CAREERS AND JOB IDEAS
Not sure what you want to do in the future? These websites will help you explore different careers.
National Careers Service www.nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk
Job profiles on this site provide information about specific jobs/sectors, entry requirements, skills required, salary information etc.
WOW Gloucestershire www.wowgloucestershire.co.uk
Information about the world of work in Gloucestershire. Useful sector factsheets on different career sectors. Some information about the local job market.
An online careers film and video library. Lots of case studies and video clips of real people doing different jobs.
Need inspiration for your career? icould includes 1000 films of personal career stories, across many occupations. There is an option to search by subject area. Use the Careers Wizard by answering 5 questions to view articles and videos about careers that might suit you.
Career Pilot www.careerpilot.org.uk
Your choices at age 14, 16 and 18. Explore different job sectors and how you can study and work at the same time – even to university level. Information about vocational qualifications, plus the top 20 apprenticeship vacancies in the South West.
Careers World www.careersworld.co.uk
Produce a magazine each term, it covers general careers info, local training providers and info, sector specific information.
University of Kent www.kent.ac.uk/careers/workin.htm
“I want to work in…” For those people interested in graduate careers, this careers page provides useful Information and links to other website for a wide range of different careers areas.
SACU Ltd– Spartan Test http://sacu-student.com/?page_id=2850
Suitable for sixth form students, the Spartan Test is a visual quiz that helps students start the exciting research process of deciding on future degree courses, apprenticeships and career options.
POST 16 COURSES – not sure what or where you want to study after year 11? These websites can help with your options
POST 18 COURSES – researching Higher Ed courses & universities
APPRENTICESHIPS AND SCHOOL LEAVER PROGRAMMES
GAP YEAR/WORK PLACEMENTS
JOB SEARCHING WEBSITES – need to find a full-time or part-time job?
SETTING UP YOUR OWN BUSINESS
SECTOR AND SUBJECT SPECIFIC INFORMATION
If you know the broad area you want to work in, you may find some useful info here…
CONSTRUCTION AND THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT
LAND-BASED AND ENVIRONMENTAL CAREERS
CONSERVATION AND ZOOLOGY
HOSPITALITY, LEISURE, TOURISM
COMPUTING and IT
THE ARMED FORCES