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Careers Resources – Year 7-11

 

Useful Websites – Careers

 

Career Comp@nion: http://www.careercompanion.co.uk/
Independent and impartial careers information

iCould: http://icould.com/
Take the Buzz Quiz and watch video clips of people talking about their jobs

careersbox: http://www.careersbox.co.uk/
Careers films/videos showing real people in real jobs

Moving On: www.movingonmagazine.co.uk
Discover careers and qualifications information

 

Useful Websites – LMI (Labour Market Information)

 

LMI for All: http://www.lmiforall.org.uk/
LMI information

Warwick University: http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/ier/ngrf/lmifuturetrends/
LMI Future Trends

UKCES: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/452078/15.01.05._UKCES_Career_Brochure_V13_reduced.pdf
Careers of the Future resource

Bridge GM: http://bridgegm.co.uk/labour-market-information
Information on LMI in Greater Manchester

 

Useful Websites – STEM

 

STEMNET: http://www.stemnet.org.uk/

Futuremorph: http://www.futuremorph.org/

Tomorrow’s Engineers: http://www.tomorrowsengineers.org.uk/

Tech Future Careers: https://www.thetechpartnership.com/tech-future-careers/

 

Useful Websites – Further Education

 

https://www.asfc.ac.uk/ (Ashton 6th Form College)

http://www.clarendonsixth.com/ (Clarendon 6th Form)

https://www.tameside.ac.uk/ (Tameside College)

https://www.tmc.ac.uk/ (The Manchester College)

https://www.junipertraining.co.uk/ (Apprenticeships)

 

Useful Websites – Higher Education

 

UCAS: www.ucas.com
UCAS is useful for researching degree courses and entry requirements at universities

What Uni?: http://www.whatuni.com/
Search for UK university courses and university and college course reviews

The Complete University Guide: http://www.thecompleteuniversityguide.co.uk/
Includes information on UK university rankings as well as information on studying abroad

Prospects: https://www.prospects.ac.uk/careers-advice/what-can-i-do-with-my-degree
Useful graduate careers website which includes information on career options linked to university degree choice and links on to what graduates do

Russell Group Universities: http://russellgroup.ac.uk/for-students/school-and-college-in-the-uk/subject-choices-at-school-and-college/
Informed Choices Guide to making post-16 decisions (Please note that choices of A levels will vary between different departments at universities so always check with the Admissions Tutor at the universities of interest)

Student Finance England: https://www.gov.uk/student-finance-register-login
Apply online for student finance

 

Useful Websites – Apprenticeships

 

National Apprenticeship Service: https://www.getingofar.gov.uk/
Apprenticeships is useful for researching vocational career pathways and searching and applying for vacancies

Find an apprenticeship: https://www.findapprenticeship.service.gov.uk/apprenticeshipsearch
Search and apply for apprenticeships in England

Amazing Apprenticeships: https://amazingapprenticeships.com/
Useful resources from films/webinars to application advice

The Apprenticeship Guide: http://www.apprenticeshipguide.co.uk/
Apprenticeship information

Get My First Job: https://www.getmyfirstjob.co.uk/
Search and apply for apprenticeships

All About School Leavers: http://www.allaboutschoolleavers.co.uk/
Apprenticeship and work information

Future Talent: https://www.future-talent.com/
Apprenticeship and work information

Not Going to Uni: http://www.notgoingtouni.co.uk/
Explore apprenticeships and other possible alternatives including Gap Year options

Student Ladder: http://www.studentladder.co.uk/
Information on school leaver programmes, work placements and application advice

Rate My Apprenticeship: http://www.ratemyapprenticeship.co.uk/
Explore options, search for opportunities and read apprenticeship reviews

UCAS Career Finder: https://careerfinder.ucas.com/
Sign up for job alerts and search for Post-18 work and training opportunities

 

Useful Websites – Employment

 

Success at School: https://successatschool.org/
Includes useful information about work experience, employability skills and vocational skills

Find a job: https://www.gov.uk/jobsearch
Search and apply for full-time and part-time jobs in Great Britain

Agency Central: http://www.agencycentral.co.uk/
Useful for finding a recruitment agency in the local area and those specialising in specific sectors.

 

Useful Websites – Volunteering

 

Do It: https://do-it.org/

vInspired: https://www.vinspired.com/

National Citizen Service: http://www.ncsyes.co.uk

 

National Careers Service – Job Profiles

 

The National Careers Service provides information, advice and guidance to help you make decisions on learning, training and work opportunities.

Parents / Carers and students can access online careers information, advice, guidance and much more on this site.

https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk

 

The National Careers Service has job profiles on almost 800 different types of jobs. Each one details the skills and qualifications required, what the job involves, the average salary and what the career prospects are like by referring to labour market information (LMI).

 

Administrative and clerical: https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/advice/planning/jobfamily/pages/Adminandclerical.aspx

Alternative therapies: https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/advice/planning/jobfamily/Pages/alternativetherapies.aspx

Animals, plants and land: https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/advice/planning/jobfamily/Pages/animalsplantsandland.aspx

Arts, crafts and design: https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/advice/planning/jobfamily/Pages/artscraftsdesign.aspx

Catering services: https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/advice/planning/jobfamily/Pages/cateringservices.aspx

Construction: https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/advice/planning/jobfamily/Pages/construction.aspx

Education and training: https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/advice/planning/jobfamily/Pages/educationandtraining.aspx

Environmental sciences: https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/advice/planning/jobfamily/Pages/environmentalsciences.aspx

Financial services: https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/advice/planning/jobfamily/Pages/financialservices.aspx

General and personal services: https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/advice/planning/jobfamily/Pages/generalandpersonalservices.aspx

Information technology and information management: https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/advice/planning/jobfamily/Pages/infotechandinfomanagement.aspx

Legal services: https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/advice/planning/jobfamily/Pages/legalservices.aspx

Maintenance, service and repair: https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/advice/planning/jobfamily/Pages/maintenanceservandrepair.aspx

Management and planning: https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/advice/planning/jobfamily/Pages/managementandplanning.aspx

Manufacturing and engineering: https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/advice/planning/jobfamily/Pages/manufactureandengineering.aspx

Marketing, selling and advertising: https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/advice/planning/jobfamily/Pages/marketingsellingandadvert.aspx

Medical technology: https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/advice/planning/jobfamily/Pages/medicaltechnology.aspx

Medicine and nursing: https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/advice/planning/jobfamily/Pages/medicineandnursing.aspx

Performing arts, broadcast and media: https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/advice/planning/jobfamily/Pages/perfartsbroadcastandmedia.aspx

Publishing and journalism: https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/advice/planning/jobfamily/Pages/publishingandjournalism.aspx

Retail sales and customer service: https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/advice/planning/jobfamily/Pages/retailsalesandcustservice.aspx

Science and research: https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/advice/planning/jobfamily/Pages/scienceandresearch.aspx

Security and uniformed services: https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/advice/planning/jobfamily/Pages/securityanduniformedserv.aspx

Social services: https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/advice/planning/jobfamily/Pages/socialservices.aspx

Sport, leisure and tourism: https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/advice/planning/jobfamily/Pages/sportleisureandtourism.aspx

Storage, dispatching and delivery: https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/advice/planning/jobfamily/Pages/storagedispatchanddelivery.aspx

Transport: https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/advice/planning/jobfamily/Pages/transport.aspx

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