Christine Humphrys – The Green School, Middlesex 2017

“Gaining the Standard provided the SLT and Governor backing that I needed to put CEIAG on the curriculum map.”

Secondary School

Secondary Schools will follow a structure as shown below but adapted to their specific educational setting.


Stage One: Commitment Certificate:

Outcome 1

Learning provider demonstrates commitment to careers education, information, advice and guidance (CEIAG) and The Quality in Careers Standard


Stage Two: Intermediate Certificate:

Outcome 2

Learning provider has a current CEIAG policy which is based on the needs of students, contributes to the whole organisation’s aims and recognises the entitlement of all students to impartial CEIAG.

Outcome 3

CEIAG programme is delivered to all students in the organisation.

Outcome 4

CEIAG programme includes finding out about and preparing for the world of work.

Outcome 5

Learning provider demonstrates their commitment to meet the statutory duty by ensuring all students have access to independent careers guidance.


Stage Three: The Full Award:

Outcome 6

Provider monitors and records students’ achievements and progress, working with partners, external IAG provider, parents and carers to ensure that all students make informed choices and effective transitions.

Outcome 7

Staff involved with CEIAG are appropriately trained.

Outcome 8

CEIAG programme is systematically monitored, reviewed and evaluated to ensure that CEIAG delivered is effective in meeting the needs of all students.

Full award cost £1650 + VAT