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How NE Career Engine will be useful to you as a Union Learning Representative

The NE Career Engine website will be useful to you when a union member is interested in finding out how they can start working towards a higher education level course (Level 4 and above), at a provider in the North East, even if they have few qualifications.

NE Career Engine offers adults one-stop information, tools and stories about how to get onto a higher education level course - to improve career prospects, cope with a changing job role, etc.

NE Career Engine encourages adults to use their experience and skills, even if they do not have formal qualifications.

Some of the useful features of the site include:

  • Information about a range of issues which users will be thinking about e.g. ‘Money matters’, ‘What are the benefits?’, ‘What, where and how?’, etc.
  • A 'Recommended Resources' tool which will match what users need to know to the information that best meets their requirements
  • Access to 100+ videos of other adults talking about overcoming a range of issues and taking the first step to higher education
  • Access to online, impartial, advice and guidance
  • A Progression Planner which will help adults find the right qualification for them
  • A link to all colleges, training providers and universities in the South West region
  • A HE Skills Map tool which will enable users to build and save a Profile of their skills and attributes and map their skills to those valued within higher education.