Careers Advice in Surrey: https://www.careersadviceinsurrey.co.uk/
Local Surrey County Council website with useful information on all the different options.
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.
Careers website specifically designed to promote careers in STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths) to young people.
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.
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.