Careers – Useful websites and local job sites

Please find below some useful websites for ideas and resources when thinking about your future career and next steps.

This is the main careers advice programme we use in school to help students explore their interests. They can watch over a thousand videos of people taking about their jobs, they can access live labour market information about employment trends average salaries and employment rates by region.

This website gives parents online interactive guides that provide all the information you need to understand the choices available after GCSE and sixth form and which ones will suit your teen best so they can go on to enjoy happy and successful futures. is where you can learn how to write a CV, how to complete an application form, how to pass psychometric tests and also how to pass any job interview.

Ncs Gov Uk

This website offers clear and concise careers information, advice and guidance to help you to make decisions on the next steps you need to make in  learning, training and work at all stages in your career. You can find out what qualifications and skills you need to be able to access different careers as well as average salaries and job descriptions.

The UCAS website contains official information for parents and students on all undergraduate degree courses including the entry requirements, locations of various courses, and the costs of attending University.

The Russell Group represents 24 leading UK universities which are committed to maintaining the very best research an outstanding teaching and learning experience and unrivalled links with business and the public sector.

Student finance – student loans or student grants for tuition fees and living costs, extra help, student loan repayments.

Useful W7

Information about opportunities that exist outside the traditional university route such as apprenticeships, foundation degrees, diplomas, NVQ’s, gap years, volunteering, distance learning and jobs.

Get in go far – apprenticeships

Government website listing apprenticeship opportunities across the country. Create an account to be able to apply.

Information on careers with the National Health Service in England.

A great website to help students find out the careers that are linked to their school subjects. Students can find a list of jobs that are linked to a particular subject they enjoy studying, then for each job find out what the job involves, the qualifications and skills required to do it, the salary and future employment rates.

Search for local jobs – here are some good sites to get you started: