Careers Websites

You may find some of these websites useful in helping you to research your career ideas.

www.careersforyoungpeople.co.uk– Careers For Young People website

https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/ – National Careers Service website

www.gov.uk/apply-apprenticeship – National Apprenticeship website. Search and apply for apprenticeships

www.getingofar.gov.uk – Information about apprenticeships and what they offer

www.icould.com – Careers website. Try the Buzz Quiz which matches your skills to possible careers

www.careersbox.co.uk – Careers website. Contains lots of interesting careers videos

https://www.future-mag.co.uk/ – Careers website. Contains lots of interesting news articles

http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk  – Contains lots of useful information for students

www.ucas.com –The Universities and Colleges Admissions Service in the UK.

https://www.ucas.com/careers-advice – Careers website. Contacts lots of useful careers information

http://unistats.direct.gov.uk/ – The official website for comparing UK higher education course data

www.prospects.ac.uk  – Graduate careers website.  Contains information about graduate careers

www.thecompleteuniversityguide.co.uk – Contains information on university rankings by subject

www.gov.uk/student-finance – Contains information about student finance and how to apply

www.notgoingtouni.co.uk  – Contains information about apprenticeships, gap years and jobs

https://do-it.org/ – Volunteering website. Search and apply for volunteering opportunities.

USEFUL WEBSITES – APPRENTICESHIPS

National Apprenticeship Servicehttps://www.getingofar.gov.uk/
Apprenticeships is useful for researching vocational career pathways and searching and applying for vacancies

Find an apprenticeship: https://www.findapprenticeship.service.gov.uk/apprenticeshipsearch
Search and apply for apprenticeships in England

Amazing Apprenticeships: https://amazingapprenticeships.com/
Useful resources from films/webinars to application advice

The Apprenticeship Guide: http://www.apprenticeshipguide.co.uk/
Apprenticeship information

Get My First Job: https://www.getmyfirstjob.co.uk/
Search and apply for apprenticeships

All About School Leavers: http://www.allaboutschoolleavers.co.uk/
Apprenticeship and work information

Useful Websites – LMI (Labour Market Information)

LMI for All: http://www.lmiforall.org.uk/
LMI information

Warwick University: http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/ier/ngrf/lmifuturetrends/
LMI Future Trends

UKCES: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/452078/15.01.05._UKCES_Career_Brochure_V13_reduced.pdf
Careers of the Future resource

Bridge GM: http://bridgegm.co.uk/labour-market-information
Information on LMI in Greater Manchester

Useful Websites – Employment

Success at School: https://successatschool.org/
Includes useful information about work experience, employability skills and vocational skills

Find a job: https://www.gov.uk/jobsearch
Search and apply for full-time and part-time jobs in Great Britain

Agency Central: http://www.agencycentral.co.uk/
Useful for finding a recruitment agency in the local area and those specialising in specific sectors.

Warrington Job Centre: https://www.jobcentreguide.co.uk/warrington-jobcentre

Useful Websites – Volunteering

Do It: https://do-it.org/

vInspired: https://www.vinspired.com/

National Citizen Servicehttp://www.ncsyes.co.uk

References

The Gatsby Benchmarks

www.gatsby.org.uk/education/focus-areas/good-career-guidance

The Career Development Institute Careers Framework

www.thecdi.net/New-Careers-Framework-2015