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: https://targetcareers.co.uk/parents-and-teachers/384373-resources-for-national-careers-week
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
Careers resources for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Accountancy and Finance Careers
Careers in the NHS
The updated NHS website http://www.stepintothenhs.nhs.uk/ offers case studies and videos on the range of career options in the NHS.
Society of Biology
Institute of Zoology
Royal Society of Chemistry
British Psychological Society
Chartered Society of Physiotherapy
Social Work Careers
Discover Creative Careers
Find your perfect role in the creative industries – Creative Careers (discovercreative.careers)
National Council for the Training of Journalists
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.
Rate My Apprenticeship
- What to expect at an Apprenticeship assessment centre: https://www.ratemyapprenticeship.co.uk/advice/students/apprenticeship-assessment-centres
- How to write an Apprenticeship CV: https://www.ratemyapprenticeship.co.uk/advice/students/apprenticeship-cv
UCAS – Applying for Universities and colleges in the UK
Russell Group Universities
Informed Choices (russellgroup.ac.uk)
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.