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Planning your future

Below are some of the most useful career websites

These sites are about jobs and how to get into them:

National Careers Service - free database of job profiles from the National Careers Service. Go to ‘Careers Advice’ and then ‘Job Profiles’. Or download the App.

icould and Careerbox - film clips of people talking about their careers. Take the Buzz Test on Icould for career suggestions that may suit your interests.

Success at School - click careers paths and then career zones.

Step into the NHS - matches interests to jobs available in the health service as well as a lot of careers information on the 70+ careers in the NHS.

Future Morph – get career ideas about what you could do with STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths).

Find out more about your options after Year 11:

UCAS - after GCSEs - find information about the options that are open to you at 16 – Alevels, BTECs, and apprenticeships. You can also use the site to find out where courses are and make applications - this is in the section called UCAS Progress.

Find out more about employability skills:

Barclays life skills - take part in a range of interative activities that will help you identify skills for employment, build a CV and prepar for interviews.

Find out more about apprenticeships and other employer led school leaver training programmes:

Get in Go Far - apprenticeships - find out more about apprenticeships and access the apprenticeship vacancy site where you can search for an apply for vacancies.

All about school leavers – information on the range of pathways open to you after GCSEs or after college as well as apprenticehip and employer led school leaver programmes. This site will give you lots of information about options but concentrates largely on options after college.