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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. https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk

 

National Apprenticeship Service - use the following link to search and apply for vacancies https://www.apprenticeships.gov.uk/

 Icould- Free access to over 1000 personal video stories, detailed job information, plus practical tips, insight and advice and Labour Market Information http://icould.com

 

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 http://www.careersbox.co.uk/ 

 

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

 

‘My kinda future’ - A careers site to build your CV, meet employers and find a job http://www.mykindafuture.com/

‘Get my first job’ - a website to look at Apprenticeships and Traineeships https://www.getmyfirstjob.co.uk

U Explore - http://website.u-explore.com

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- https://successatschool.org

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 http://ccskills.org.uk/careers

 

NHS careers https://www.healthcareers.nhs.uk

 

Careers in sport  http://www.sportengland.org/

 

Construction Industry Training Board http://www.citb.co.uk/

Engineering Industry Training Board http://www.ecitb.org.uk/-http://

Careers in law https://www.allaboutlaw.co.uk/

 

Apprenticeships in the Motor Vehicle Trade http://www.remit.co.uk/ www.futuremorph.org FutureMorph- Science and maths careers www.wherestemcantakeyou.co.uk- Where STEM can take you. 

Public Services 

https://www.raf.mod.uk/recruitment

https://www.devon-cornwall.police.uk/your-right-to-information/our-people/recruitment/

http://www.army.mod.uk/

http://www.royalnavy.mod.uk/careers

 

Post 18 Useful websites 

Not going to University looks at alternative options to going to University including Higher and Degree Apprenticeshipshttp://www.notgoingtouni.co.uk/

 

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

http://www.frontier.ac.uk

University application process www.ucas.com

Information on graduate employment and demographics www.prospects.co.uk

 

Ruthlessly independent university guide (student view) www.push.co.uk

Independent site supporting the university application process  www.applytouni.com

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

www.unistats.co.uk

 

Lots of useful support from interviews to key questions about HE www.studential.com/

Offers independent HE picture, course search and money facts  https://www.thecompleteuniversityguide.co.uk/

 

Quality assurance site – reports on HE institutions www.qaa.ac.uk

 

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 www.nomisweb.co.uk or www.statistics.gov.uk

 

For information on student finance from ‘Student Finance England’

www.direct.gov.uk/studentfinance

Student funding www.studentcashpoint.co.uk

 

University open days listed here www.opendays.com

Template guides for personal statements www.studential.com/personalstatements

www.studentastic.co.uk

Tips on how to survive the student life! www.bestcourse4me.com includes an excellent clearing course finder if you need a results day Plan B

Gap Year www.yearoutgroup.co.uk and www.heguide.org.uk 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?