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The Billericay School

Resources To Support Careers

 You will find links on this page to support your careers journey.

Interview Tips

In an interview the questions you’ll be asked will be a mixture of:

  • general questions about you, your skills and your experience
  • specific questions about the particular job - sometimes called technical questions

The general questions can be the same for many different types of job. Below are a selection of useful links to various websites, providing advice and tips on the interview process:

Interview Advice


The STAR technique


Future Learn

FutureLearn partner with over 170 world-class universities, institutions and industry leaders to create world-class courses to help you with your career.  At FutureLearnCareers, you'll find a career that matches your education and skills. Their mission is to help everyone fulfil their potential in a changing world and explore which new job could be the right fit for them.  For more information, please follow the link below:


Post 16 Options and Advice - Connexions

The video below provides some invaluable guidance on your next steps. 


Careers in Insurance

Chelmsford Insurance Institute:

The Chartered Insurance Institute, London are the parent organisation for The Chelmsford Insurance Institute. www.localinstitutes.cii.co.uk/chelmsford

Please visit the CII Stepforward website with career profiles and case studies. Please click here

Careers in Finance

Investment management industry – Be surprised who works here: https://youtu.be/bHaWbPJlhrA


Become a Trainee or Apprentice at Schroders on the Investment20/20 Programme: https://youtu.be/1afhknggyjY

Meet Schroders IT Apprentice: Jake Parker: https://youtu.be/9bj5ODnZonw


Being an Apprentice at M&G: https://youtu.be/EmgU3msBseQ

Meet Precious – M&G Plc Apprentice: https://youtu.be/fiFJCXgaEeI  

Standard Life

Meet the Standard Life Aberdeen 2019 Trainees: https://youtu.be/GiNG_QsIi60

Fidelity International

Harry’s Journey: Technology Apprentice at Fidelity International: https://youtu.be/PB2x1xby3tc

First Intuition Chelmsford 


Resources for schools: https://www.firstintuition.co.uk/fihub/resources-for-schools/.

Accountancy Academy: https://www.firstintuition.co.uk/fihub/why-should-you-attend-our-accountancy-academy/.

RSM Accounting and Consulting

RSM are currently recruiting for April and August 2022 trainee intakes, which include a variety of school leaver apprenticeships! All of our positions and information regarding us can be found via the following website: Please click here

Project Management

APM Project Management

Please click here to view APMs Instagram page for case studies of project professionals.