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Careers Education 2020-21


Useful careers websites and resources for parents, staff and students 


‘National Careers Service’ Job Profiles: Use the following link to access job profiles. Use these profiles to explore your career ideas.


National Apprenticeship Service - use the following link to search and apply for vacancies

 Icould- Free access to over 1000 personal video stories, detailed job information, plus practical tips, insight and advice and Labour Market Information


Careers box- National on line careers film and video library. You will be able to watch real people doing real jobs to help give you more of an insight 


‘All about Careers’ A careers site highlighting job profiles, updates on job sectors, career matching tool and featured employer links 


‘My kinda future’ - A careers site to build your CV, meet employers and find a job

‘Get my first job’ - a website to look at Apprenticeships and Traineeships

U Explore -

U Students - Start provides you with all the information you need in one place, you can set up a personalised profile to help you make better education and career choices. Parents- Use Start at home with your child to help cut through the fog of careers advice and begin making more informed choices – every step of the way 

Success at School-

Career advice for schools and students aged 13-19. Search jobs, advice & find out about employers, work experience, courses, career choices, apprenticeships. 


General useful careers sector websites

Creative jobs and careers


NHS careers


Careers in sport


Construction Industry Training Board

Engineering Industry Training Board

Careers in law


Apprenticeships in the Motor Vehicle Trade FutureMorph- Science and maths careers Where STEM can take you. 

Public Services


Post 18 Useful websites 

Not going to University looks at alternative options to going to University including Higher and Degree Apprenticeships


Gap/Year Voluntary abroad working in Wildlife and Conservation, Teaching and Medicine

University application process

Information on graduate employment and demographics


Ruthlessly independent university guide (student view)

Independent site supporting the university application process

Search, review and compare subjects at universities and colleges in the UK


Lots of useful support from interviews to key questions about HE

Offers independent HE picture, course search and money facts


Quality assurance site – reports on HE institutions


Labour Market Information (LMI) –it is important to consider what employment opportunities are going to be available in the future and where these are likely to be or


For information on student finance from ‘Student Finance England’

Student funding


University open days listed here

Template guides for personal statements

Tips on how to survive the student life! includes an excellent clearing course finder if you need a results day Plan B

Gap Year and to find out more about taking a gap year 

Careers is about finding out…..

Who am I?  How do I want to live my life?  What is important to me?