Careers Advice


There are lots of places you can look for further information about possible career options.
Use the links below for independent research:

National Careers Service – Useful information about career types, skills and CV writing.

iCloud – Lots of videos for inspiration of people talking about their jobs

How2become – Information on different careers

Careers4u – Videos from professionals in a wide variety of careers and sectors

Go Think Big – Tips and tools to explore careers, and advice on getting work placements

All About Careers – Take a careers test and explore different types of careers

Get Smart – Careers information plus student city profiles and advice

Student Ladder – Information and advice for all stages in your journey towards your career

Prospects – Career planner and lots of information about careers advice and job sectors

Careers Gateway – Links to information about careers and higher education

Bright Knowledge – Careers, education and student life

https://university.which.co.uk/advice/a-level-choices/six-things-you-need-to-know-before-making-your-a-level-choices – Some excellent advice around choosing A’-level subjects, and also, if you scroll to the bottom, you can input three A level subject and it then gives university degree and job matches.

https://university.which.co.uk/advice/a-level-choices/what-are-btecs – BTECs are an increasingly popular alternative to A-levels as a route to university – here’s what you need to know.

https://university.which.co.uk/advice/a-level-choices/a-levels-or-btecs-which-should-you-take – A-levels or BTEC’s – which is the best path for you? Read our comparison guide to help you decide on the next options you should pursue.

https://russellgroup.ac.uk/media/5686/informed-choices-2018-1-6th-edition-final.pdf – Information and advice on best subject choices for university courses.

https://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/ – Forum, advise, GCSE, A-Level, university, jobs, finance, revision.

https://www.ucas.com/further-education – Search for post -16 courses and colleges.

https://www.getingofar.gov.uk/ – Apprenticeships.

https://www.healthcareers.nhs.uk/ – Jobs and careers in the health and medical sector.

https://www.stepintothenhs.nhs.uk/ – Quiz that can be used for suggestions of careers you may be interested in within NHS.

http://www.futuremorph.org/my-future-finder/ – Careers using Science and Maths.

http://www.creativeskillset.org/ – Really good information about creative careers, including college courses, Open Events and apprenticeships.

https://do-it.org/ – National Volunteer website.

https://barclayslifeskills.com/young-people/ – This is an excellent website that you can work through to build employability skills and win the chance to do work experience.