Careers tools

Start: https://guest.startprofile.com/

An online careers platform with lots of useful information about what and where to study along with details of the world of work and how to build employability skills.

Beyond the Warwick School – Year 10 Preparation for Next Steps https://youtu.be/4QCNLJcIsbQ

Beyond the Warwick Self Help Guide 2020Click Here

Post 16 Choices – List of Local Schools and Colleges/Open Events 2020 – Click Here

Reigate College Overview to help with Post 16 Decision Making – Click Here

East Surrey College Overview to help with Post 16 Decision Making – Click Here

Partner Schools Online Application ProcessClick Here

Helpsheet for online application for Reigate College and East Surrey College – Click Here

National Careers Service:  https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk

Lots of useful information on the ‘Aged 13-16’ tab including job profiles, points to consider when choosing your subjects to study, and available options including apprenticeships.

icould : http://icould.com/about/

Video stories about lots of different jobs themed in all sorts of ways.  Good to get an idea of the range of jobs out there.  The Career Buzz Quiz is a great way of starting to identify your career skills.

Futuremorph: http://www.futuremorph.org/

Careers website specifically designed to promote careers in STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths) to young people.

Apprenticeships: http://www.apprenticeships.org.uk/

An apprenticeship offers a mixture of on and off the job training giving you the skills needed to get ahead in your chosen career. Apprenticeships can be a wide range of employment areas.

Further education colleges often offer Traineeships designed to provide further qualifications, confidence and work-related skills for those wishing to start an apprenticeship.

University choices – UCAS: http://www.ucas.com/

If you are thinking that after you are 18, university might be something you would consider, you can find out what A level and BTEC subjects are required to gain entry onto specific courses on the UCAS (University College Admission System) website. Look on the ‘undergraduate’ tab, then ‘find a course’.  This will allow you to search for specific courses at specific universities and will let you know what the entry requirements are. The website http://www.ukcoursefinder.com/ is  linked into the UCAS website.

Which? University also provides free university advice to help students find the right degree course and university for them

Barclays Life Skills:  https://barclayslifeskills.com/

A useful website showing films and providing tools to help young people understand and develop the key skills they need to go forward into work.