Options and Career Pathways
This section covers:
- Information about post-16 and post-18 options
- Information about different career sectors
- Tools that can support career choices
Information about post-16 and post-18 options Covers both post-16 and post-18 options.
Great website with a little more on post-18 options, but does still cover post-16.
Information about different career sectors Lots of useful information on career sectors, as well as post-16 and post-18 options.
See Career Paths – covers the full range of career sectors.
See ‘Explore Careers’ section.
Great site if you are thinking of a career that normally requires you to have a degree.
These two sites have short video clips of people doing a range of different jobs
This website gives careers information on Armed Forces and other careers in the Ministry of Defence.
Great website on a wide range of careers in the construction industry – would recommend the ‘Interactive Career Map’ as a start.
Interested in a career within the NHS, but not sure which area is for you? Use ‘Map Your Career’.
Great site if you are thinking of a career in the NHS, of which there are 350 – see ‘Explore Roles’ which links to YouTube videos of people doing different.
Good start for careers information for the science, technology, engineering and maths growth sector.
You will be amazed at what exciting things engineers do; it is incredibly wide ranging, although this site focuses mainly on careers that require a degree.
Tools that can support career choices You will need to create an account using the registration code 23142. See an activity called ‘Post-16: What is right for me?’ to see what jobs might suit you. In addition, in the World of Work section, you can put in a skill, subject or interest and see linked careers.
The personality and interests quizzes will suggest careers that may suit you. Every student should have an account, but contact Dr Dando if there are any problems with logging on.
Free quiz showing potentially suitable careers, university courses, further education courses, and apprenticeships.
See the careers test for job suggestions. You will need to create a free account.