Welcome to Prospects, Part of Shaw Trust Midlands Young Peoples’ website
The information and advice on this website is for all young people in Coventry, Warwickshire and Northamptonshire. This website also includes information and advice to help you to get ready for adult and working life.
Help for school and college students
Your school should offer independent careers advice provided by a qualified careers guidance professional. Ask your Careers Teacher for more information. Some students will get extra help from a Prospects Adviser. If you live in Coventry, Warwickshire or Northamptonshire, are 16 – 18 and not in education, employment or training (NEET) an adviser will be in touch to offer you support and help.
*Leicester can now be contacted on 0116 305 6620. This is the Leicestershire County Council Careers Service.
Help after you leave school
If you need advice on your next steps and have not settled into a job apprenticeship college or sixth form you can contact us using the free phone number 08007313219 to make an appointment for one to one confidential, impartial advice on all of the options available and guidance on how to make the best choice to achieve the career you want.
Housing, health & benefits help
If you need support with other issues such as housing, health and benefits, you will be assisted to access the most appropriate service for you. For more information contact us using the free phone number: 08007313219
Apprenticeship or Traineeship help
If you are looking for an Apprenticeship or Traineeship vacancy, you can search on Find an Apprenticeship or Find a Traineeship. To check if you can have extra support, please contact us using the free phone number: 08007313219
How we keep your data safe
Prospects provide information, advice and guidance on behalf of your local council, who as data controllers specify how data must be used. We help young people make informed choices about their future and the appropriate pathways to achievement. We collect contact details to help deliver the best service to you (our legal duty under the Education and Skills Act 2008). We collect gender and ethnicity details which we anonymise for statistical reporting on equality, to help improve services and inform the public of how your school (while you are in compulsory education) and your local council are performing.
To view more information on how Prospects process your data click on the link to the area in which you live or go to school:
Coventry Privacy Notice
Warwickshire Privacy Notice
Northamptonshire Privacy Notice
For further information on how your data will be used please see your local councils Privacy Notice by clicking on the link below:
Coventry City Council Privacy Notice
Warwickshire County Council Privacy Notice
Northamptonshire County Council Privacy Notice
Leicestershire County Council Privacy Notice