In a rapidly changing world, more than ever young people need support to make informed choices about the career which is right for them. Learn to Earn provides an opportunity for all young people to understand the full range of opportunities that are available to them, to learn from employers about work and the skills that are valued in the workplace


  • Suitable for students aged 12 – 19
  • Key stages 3, 4 & 5
  • Flexible group sizes
  • A fully trained and safeguarded member of staff will deliver the programme
  • It provides opportunities for live employee engagement, either face-to-face or via video link
  • There are a wide range of small group work activities facilitated throughout the day
  • All students receive a hard copy of our Jobs Directory listing nearly 100 different jobs across a range of industry sectors, including common entry requirements and expected income
  • 5 – 6 hours delivery time
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Learning outcomes for students

  • Explore personal hopes and dreams for the future
  • Calculate and balance realistic cost of living budgets
  • Consider a wide range of job and career options and how to make informed decisions
  • Access and use labour market information to inform career decisions
  • Understand the benefits of different progression options, including apprenticeships and STEM
  • Understand the skills valued by employers
  • Set SMART goals and plan next steps to achieve these goals
  • Know where to find information and support.

Also available...

Complementary to Learn to Earn is our Route to Success online course available on the YE Learning Zone. Route to Success is mobile enabled and designed for independent learning so it can be completed by students either from home or using individual equipment in school. Find out more here.

Delivered by our fully trained and safeguarded Area Managers, our other classroom programmes offer a wide range of small group work and practical activities which are facilitated throughout the day.

  • Employability Masterclass provides an opportunity for students to learn from local employers about the skills and qualities that are required to be successful in the workplace.
  • Launch Pad is a day long, high impact engaging enterprise challenge. Students work alongside inspiring business volunteers to discover more about themselves and develop key skills which are valued in the workplace. 

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