Career Options

Helping you every step of your career journey

Career Guides

Not sure which career path is right for you? Know what you want to do but not sure how to do it? Check out our handy Career Guides to help you get where you want to go.

We’re currently compiling a library of resources to cover all the different sectors and jobs on offer. Here’s a few to get you started, but make sure you keep checking back as new ones are added.

Employer Videos

Hear from local and national employers about workplace encounters and get an insight into their operations, culture and working environment. Discover what a typical day involves from industry experts and find out about their career journeys.

We help you understand what different jobs involve and help you learn about the world of work, whether you’re just starting out or considering a career change.

Further & Higher Education

Leaving school or college and considering what comes next? Learn about your choices post-16 and what further and high education pathways could offer you – from A-Levels and T-Levels to Vocational and Technical Qualifications, University to Short Study Programmes.

There’s lots of different ways to reach your ultimate career goal. We help you understand the training and development options via full-time or part-time study once you leave school to help you get to where you want to go. Find out about colleges and campuses, curriculum and courses here.

Apprenticeships, Internships & Traineeships

Gaining work experience whilst you learn and gain recognised qualifications is a great way to develop your career, whether you’re just starting out or are ready to make a step up (or across!)

Apprenticeships are available to all age groups in a range of different sectors, levels and durations. Internships can offer you the opportunity to take a gap from your studies to apply what you’ve learnt. Traineeships are short placements for 16-18-year olds to try out a certain type of work before deciding if it’s right for you. Explore them all here.

Work Experience & Volunteering

Unpaid work experience and volunteering can also be a great way to give your career a boost. Whether you need some experience in a particular sector to put on your CV or you want to fill a gap in your employment before starting a new job.

We help you explore the different opportunities to gain experience and give something back to your local community, whether you want to get involved for a short period or make an ongoing commitment.

Careers Advice

Access our comprehensive library of expert advice and guidance to help you start your career, develop your skills and fulfil your potential. Find out about local support services and providers to help you get to where you want to go.

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