Prospects provides the careers service for Northamptonshire making sure young people who are Not in Education, Employment or Training (NEET) can access the guidance and
support they need to progress.
Young Northamptonshire residents who are NEET are eligible for the service for two years after completing Year 11. Young people with an EHC Plan can access the service to age 25 and those leaving care to age 25.
Prospects help young people to make the right choices to
move into further learning or employment.
The service is delivered in a range of community bases. The up-to-date details are listed on the website.
Frequently Asked Questions:
What are my choices after Year 11 or college?
How can I get a job or Apprenticeship?
What are the alternatives to open employment?
Schools have a statutory duty to provide access to careers information, advice and guidance (IAG) for all their pupils.
The DfE published updated statutory guidance to schools in 2021 setting out the requirement for every school to meet.
Dept for Education Gatsby Benchmarks
for careers provision.
Prospects offer a range of activities which meet these benchmarks, which schools can purchase to help them meet these benchmarks.