National Careers Week Resources
Useful Careers Websites
Need to get some ideas?
Explains clearly the choices you have at 13/14, 16 and 18. It has information about lots of different careers and routes to all the job sectors.
This site includes 100s of videos of people offering an inside view of their current job and a personal account of how they got there. Try the Buzz Quiz to get some ideas based on your personality type!
Use the Job Profiles to get information about the careers that interest you. You can also look at all the different jobs there are in different areas such as Health, engineering, creative and media etc.
Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths? See:
Being Creative? See:
Health and Medical Careers?
Thinking of getting an apprenticeship in the future?
Search for apprenticeship opportunities in the local area and across the country, including Advanced, Higher and Degree Apprenticeships.
Planning to go to University?
See the Spartan Test which asks you to choose from a series of images and uses your responses to create a personalised career cloud or degree cloud with lots of suggestions of courses and careers you may never have heard of!
The UCAS site is the one to go to research all the information you need about Higher Education, including how to choose and apply for your course. Use the browse tool to get ideas based on your subject interests.
Lots of interesting information about going to university. Use the A level Explorer tool to see the options with different A level combinations or find out which A levels are required for different degree subjects.
Got a degree topic in mind but not sure where this may lead you. Prospects is a graduate website with information about options with a specific degree subject.