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Careers ResearcH

Image result for national careers serviceThe 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.

careerometer

Try out the tool below that  helps you explore and compare key information about occupations to help identify potential careers. This tool helps you to compare national average wages and working hours for a multitude of occupations. Click the dotted square and start typing an occupation.

Industry Week 2021

IW21 OnDemand is an exciting new add-on to this year’s festival and will be bringing you exciting content collected during previous Industry Weeks, as well as footage from other events pupils have worked on, such as BBC Introducing.

 

The service will go live on Monday 8 March, and will allow you to access a great range of content from Industry Week and beyond.

 

For the first time ever IW21 talks are also going to be available on the On Demand service just 24 hours after they happen.  Keep an eye out for more details in the lead up to Industry Week.

 

Skillsometer

Skillsometer can help you discover what jobs you might like to do in the future. You will be presented with a series of statements. Select the emoji that shows how you feel about each statement. You will be given suggestions of jobs linked to what you most enjoy doing.

Click here to get started

 

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.