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Useful Information and websites

General careers information & advice:

These websites give a good insight into the different careers available, and some also have advice on the application process e.g. CV writing, interview skills. Some of these websites require you to register in order to take quizzes that narrow down potential areas of interest specific to you.   (also includes information on how to find work experience)


Other support sites: (has links to many other resources and advice) (has information on work experience opportunities, current jobs available,  major employers, and career profiles) (has information on local employers and local jobs, apprenticeships and courses) (information on what is going on in local area)


Looking at all 18+ options:


A-Level advice


Local colleges/UTC’s


University options


University admission tests


Student finance


Apprenticeship options

Which guide to apprenticeships


Studying abroad options


Gap year options (please note that some volunteering projects operate at a cost)


Looking for employment