Careers – Parents

Useful Websites

Please click on the following link for information on apprenticeships: http://www.cii.co.uk/qualifications/apprenticeships/about-apprenticeships/students-parents-teachers-guide-to-apprenticeships/

http://lawyerinthemaking.co.uk/ – An aspiring barrister shares her journey to become a lawyer.

https://www.plotr.co.uk/ – A useful resource for world of work information.

https://www.successatschool.org/ – A national careers website for students aged 13-19.

https://www.wisecampaign.org.uk/ – WISE inspires girls and women to study and build careers using science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM)

http://careermap.co.uk/ – Apprenticeship search.

http://icould.com/ – An online collection of useful Careers Films.

http://www.outstandingcareers.co.uk/ – An excellent and relevant resource for CEIAG.

http://nationalcareersweek.com/careers-websites/www.theguardian.com/careers – A useful source of Careers information, blogs and comment.

http://nationalcareersweek.com/careers-websites/www.asdan.org.uk/ – Provides Careers services and resources.

http://nationalcareersweek.com/careers-websites/# – Provides Careers services and resources.

http://nationalcareersweek.com/careers-websites/# – Leaders in the world of Labour Market Intelligence and Information.

http://www.ymca.org.uk/ – YMCA is the largest and the oldest charity working with young people in the world.

http://www.autocity.org.uk/ – MI Autocity is the one-stop-shop for careers information and advice on careers in the Retail Motor Industry.

http://www.cvplus.co/ – A free CV Builder and Presentation Tool.

http://www.brightknowledge.org/ – Bright Knowledge is the essential guide to careers, education and student life.

http://backingsoftskills.co.uk/ – McDonald’s UK launched a new campaign to drive recognition and promotion of soft skills.

http://www.edge.co.uk/ – The organisation behind some of the UK’s most useful initiatives.

http://allaboutcareers.com/ – Comprehensive and useful range of careers resources.

https://princes-trust.org.uk/ – A great resource for helping you start your Enterprise.

http://notgoingtouni.co.uk/ – Does what is says on the tin – resources for those not going to Uni.

https://gothinkbig.co.uk/ – Helpful tips, online tools, interesting features, advice and work placement opportunities, this is a one stop shop to help you get a foot on the career ladder.

http://prospects.co.uk/ – The Prospects Group provides a wide range of education, employment and training services in the UK and internationally.

https://www.gov.uk/browse/education – The new place to find government services and information on working, jobs and pensions.

http://careersbox.co.uk/ – The national careers film library; a free careers resource showing real people doing real jobs.

http://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/ – Amazing range of useful careers related resources.

http://yourpassionyourpotential.rbs.com/ – Sponsors of National Careers Week 2016, check out their great FREE careers resources.

Early Years

Considering a Career in Early Years Teaching? Birmingham Nursery Schools Teaching School Alliance and University College Birmingham are offering courses commencing in September 2017 which will focus on the Early Years. For further information please click on the following link: http://www.sellyoak-nur.bham.sch.uk/about-the-school/the-alliance/

Law

3rd February 2018 – Improve Your Chances of becoming a Lawyer. EPOC is offering careers conferences at University College London for students interested in studying law. Students will be provided with an insight into UCAS applications, personal statements, work experience, interviews, LNAT preparation and talks from university admissions tutors, solicitors, barristers and legal executives as well as careers advisers and law students. For fees and information please see: https://www.epoc.org.uk/law-careers/

Medicine

4th February 2018 – Improve Your Chances of becoming a Doctor. EPOC is offering careers conferences at University College London for students interested in studying medicine. Students will be provided with an insight into UCAS applications, personal statements, work experience, interviews, UKCAT and BMAT preparation and talks from university medical admissions, doctors, careers advisers and medical students. For fees and further information please see: http://www.epoc.org.uk/medical-careers/

Summer School/Residentials