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Useful Career Website

National Careers Service

Provide information, advice and guidance to help you make decisions on learning, training and work.


Whatever job or course you’re aiming for, find out about the different post-16 qualifications you can take to get you there

A guide to apprenticeships

Find out what it’s like to be an apprentice – the opportunities, benefits and just how far an apprenticeship can take you in the future.

Careers Advice for Parents (Creating better futures)

Professional help about advising your teen, helping them with choosing their career path and sources of information.

The Apprenticeship Guide

The definitive guide to apprenticeships.  Help to choose an apprenticeship by industry sector, school subject or interest.


Looking for that perfect career?  Guidance for students to make the right choice.  Match your skills and personality to 400+ job profiles.

Career Pilot

Plan your study & work.  Your choices at 14, 16 and 18, routes to different qualifications and job sectors. Career tools to help you decide.

Success At School

Gives clear and comprehensive information about a range of Career Zones (sectors), in an easy to access format. Students can create a profile to help to collate useful information. ’60 second interviews’ giving a profile of professionals, provide a useful insight into specific careers.

How 2 Become

Offers detailed advice on how to access a range of sectors. Also offers the purchase of resources, compiled in conjunction with professionals working in these fields, designed to enable you to achieve your dream career or course.

Fast Tomato

An interactive careers website to help with ‘careers matching’ programme to help with career choice (log in for a free guest pass).

Careers Box

Video-based job profile information and skills explorer tool.

I Could

Aims to help you to make the most of your potential by showing how others have used theirs, take the ‘Buzz’ personality profile quiz.

Not Going To Uni

Opportunities that exist outside of the university.

The Russell Group

Represents 24 leading universities, source of careers information & advice including ‘informed choices’ a downloadable guide to making post 16 choices.

My Career Springboard

Springboard is for students. It is divided into two main sections: the Career Test and the Career Exploration Tool. In tandem, these two interactive tools allow students to find some career inspiration and gain insight into their different career options.