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FRA CAREERS – VISION YOUR FUTURE

Here at the FRA your future career aspirations are of the utmost importance to us but we also want you to progress into your chosen career or further study. Throughout your course you will benefit from progression and careers opportunities with particular emphasis on Progression Week and Industry Weeks. The FRA careers service is available all year, whether helping prepare you for your industry placement or through the 1:1 Careers Tutorial which you’ll be able to book into.

FRA Careers is not only about how we support you within the classroom through your personal progression sessions, but a guided service that offers easy accessible resources that will:

  • Provide you with opportunities to build your CV, personal statement and cover letter
  • Support with UCAS applications
  • Show you how to network and ace an assessment centre
  • Provide you with a personalised Career and Self-assessment tool for you to consider your strengths and development areas, giving you insight into areas such as:
    • Assertiveness
    • Skills assessment
    • Strengths
    • Learning style
    • Decision making
    • Giving and receiving feedback

And much more…

DEDICATED TIME WITH INDUSTRY EXPERTS

We will make sure that we support your career aspirations with masterclasses and in-class sessions with experts from industry. They will give you valuable insider information on:

  • How to apply for jobs
  • What it is really like working within the fashion retail industry
  • Interviews and presentations

In collaboration with our retail partners, we will support you every step of the way.

NOT YET READY FOR THE WORLD OF WORK?

Don’t worry we’ve got that covered too.

You will be guided in terms of the options that are available to you once you leave the FRA, so if you want to go to university, College, do an Apprenticeship or T-Level, we will give you all the information and support you need. You really are in safe hands.

FRA CAREERS

All of this will be provided in an interactive, fun and exciting way. Right from the start of your journey with us, our aim is to support you to fashion your future.

If you have any questions about our careers service, please contact us at: yourfuture@fra.ac.uk