HELPFUL SITES FOR CAREERS INFORMATION

Kudos

For ages 13 to 19. Packed with tools and information to help students make better choices about options for post-16, 18 and their future career.

Go to the Kudos website to register or login.

To access Kudos for the first time, you will need to enter the licence code: hintlike44 then set up an account and a password.

Skills Checker

Take a 5 to 10 minute assessment to find out what job categories, and which particular job roles, might suit you. You don’t need to sign in or create an account to save your assessment. You can also complete it later and look at your results again at any time.

Go to the National Careers Service website

Other useful careers websites

Informed Choices  – to help you make the right A level choices, understand which subjects open up different degrees, particularly at Russell Group universities

National Careers Service – job profiles, CV help and much more

Bright Knowledge – career pathways

Total Professions – links to professional institutes who often have their own careers sections and lists of accredited degrees

www.icould.com – including Buzz personality test

www.ucas.com => course search => course entry requirements

www.prospects.ac.uk > Options with Your Degree Subject > Jobs & Work Experience > Industry Insights

Careersbox

Careersbox is a careers education resource that is:

  • FREE for everyone all year round
  • there are no job boards and no adverts, just top quality film resources
  • 500 job profile films, from all industry sectors
  • the films showcase all the career destinations available to young people
  • every Careersbox film is informative, educational and most importantly, fun

Psychometric Tests

Psychometric Tests – (also known as Aptitude Tests) are used as part of the job interview process by some organisations. Find out more about them and have a go at a sample test: Psychometric Tests.

ALTERNATIVES TO UNIVERSITY INCLUDING HIGHER APPRENTICESHIPS, SPONSORED DEGREES AND SCHOOL LEAVER SCHEMES

www.allaboutschoolleavers.co.uk/

www.future-talent.com/

www.notgoingtouni.co.uk/

http://thescholarshiphub.org.uk/blog/sponsored-degrees-uk

www.thebigchoice.com/

www.archapprentices.co.uk/ (Digital Media and IT)

APPRENTICESHIPS

www.gov.uk/apply-apprenticeship (National Apprenticeship Service)

www.warwickshire.gov.uk/apprenticeships  (Warwickshire County Council Apprenticeships)

www.therealapprenticeship.com/

https://careermap.co.uk/

www.mgts.co.uk/ (Midland Group Training Services)

http://garagetraining.com/ (Motor Vehicle)

www.jtltraining.com/ (Plumbing and electrical)

www.warwickshire.ac.uk/courses/apprenticeships.aspx (Warwickshire College Apprenticeships)

www.cwtcov.co.uk/ (Coventry and Warwickshire Chamber Training)

https://www.notgoingtouni.co.uk/apprenticeships-223

https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/835406/Higher_Degree_Vacancy_Listing.pdf   Current Degree Apprenticeship Vacancies

HELP WITH APPLICATIONS

www.jobapplications.co.uk/

www.jobtestprep.co.uk/sjt

VOLUNTEERING AND GAP YEAR

www.volunteering.org.uk/

www.etrust.org.uk/the-year-in-industry

CAREERS IN MEDICINE AND HEALTH CARE

www.gapmedics.co.uk/special-projects/

COLLEGES

Stratford College

Access to creative (music & creative industry)

Warwickshire College

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