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Recommended resources for pupils and parents

Careers Exploration

The National Careers Service provides information, advice and guidance to help you make decisions on learning, training and work. They have resources to help you complete your CV, run a skills health check report and find a course.

https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/

STEM Careers is a digital toolkit for students and parents. It helps to make the link between the Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths subjects students study in school, college or university and the world of work. Its goal is to bring alive the huge range of opportunities which are open to anyone who pursues STEM subjects.

http://www.wherestemcantakeyou.co.uk/index.html

Labour market information tells you about what is happening in the job market at national, regional and local levels and includes information about jobs and salaries, what skills employers are looking for in different industrial sectors, conditions, communities and future trends. This future labour market infographic supports students and parents and will help them make an informed decision about their future study and career choices.

https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/UKCES_infographics_141210_v2.pdf

Choosing Your Post 14 Options

The Buzz Quiz at iclould lets you explore what skills you have and what you could do with those skills. The icould website also has many career related videos and articles written by career experts.

https://icould.com/buzz-embed/

UCAS Progress, offers young people a way to discover careers, search and apply for their 16 — 18 choices, and get comprehensive information and advice about the opportunities available to them. The UCAS Progress tool allows students to search institutions by postcode and course, allowing them to find a destination suitable and sustainable for them.

https://www.ucas.com/

Informed choices is a Russell group university guide to making decisions about post-16 education. The guide was created so that young people have access to clear information about how the subjects that they choose to study in the sixth form or at college can affect their options at university and their chances in life.

https://www.russellgroup.ac.uk/media/5272/informedchoices-print.pdf

The National Citizen Service (NCS) is a UK Government voluntary personal and social development programme for 15–17 year olds in England.

Students will live away from home, develop skills to boost their CV, and meet amazing people they’lll never forget. What are you waiting for?

https://www.ncsyes.co.uk/

Interested in an Apprenticeship? The national apprenticeships website allows you to research, apply and track your applications.  Further information is also available on our main careers page.

https://www.gov.uk/apply-apprenticeship

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