FAQ
 

What will it cost us?
Nothing! All our workshops are free to schools and colleges. 

Will my students be talking to real employees?
Yes! All online chats are conducted with real employees who are currently on an apprenticeship or graduate programme with that company.

How does it work?
The workshops can be conducted from your school’s computer room or IT suite. Each student must have access to a computer in order to make the most of the online chats.

How does I register?
Registration to all of our workshops is through Eventbrite. Simply, visit our upcoming workshops page to see what's upcoming, choose your event and click the Register Here link. You'll be taken through to a booking form for that particular event. 

Why do I have to sign up to a specific time slot?
Twenty minutes is the amount of time students will have to chat with a member of the relevant team during any of our workshops. You will need to set aside around 50 minutes of lesson time, ensuring that your students have seen the video before hand, and engaged in discussions about the workshop as per the lesson plan we will send to you on registration.

How many tickets do I need?
Please purchase one ticket for each student participating in the workshop. 

Do you use Skype?
No, we do not use Skype. The chats will take place on the Class Careers website using a type based system. 

Is it a chat room?
No, your students will only be talking to one member of staff at a time. There is no social interaction between participants.

Will we need to install anything on our computers in order to take part?
No, the chats run through the Class Careers online platform and supporting online software. In advance of the workshop, we will contact your designated IT contact in school to ensure that firewalls are lifted and your students will have access to the chats.

Is it safe?
Yes. All of our members of staff are fully trained and security systems are put in place alongside your existing IT systems to ensure that all of your students are chatting to specific employers. 

What is the maximum number of students that can take part in a workshop?
The maximum number of students that can take part in each workshop varies. The maximum number will be stated at the point of booking.  

What age can take part?
The age group of each workshop varies upwards of Year 9+. Please check with the specific workshop for more details.