Useful Link Websites

There are a number of websites available that can support our students in their research and choices. They are a useful support to parents also as they offer a great deal of information that will enable better support and understanding of future options.

www.apprenticeships.org.uk

This site offers information on apprenticeships and allows applications direct on the site. It is suitable for ages 16-24 and has a useful question and answer section.

www.KUDOS-online.co.uk

KUDOS gives students the chance to discover the careers that may suit them. They complete questionnaires about themselves, their interests and their likes and dislikes. Please note: a licence code will be required. 

www.teeninfolincs.co.uk

A really inspiring website produced by Lincolnshire County Council and is very relevant to teens within our county. It has Career and work information (including Options at each stage), and almost every aspect of health information, activities within the region, money, housing, bullying, Youth Parliament, and so on. It also has a fantastic link to Passportfolio.

National Citizen Service

Detailed information about NCS which is open to all 16-17 year olds in England. It provides fantastic opportunities to experience and the chance to build skills for work and for life. It can be an experience that will support future applications for jobs and courses and will certainly boost personal skills and qualities.

www.nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk

Contains a vast range of jobs and career information, career advisors to assist, information on subject options for ages 13-16, skill building opportunities, careers tools and course and learning information.

How2Become.com

How2Become.com is the UK’s leading careers and educational information and development website. From here, you can learn how to write a CV, how to complete an application form, how to pass psychometric tests and also how to pass any job interview.

www.icould.com

Ideal for careers ideas, information and inspiration on what to do next. This site contains a host of videos, articles and quizzes to assist the difficult decision making processes.

www.careersbox.co.uk

Careersbox is a National Online Careers film and video library. It uses real people, real jobs and real information to support people making choices. It has recently launched its new Parents Careers Club to assist parental support of children.

www.ucas.ac.uk

A very detailed centralised web site designed to help students find out about, and apply to, higher education in the UK. It is the Universities and Colleges admission service. It enables students to find out about the tariffs required for course entry routes. It also offers information on student finance.

www.notgoingtouni.co.uk

This site has a lot of information ranging from apprenticeships to debt-free education. The staff available on the site are able to help in finding apprenticeships, college courses or work experience for post-16.

www.prospects.ac.uk

This site is the UK’S official graduate careers site. It offers information on jobs and work experience and potential post-graduate study information. It offers information on working abroad, gap years, studying abroad and teaching qualifications, to name but a few. It assists with job applications, interview techniques and information on Careers Fairs.

www.careercompanion.co.uk

The student companion section offers information on many career interests, apprenticeships, work experience, gap years, accommodation, medical needs, mental health and so on.

www.plotr.co.uk

Plotr offers career advice for ages 11-24 years. It allows students to discover their future and the steps required to achieve their goals. It is sponsored by many famous employers, from Barclays to Waitrose. Resources offer interviews with many people aimed at improving applications. It brings opportunities together in one place.

www.parentalguidance.org.uk

Careers information and advice from the Careers Writers Association. It is aimed at parents who wish to guide their children through the maze of options available. It offers clear, concise and impartial information to help steer children in the right direction.

www.careercamel.com

A site for students, graduates and school leavers. It offers advice on apprenticeships, courses, gap years, money matters, University and so on. It has a bank of some 50,000 jobs presented by category and based all over the country.

www.careermap.co.uk

This site allows you to type in your own postcode, or the postcode of an area of the country of interest, and then search job, college and apprenticeship availability within your chosen area.

www.futuremorph.org

This site is dedicated to Career Opportunities in Science and Maths. It allows you to research opportunities available and is suitable for age 11 onwards, as it offers the chance to explore the wonders of Science and Maths , assistance with making those big career decisions, and on to further information about Careers. It also very importantly, offers a parents section to enable parents to support their children with their choices.

Goconstruct.org

Considering a career in Construction? Why construction is right for you. Take a walk through the huge variety of roles that the industry can offer.

 

Please note that all of the above sites are external links and the school has no responsibility for their content.