National Careers Service
The National Careers service website provides information, advice and guidance to help make decisions on learning, training and work opportunities. Their service offers confidential, helpful and impartial advice, supported by qualified careers advisers.
UCAS, in a nutshell, is like google for universities. The site will enable you to view potential degree courses, research different universities and see other education opportunities such as degree apprenticeships. You will also apply to universities through this platform by creating an account
Not Going to Uni
This website is dedicated to providing information about future pathway options that do not involve going to university. The site provides tips, information about apprenticeships, employment and other types of courses as well as advertising vacancies that you could apply for.
School Leaver Jobs
This site showcases jobs and career paths available to school leavers. The site advertises vacancies for apprenticeships and school leaver programmes and offers advice on choosing the right path, applying for opportunities and creating CVs. You can also apply directly for jobs and programmes through this site.
The government’s one stop shop for information and resources about apprenticeships available in the UK. The site provides information about being and apprentice, the different types of apprenticeships and the varying qualification levels. It also has a search engine enabling you to look for available apprenticeships in your area.
This site offers information about potential future jobs and careers. It gives detail about each career, allows you to search for particular jobs and provides information such as typical duties, required qualifications, typical working hours and salary. It also has information writing CVs and covering letters.
This resource has a site for students and a site dedicated to supporting parents. It offers information and advice on education and career options available to students between 13 and 14 (when choosing GCSE options), post 16 (leaving school) and post 18 (leaving college or training). The site has information pages, quizzes to help students think and activities to help people start thinking about the future.
A website designed to help students easily search university courses based on their A-Level choices and make more informed decisions about their options for Higher Education.