Useful Websites

Useful Websites

Birmingham Careers Service
Birmingham Careers Service – Guiding Young People

National Careers Service
Use the job profiles to find out about different careers. These include sources of information and regulatory bodies for the relevant profession.

National Careers Week
Welcome – National Careers Week
Target Careers Resources:

The National Apprenticeship Service
You don’t have to go to university! The NAS has been designed to increase the number of Apprenticeship opportunities and provide a dedicated, responsive service for both employers and learners.

icould is about inspiration, encouragement and discovery. The idea is to help you make the most of your potential and talent, by showing how others have used theirs.

Home – CareersBox
Careers films on the web for a wide range of careers.
Skills Explorer is a FREE new way for students to connect with the extensive and Careersbox library of world-of-work and job profile films and videos.

The Guardian Careers

STEM – Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths
STEM Learning
Careers resources for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Inspiring Tomorrow’s Engineers – Tomorrow’s Engineers (

Accountancy and Finance Careers

Careers in the NHS
The updated NHS website offers case studies and videos on the range of career options in the NHS.

Institute of Physics – For physics • For physicists • For all : Institute of Physics (

Society of Biology

Institute of Zoology

Royal Society of Chemistry

British Psychological Society

Chartered Society of Physiotherapy

Get into Teaching
Inspire the next generation | Get Into Teaching GOV.UK (

Social Work Careers

Discover Creative Careers
Find your perfect role in the creative industries – Creative Careers (

National Council for the Training of Journalists

Law Lawyers Network)

Royal Institute of British Architects

Graduate Prospects is the UK’s leading provider of information, advice and opportunities to students and graduates. We publish a wide collection of journals and directories, as well as provide an extensive graduate careers website.

Beetroot | Graduate Jobs, Apprenticeships, Placements

Rate My Apprenticeship




UCAS – Applying for Universities and colleges in the UK

Russell Group Universities
Informed Choices (
A Russell Group guide to making decisions about post-16 choices. If you are uncertain about which AS level subjects to choose then this guide may help you make your decision.

Student Finance England

The Guardian University Guide
The Guardian’s university guide

Office for Students

The Uni Guide
The free & independent way to search & compare UK degree courses & universities from Which? – find the best one for you, with insider tips from unis & students.

The Complete University Guide

Alternatively ~ You may feel that University is not the option for you:

Not going to Uni
Find out about apprenticeships, distant learning courses, gap year, sponsored degrees or employment opportunities.




Volunteering made easy

The Duke of Edinburgh Award is for young people aged 14-24 and offers a chance to gain Bronze, Silver and Gold awards.



Vinspired is the national youth volunteering programme for 16-25 year olds

The Prince’s Trust is a youth charity that helps change young lives. You can apply for funding to get a small business off the ground or other worthwhile enterprise.


You can also contact local charities and community organisations.