Careers Information
Careers Guidance
Careers Programme
Employer Engagement
College/Post-16 Provision Visits
Work Related Learning
Careers Events Calendar
Gatsby Benchmarks
Skills Builder
CDI Framework
Pupil/Parent Information
Colleges and Universities
Qualifications Guide
Start Profile
Labour Market Information
Apprenticeship Vacancies
Useful Links
Employer Information
Labour Market Information
Apprenticeship Vacancies
Destination Data

Pupil & Parent/Carer Guide

About Start

Start is an online careers platform designed to connect 11-18 year olds with their future career potential. It combines the most comprehensive source of information with a personalised experience and career planning tools, helping our students to make more informed decisions about their future study and career options, as well as developing their employability.

Start includes:

A student profile: students build their profile and access personalised study and career information.

  • Modules: activities to guide students through the information on Start at the right time.
  • Up to date information: engaging content on what to study, where to learn and the world of work.
  • Locker: an online record of achievement to evidence skills for future applications and CVs.
  • Employability action plan: Students can set goals and stay in control of their career planning.