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Apprenticeship logo Everything you need to know about apprenticeships including available courses, qualifications, entry requirements and pay information. This site also allows you to search for apprenticeships local to you.

Apprenticeship Podcast

Parents and carers are one of the biggest influencers on a young person making their career decisions.

This podcast will provide a space for listeners to:

  • Explore which careers are available today
  • Showcase the experiences of interesting and diverse role models
  • Provide real-time insights into how the world of work is changing

…all through a parents’ perspective.

Image result for national careers service logo All students and their parents can access free impartial advice (online, by phone or email) from experienced advisers at the National Careers Service.
Image result for LMI for all LMI for All is an online data portal which brings together existing national sources of high quality labour market information (LMI) that can inform people’s choices about their careers.
Image result for icould icould includes over 1000 films of personal career stories, across all occupations. Online quizzes are also available to help you find out your personality type and the career area you would be most suited to if you are struggling with ideas.
Image result for target careers Explore a range of careers and how to get in to them with or without a degree.
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Careersbox is a video library of over 300 job profiles.  It also includes studies of people working in a range of different jobs as well as providing essential workforce labour information.

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Providing a one-stop shop where students can explore their interests, then find and successfully apply for their best next step after school.

Students will be given login details in Year 11.

Image result for careers 4u tv logo You can sign up to this resource and have a look at hundreds of career video interviews for careers inspiration and information from young people who do the jobs.
Image result for unistats logo Unistats offers official data for undergraduate courses on each university and college’s satisfaction scores in the National Student Survey. There is also information on jobs and salaries after study and other key information for prospective students.
Image result for hospitality guild As the title suggests, The Hospitality Guild provides information on the types of career you can have in hospitality. There are useful resources, advice from experts as well as the opportunity so search for current vacancies in the field.
Image result for career camel Free and easy to use – Career Camel can help you explore the options open to you in the future.
Image result for department for education logo T Levels are new courses coming in September 2020, which will follow GCSEs and will be equivalent to 3 A Levels. These 2-year courses have been developed in collaboration with employers and businesses so that the content meets the needs of industry and prepares students for work.
Image result for careers advice for parents logo With all the information and support on this site, both children and parents can explore what opportunities the future could bring and gain a better understanding of the option available and the support that may be required.
Image result for bright knowledge Your perfect job is waiting for you!  You just don’t know it yet.  Bright Knowledge can help you discover your future providing you with information about different careers, job sectors, and opportunities.
Image result for kent choices logo Designed for use in Year 11, Kent Choices 4U provides information on courses and apprenticeships within Kent and helps you make and track your post-16 applications online.
Image result for adzuna logo Look for jobs locally or further afield. There are millions of jobs listed on this site and search and filter options make job-hunting easier. CV help is also available.
Image result for education business partnership kent logo Aims to support young people to acquire useful skills, offers careers advice and promotes local career events.
Notgoingtouni Helps students with choices outside the traditional university route.