Careers Guidance

Landmarks supports its learners to realise their potential and achieve their goals.

Keep reading to learn more about the destinations that our learners have achieved.

Landmarks is ambitious about the long-term destination of its learners and believe in championing the view that individuals with learning disabilities and other complex needs can be successful in achieving employment.

A research paper into people with disabilities in employment in the UK1 found that as of May 2019:

51%

of people with disabilities are in employment, of those

17%

of people with a learning disability are in paid work

56%

of Landmarks 'Class 19' moved onto Paid or Voluntary employment. 

What comes next after college?

Voluntary

An unpaid job where individuals can build on their work skills.

Supported Voluntary

A voluntary job supported by a Personal Assistant (PA).

Paid Employment

A job where individuals are paid.

Self-employment

A job where individuals work for themselves, either in offering a specific skill or by running their own business enterprise.

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Destination Data

This is what our “Class of 2019” moved
onto when they finished college:

12%

Further Education

20%

Voluntary Employment

20%

Supported voluntary employment

16%

Paid Employment

28%

Day Services

4%

After College After Care

Our Class of 2019 achieved
paid or voluntary employment in:

Hospital & Caring

Animal Care

Horticulture

Education

Transport & Distribution

Animal Care

Careerometer

 

Careerometer is a tool that can be used to explore and compare key information about your potential career.

This tool helps you to compare national average wages and working hours for up to three occupations.

  • Try typing in a job that you'd like to investigate and then select a match from the list to see the data 
  • You can then include a second and third choice to view the comparison if required
  • Please note that this is national average data, but you can use it to help you get a bigger picture of the potential opportunities.

 

Helpful links

Wayfinder Recruitment Agency

For more information about Supported Internships and how Landmarks can support employment https://www.wayfinderrecruitment.co.uk/

Citizens Advice - Benefits

Did you know that people receiving PIP can work up to 16 hours without benefits being affected? https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/benefits/

Preparing for Adulthood

Information about employment, independent living, good health, and friends, relationships and community involvement. https://www.preparingforadulthood.org.uk/

Council for Disabled Children

Nomis – Labour Market Information

References