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Part of the Lighthouse School Partnership

A National Teaching School

Careers: Useful Websites

  • Log into your school Unifrog account to access an enormous amount of careers information and more.

  • Use the icould career wizard to find out which jobs could suit you.  Browse career videos by job type to get inspiration and choose your subjects.  Check out links between subject choice and career.

  • Use Careerpilot to plan your study and work; your choices at 14, 16 and 18, explore different job sectors and how you can study and work at the same time, even at university level.

  • Careersnearhere.com is a free resource for tutors, parents and young people signposting direct to local and relevant careers opportunities.  Explore events, talks, open days, volunteering and work experience for your CV as well as a choice of local academic and apprenticeship options.

  • The National Apprenticeship Service offers advice for those students who are interested in the various levels of apprenticeship. They offer a guide to students on how to register, research and apply for apprenticeships.  In addition, students are now able to download an App to make it easy to search the thousands of apprenticeship vacancies available.

  • Allaboutschoolleavers.co.uk - helping school leavers to get jobs.

  • schoolleaverjobs.co.uk - a directory of opportunities available.

  • Weston college has a weekly bulletin of apprenticeships and also courses to pursue post 16 and post 18.

  • City of Bristol college has a weekly bulletin of apprenticeships and post 16 and post 18 courses.

 

There are a number of other colleges specialising in animal, agriculture and sports courses.  Please ask Mrs Hobbs for more details.