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The National Careers Service provides information, advice and guidance across England to help you make decisions on learning, training and work. The service offers confidential and impartial advice and is supported by qualified careers advisers. The website has career tools to help you make decisions about careers, learning and work. You can save your results from these tools in an account. Registration is free and only takes a few minutes. You'll need to be aged 13 or over to open an account.

 

Explore careers/find a course

Over 700 pages describing individual job roles, with sections on

  • how to become
  • what it takes
  • what you'll do
  • career path and progression
  • training opportunities

You can use the job category list to browse or use the search bar if you've got a career in mind. Use Find a course for information on a range of courses offered by learning providers contracted with the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA). These include colleges, training providers and local education authorities.

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Skills health check

Try the Skills health check to assess your strengths and personality type and get ideas about what kind of jobs would suit you. You'll work through a set of assessments to help you to work out what you're good at, what you like doing and how you like working. You can take one assessment at a time or spend a few hours completing it in full. You'll get a report summarising your results which includes suggestions on job families that might suit you.

Click on the careers buttons below, then on the poster to view possible career paths for each subject area.