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.

 

Careersbox                                                                                                         www.careersbox.co.uk

An online careers film and video library. Lots of case studies and video clips of real people doing different jobs.

 

icould                                                                                                                   www.icould.com

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

 

 

 

FINANCE

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…

 

NHS/MEDICAL CAREERS                       

 

SCIENCE

AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY                               

CONSTRUCTION AND THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT

ENGINEERING

AEROSPACE

LAND-BASED AND ENVIRONMENTAL CAREERS

CONSERVATION AND ZOOLOGY

CULTURAL HERITAGE

MATHEMATICS

SPORT

HOSPITALITY, LEISURE, TOURISM

TEACHING

COMPUTING and IT

CREATIVE INDUSTRIES

PERFORMING ARTS

LANGUAGES

LAW

THE ARMED FORCES

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