Useful Resources

General Career Information

Explore ‘job profiles’ to find out important information about specific jobs such as training, salaries and useful links

Take the Buzz Quiz to see what careers suit your personality and view hundreds of short videos on a wide range of diversity careers

Complete the survey to identify potential jobs based on your interests and strengths. Excellent resources to explore the qualifications and progression pathways into specific careers and jobs. Contact Mrs Holmes for access code.

The UK’s largest online student community forum with advice and guidance on GCSEs, A levels, University and Jobs.

Comprehensive website providing links to a wide range of career resources including industry sectors, progression pathways, work experience and volunteering.

Aimed at young people this website provides excellent information and guidance about a wide range of pathways for students post 16 & 18 including some great videos.

Broad range of information for students on Post 16 and 18 progression pathways including university, apprenticeships and employment.


Post 16 Information

Search and apply to Post 16 courses and apprenticeship opportunities available.

Data driven website which shows the links between what you study at A level, University, what jobs you can get and how much you can earn. Useful tool for choosing A Levels.

Excellent website with a useful A Level Explorer Tool to help students to see how A levels and BTECs can progress through to Degree courses.  Also great resources for parents.

Important information for students and parents about subject choice post 16 for studying at degree level at Russell Group Universities. See INFORMED CHOICES document.

 

Apprenticeships

Official Government website with Information on local and national apprenticeships. Find out more about what apprenticeships are and what vacancies are in your area.

General information on apprenticeships but two resources which are particularly useful are the VACANCY SNAPSHOT and BROADCAST LIVE which provide details of current opportunities and a series of employer videos respectively.

General information on apprenticeships with some useful guidance for parents.

Website provides information on which apprenticeships have been developed and those in the pipeline and which employers currently offer the apprenticeship.

 

University Information

The main website for researching and applying to undergraduate courses and universities. Also includes information on Higher and Degree Apprenticeships.

‘What can I do with my degree’ section under Career Advice highlights jobs linked to specific degree subject providing insight into potential careers following university.

Excellent resources to search for courses and tips about applying to university and which A Levels to take for which degree courses.  Also great resources for parents.

Data driven website which shows the link between what you study at A level, University, what jobs you can get and how much you can earn.

Important information for students and parents about studying at Russell Group Universities.

 

Oxbridge Information

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Post 18 Alternative Routes

See Apprenticeships section

Excellent website with a range information on alternative routes post 18 including apprenticeships, gap year and job advice for school leavers 18+.

Information, advice and guidance on school leavers, programme and apprenticeships as well as universities and gap years.

GAP YEAR ADVICE

Excellent independent advice on all aspects of gap years.

 

Volunteering

Excellent website provide advice & guidance on volunteering as well as a comprehensive search engine of opportunities.

Comprehensive search engine of local, regional and national opportunities.

 

Student Finance

Excellent website with advice and guidance on both funding and managing money at university. Important information on STUDENT LOAN MYTHBUSTING and STUDENT LOAN CALCULATOR.

Mobile App which matches students to scholarships, bursaries and grants.

Search and apply for UK scholarships, grants or bursarues for university on comprehensive database of funding for UK/EU undergraduates.



The A-Z of Career Websites

Animal Care and Management

www.rcvs.org.uk

Royal College of Veterinary surgeons

www.zsl.org

Zoological Society of London

www.capel.ac.uk

Capel Manor - leading training provider for those interested in plants, animals, flowers, trees and the environment.

Catering and Hospitality

www.hospitalityguild.co.uk

Information on a range of hospitality careers in restaurants and hotels.

www.careerscope.uk.net

Careers information for the hospitality sector

Construction and the Built Environment

www.goconstruct.org

Excellent website for information on pathways into careers in construction

www.architecture.com

Royal Institute of British Architecture - career information

Creative Industries: Art, Design, Advertising, Music, Gaming, Performing Arts

www.creative-choices.co.uk

Creative and Cultural Skills Council- Information on a wide range of careers within the Creative Industries

www.screenskills.com

Information on careers in Film, TV, VFX, Animation and Games

Digital & Technology: IT, AI, Cybersecurity, Software Engineering & Digital Media

www.digitalworld.net

Digital World Information

www.tpdegrees.com

Tech Future Careers

Education

www.getintoteaching.education.gov.uk Information on becoming a teacher

Environmental

www.lantra.co.uk

Sector Skills Council for environmental and land-based industries

Finance

www.allaboutfinancecareers.co.uk

 

www.aat.org.uk

Information on accountancy training (with or without A Levels / Degree)

Healthcare & Medical

www.healthcareers.nhs.uk

Career advice and information for all healthcare professions

www.themedicportal.com

Excellent information and resources on applying to Medical School.

www.medicalmavericks.co.uk

Great resource for young people which explores roles within healthcare

www.tasteofmedicine.com/

Medical Training information from St George’s University

Journalism

www.bjtc.org.uk

Broadcast Journalism Training Council

www.sportsjournalists.co.uk/training

Advice on getting into sports journalism

www.mediatrust.org

Organisation supporting young people especially those from disadvantaged or unrepresented groups to develop media skills.

Law

www.thelawyerportal.com

Useful wesbite with advice and guidance on careers in LAw

www.lawcareers.net

Very useful ‘Beginners Guide’

www.allaboutlaw.co.uk

Information about law and the various progression pathways

Public Services

www.policecouldyou.co.uk

Information on careers in the Police.

www.fire.gov.uk/careers

Information on careers in the Fire Service

www.armyjobs.mod.uk

Information on careers in the Armed Forces

www.raf.mod.uk/careers

Information on careers in the Royal Air Force

www.royalnavy.mod.uk

Information on careers in the Royal Navy

Psychology, Counselling and Social Care

www.careersinpsychology.co.uk

Information on Psychology careers and training

www.bps.org.uk

The British Psychological Society

www.bacp.co.uk/careers

British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy

www.skillsforcare.org.uk

Information on careers in social care

Science, Maths & Engineering

www.mathscareers.org.uk

The Institute of Mathematics - great information for students about maths and related careers.

www.futuremorph.org

Aimed at students this website has great resources to support students to think about careers, work experience and routes into Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths careers

www.tomorrowsengineers.org.uk

Information on Engineering careers

www.iop.org/careers

Institute of Physics - Information on a range of careers using physics

Sport

www.careers-in-sport.co.uk

Information on careers in Sports

www.ukcoaching.org

Information about how to get involved in sports coaching

Transport and Travel

www.careersthatmove.co.uk

Careers that Move - insight into passenger travel and transport

www.balpa.org/becoming-a-pilot

British Airline Pilots Association - Useful video and guide ‘Inside Track’ on how to become a pilot.

www.theimi.org.uk/careers

The Institute of the Motor Industry - Career information and insight

www.nats.aero/careers

National Air Traffic Service - Careers as an air traffic controller



 

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