Careers Advice

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

A Guide to 16-18 courses in Newham – an overview of all the further education opportunities in the borough

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 – 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. – BTECs are an increasingly popular alternative to A-levels as a route to university – here’s what you need to know. – 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. – Information and advice on best subject choices for university courses. – Forum, advise, GCSE, A-Level, university, jobs, finance, revision. – Search for post -16 courses and colleges. – Apprenticeships. – Jobs and careers in the health and medical sector. – Quiz that can be used for suggestions of careers you may be interested in within NHS. – Careers using Science and Maths. – Really good information about creative careers, including college courses, Open Events and apprenticeships. – National Volunteer website. – This is an excellent website that you can work through to build employability skills and win the chance to do work experience.