gaining work experience.   

Throughout the year or during college holidays  

Advertising vacancies 

Please complete the form below however if you have any questions, please email careers@bhasvic.ac.uk  

Second year students finish college after their exams in June, however their last tutorial before study leave will be in May so if you are able to share vacancies as early as possible, students can be made aware  

Employer talks, mock interviews, CV support  

Target tutorial groups or subject areas for those students who are interested in work after college    

Throughout the year  

Subject/Career Talks  

  • Come in to lessons to speak with students about opportunities/apprenticeships/company philosophy.

  • Careers Enrichment Day involves morning or an afternoon workshop about opportunities e.g. within company, different departments.
  • To be agreed between employer and subject teacher


  • 5th July 

Running a stall at an event or offering a talk at a specific college careers event  

  • National Careers Week (Green Careers)
  • Futures Fair 
  • National Apprenticeship Week
  • National Careers Week  
  • November 2023
  • 18th January 2024  
  • 5 - 11 February 2024
  • 4 - 9 March 2024 

Case study of young people already working in your organisation/poster about company and opportunities  

Displayed in college or in tutorial slides 



Offering students the opportunity to receive mentoring from employers. This can be beneficial for student and staff development. 



If you have opportunities suitable for recent college leavers, these can be shared with the alumni community  


Register Your Interest  

If you are interested in working with the college in any of the ways mentioned above or you have vacancies to advertise, please complete the form here 


Employers Engagement Strategy - the Careers Team is currently developing an employment engagement strategy. This will be published here at a later date.

Case Studies 

Please see below for a snapshot of the ways that the college has worked with employers. More examples can be found on the news section of the website  

American Express  

American Express are the college’s Enterprise Adviser and work with the college to offer subject talks, support for enterprise and employability students through CV and mock interview workshops. 

American Express  

Morgan Sindall  

Students have had the opportunity to experience a wide range of departments at Morgan Sindall’s Portslade site. For further information on the students’ experience, please see the newsletter 

Morgan Sindall 


The NHS has been a longstanding partner at our annual Futures Fair which has been running since 2016 in its current form. Students have the opportunity to interact with professionals from a wide range of professionals.  


Sundials Clinic  

Sundials Clinic has offered a range of activities to BHASVIC students including work experience placements, subject talks and demonstrations.  

Sundials Clinic