National Careers Service
The National Careers Service has a range of information on making choices, career planning, courses, apprenticeships and information on writing CVs and completing application forms.
CareersBox offers an online library of careers film, news and information.
This website contains information on the massive range of job opportunities in the NHS.
Your job search starts here. A search for “trainee”, “school leaver”, “apprentice” will bring up lots of potentially suitable vacancies for you. You can also search using another region, city, industry, etc., and find all relevant jobs.
National Apprenticeship Service
The government’s apprenticeship website has a range of information on becoming an apprentice.
The universities central admissions service has details of UK university courses, with information on the application process, finance & support.
A website which compares different universities and courses.
Prospects has information on graduate jobs.
The Russell Group
The group represents the UKs 24 leading universities, source of careers information & advice including ‘informed choices’ a downloadable guide to making post 16 choices.
Not Going to Uni
This website lists a variety of opportunities that exist outside of university.
Play “The Game” which analyses your personality, interests and needs in life to help you find the best careers for you.
Take the Buzz test and in less than 5 minutes discover what your strengths are and get an insight in to your personality.
Careers World lists general & regional careers resources including apprenticeship vacancies.
CareerPoint is a resource for parents, young people and teachers with information on apprenticeships, labour market information and higher education.
Manchester Targeted Youth Support Service
The service aims to offer support into education, employment and training for young people.
The Gatsby Benchmarks are a framework of eight guidelines that define the best careers provision in secondary schools.