Useful websites for investigating different careers:
National Careers Service
NCS provides information, advice and guidance to help you make decisions on learning, training and work.
- Skills health check - use their assessment to find out what kind of jobs could suit you and save your results.
- Find a course - look for courses and learning providers and save information about them.
- Contact an adviser - find out about the different ways to get in touch.
- Help to get a job - get advice on the different stages of a job hunt, including how to improve your interview technique and write an effective CV. You can get help to search for your first job, get back into work or change career direction.
- Prospects guides millions of students to make the right career choices.
- Match your skills and personality to 400+ job profiles.
- Find and apply for work experience.
Start is an online careers platform designed to connect 11-18 year olds with their future career potential. Start combines the most comprehensive source of information with a personalised experience and career planning tools, helping our students to make more informed decisions about their future study and career options, as well as developing their employability.
- A student profile: students build their profile and access personalised study and career information.
- Modules: activities to guide students through the information on Start at the right time.
- Up to date information: engaging content on what to study, where to learn and the world of work.
- Locker: an online record of achievement to evidence skills for future applications and CVs.
- Employability action plan: Students can set goals and stay in control of their career planning.
TARGET careers FUTUREWISE helps school leavers make decisions about their future. Explore options for careers, university or apprenticeships and get help applying successfully.