Local College Links and Useful Information
Useful links for more information!
Colleges - Please click on the colleges below for up-to-date information regarding virtual open days.
www.ucas.com - The University and colleges admission service – the one stop shop to find out about degree courses and entry requirements.
Apprenticeships & Other Career Paths
Apprenticeships.org.uk - Government portal to apprenticeships packed with apprenticeship opportunities and information, advice and guidance. .
Amazing Apprenticeships - great newsletters and information
www.notgoingtouni.co.uk - Excellent information covering alternatives to university.
Network Rail Apprenticeships - If you're thinking of becoming an engineer, National Rail are offering apprenticeships. It's something to think about for when you turn 18. Read their brochure here. Also, find interview techniques here.
How to become a plumber - This career guide was created to help encourage young poeple who are looking for a job role in the industry.
Careers Advice & Ideas
www.careerpilot.org.uk - Information on post 16 and post 18 options and the routes to different qualifications and job sectors. There are also job profiles and career tools to help you decide.
www.icould.com - Take the Buzz quiz and find out what you're like and what you could do.
Tuchbands - Tuchbands Chartered Accountants and Tax Advisors have put together a guide which covers how to be a chartered accountant.
National Careers Service - National Careers Service provides information, advice and guidance to help you make decisions on learning, training and work. Find more info on their website here or click here to view their e-pack.
BBC Bitesize Careers - Whether you’re deciding what to study, taking your exams, planning a career, or just curious, we’re here to explain the world of work, with advice from people who've found the right path for them.
www.indeed.co.uk - An online ‘jobs board’ that allows you to search in your locality for jobs you are interested in. This helps to gather some labour market intelligence by assessing how many jobs there are along with salaries and entry requirements.
www.cv-library.co.uk - With over 165,000 live jobs and over 10,000 recruiters, they are the UK’s largest independent job site.
Adzuna - We search thousands of websites and bring together over 1M unique, live jobs in one simple search.
www.startprofile.com - Start is an online careers platform that has a wealth of information on labour market information (LMI) and the world of work including jobs by industry with qualifications and salaries, employment by region and live availability of jobs.
Labour Market Information
Labour Market Information - Click the link to see a poster from the LMI about employment and careers in the different areas of the country.
LMI for all - LMI for All is an online data portal, which connects and standardises existing sources of high quality, reliable labour market information (LMI) with the aim of informing careers decisions.
HCP Digital Portal - Career Coach - Link to the Hampshire Partnership's careers information
iCould - iCould allows you to explore lots of different job types based on the subjects that you've taken for your GCSE's.
Step into the NHS - Step into the NHS shows you all the different career paths that you can take within the NHS.
Enterprise M3 - Collaborate with us to connect with organisations, people and ideas.
Go Construct - The Go Construct website showcases the many career opportunities available in construction and the built environment.
Work Experience Placements
Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd - At Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL) we are committed to developing our early careers talent and are looking to recruit and develop people into the stars of tomorrow.
How to Become... Guides
How to Become a Plastic Surgeon - Mr Alex Karidis, a highly respected surgeon, has put together a guide for anyone considering specialising in a surgical career.
How to Become a Criminal Solicitor - Lawtons Solicitors have put together a guide on how to become a Criminal Solicitor. It also explains what the job entails.