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Careers Resources

There are lots of careers resources available to you from various sources.

Some of these are:

New Kudos website

The programme contains information on more than 1700 career titles. It will ask you questions about your likes and dislikes, your qualification aspirations and any health factors that may affect you. It will then match you to careers and provide information for you to find out more about them. If you like the aspects that make up a career then it is more likely to be suitable. If there are things you don’t like in the career then it is less likely to be suggested to you. Kudos is not designed to assess whether your personality is suitable for a particular career, or whether you are able to do a particular career, just to give you ideas.

E Clips website

This is very similar to Kudos but, as well as looking at various jobs and careers you can also look at the choices available to you, education and questions you may have, work and training and skills you may need, how to write a CV and much much more.

NOTE: the above websites require log in codes available from Careers

Other websites that are extremely useful are:

Apprenticeships

www.apprenticeships.org.uk gives you lots of information about all the Apprenticeships available and also all the current vacancies throughout the country.

www.apprenticeshipguide.co.uk  gives access to loads of useful information about apprenticeships, general careers advice, direct links to employers and training providers that offer apprenticeships, real life stories and much more.

UCAS

Everything you need to know about going to University can be found on this website

Not going to University and want help

Gives you lots of information of other routes available

Bestcourse4me

A free website that helps you explore different careers by career title or subject, explore University choices or, if you are not sure what career is good for you, can give you lots of ideas and information

Careers South West (was Connexions) On-line Resources

Careers South West Direct is a new service for young people age 13-19 that offers quick access to information and advice on a wide range of topics through one easy to use website www.careerssw.org .
You can also speak to a Careers South West Direct advisor by telephone, webchat, email or text message. They are there to listen to you, but can offer confidential advice and practical help too. And if you need even more specialist help they know all the right people.

CSW Direct advisors are available to take your call from 8.00 am to 2.00 am seven days a week.

Call them on 080 800 13-2-19

Text us on 07766 4 13-2-19

All Advice is confidential and you don’t have to give a name and address if you don’t want to.

Noticeboards

There are notice boards around the school that will show the latest information on careers events, careers clubs, meetings etc.  Also look in the school library which provides the latest news and careers information to students and information on various careers clubs.  Also check your e mails.