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Which Way Now?

Please click the links below for information and advice about your future.

What type of animal are you?
In this site you can take a questionnaire to establish aspects of your personality and the areas of work that are suitable with these aspects of your personality. 
You can find out more about these areas of work using this site but you cannot access the videos in school. You will be able to access them at home.

http://icould.com/

In this site there is a different type of questionnaire. Once completed there will be low, medium and high matches to different areas of work. You can then find out more about work within these areas.

https://www.pearson.com/uk/learners/secondary-students-and-parents/career-choices.html

This site will allow you to search for specific careers as well as finding out the entry requirements and the qualifications needed to reach those entry requirements.

https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/job-profiles/home

‘TARGETcareers Guide to your Future’ – this is an informative and easy to read guide to all the pathways open to you once you leave school.

http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/2e62c9e8#/2e62c9e8/1

This guide is written by young people for young people to help explore the range of options that are open post 16.

https://www.getmyfirstjob.co.uk/Portals/1/Blog/GetMyFirstJob_Guide_to_the_Future2.pdf

Please explore this site to gain information about different careers opportunities.

https://www.getmyfirstjob.co.uk/

Use this link to compare the average wages, working hours and predicted trends for up to three UK jobs

https://ideas4careers.co.uk/careerometer/

 

University study

Degree subject guides

Find out what it’s like to study different subjects at university, their typical entry  requirements, whether they would suit you and what careers they might lead to.

https://targetcareers.co.uk/uni/degree-subject-guides

Choices about university

Get advice on choosing what and where to study for your degree, including how to make choices that are good for your future career.

https://targetcareers.co.uk/uni/choices-about-uni

Applying for university

Discover how to write a strong UCAS statement, perform well at university interviews or succeed in the Clearing process.

https://targetcareers.co.uk/uni/applying-for-uni

 

Apprenticeships and sponsored degrees

Alternatives to traditional university study

Get an overview of choices at 18 that combine earning and learning, including apprenticeships of different levels, sponsored degrees and similar programmes.

https://targetcareers.co.uk/careers-advice/work-v-uni/20-what-are-school-leaver-programmes-apprenticeships-and-sponsored-degrees

Apprenticeships explained in-depth

https://amazingapprenticeships.com/

 

Choosing between work and university

Get help weighing up whether traditional university study or taking an apprenticeship, sponsored degree or similar would be the best choice for you.

https://targetcareers.co.uk/careers-advice/work-v-uni

 

Career choices

Choosing your career

Start here if you don’t yet have specific careers in mind and want help generating ideas.

https://targetcareers.co.uk/careers-advice/choosing-your-career

Types of career

Get detailed information on 12 key career areas, including what they involve, the different jobs available, how much they pay, how to get into them and whether they would suit you.

https://targetcareers.co.uk/career-sectors

 

A–Z of jobs

Find job descriptions and information on entry routes for specific jobs with this A–Z.

https://targetjobs.co.uk/careers-advice/job-descriptions

Register with TARGETcareers FUTUREWISE to use the Degree Explorer, save jobs and shortlist university degree options and bookmark your favourite pieces of content. You will also receive carefully targeted emails based on your profile date with timely career advice, relevant events and opportunities you may be interested in.

https://targetcareers.co.uk/user/register

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