There are a lot of careers website that will be of use for different purposes. You need to make sure that you are searching using reliable sources, use the following websites-
Unifrog – This online resource is used by all students in key stage 4 and 5 in CPS / Tutorial sessions in order to help them access up to date information about the world of work and possible courses. Students in year 9 will also access this resource when they are completing their options. About - Unifrog
Careers Hub Padlet- this is designed to be a one stop shop for students in the South-West and is kept up to date with careers advice and current initiatives.
National Careers Service:
The National Careers Service website contains over 750 job profiles, and each of them gives you the essential information you need on what the job involves and how to get into it. The site also has a job market information section about the job situation in your local area. This is very useful to look at growth areas in the south west.
Career Pilot – used in lessons with year 8, 9 and 10 students
The Careerpilot website aims to provide 13-19 year olds in the South West with information on the full range of choices available at 14, 16 and 18, including apprenticeships, college, higher level study, etc.
Students in year 9 will create a Pre 16 careers map- they can save their choices of job sectors, providers and qualifications in Career Tools.
Barclays lifeskills- a site with excellent resources covering both careers and finance. Students can complete a number of activities and also receive tips on CV writing and interview skills
plotr is a free-to-access, Government supported and industry-led website that connects young people (aged 11-24) to the world of work. We provide inspiration, exploration and discovery through a series of interactive Careers Worlds; a set of Employer Profiles; an engaging Resource Centre and an Opportunity Finder that contains information about local Apprenticeships, work experience and entry level roles. plotr makes connections and bridges the gap between education and employment.
Success at School
Another website aimed at school students, with helpful articles and sections about how to develop transferable skills, information about apprenticeships, advice from people in different industries, plus industry and sector information presented in an easy-to-digest format.
Find an apprenticeship
This is the government site that will give you all of the information that you need to look for local apprenticeship opportunities and apply online. You can set up an account and receive opportunity updates.
Get in go far
This site gives you an insight into apprenticeships and gives you real life stories about young people who are enjoying the benefits. The parental advice section is a great starting point to develop your understanding.
T Level Guide – this gives students a great insight into T Levels and what courses are available as a vocational alternative to A Levels.
Sites for post 16 students looking at higher education-
This is a Russell Group guide to making informed choices about post-16 Education. It is packed with useful information, and the 5 Point Plan for making A Level choices is a good tool for clarifying your thoughts.
Has all the information that you would need to consider if you were applying to university and undergraduate and postgraduate options. This site also gives you advice on finance and student support.
Not going to University
This is a site devoted to those students who do not want to go onto university and gives advice about alternatives such as gaining work experience, completing a gap year, studying at college and apprenticeships.