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​Careers - Useful Resources

 

Leaving School

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https://www.gov.uk/know-when-you-can-leave-school   

 

College Open Events

 

Exploring college options:  Post-16 Open Evenings

Brighton Aldridge Community Academy College (BACA)

http://www.baca-uk.org.uk/

http://aldridgeksdconstruction.com/

BRICTT http://www.brictt.co.uk
BRIT School - Croydon http://www.brit.croydon.sch.uk/
BHASVIC www.bhasvic.ac.uk

BIMM (Brighton Institute of Modern Music)

www.bimm.co.uk/brighton
​Cardinal Newman - Newman College http://www.cncs.co.uk/
Crawley College (Central Sussex and Chichester College merger) www.crawley.ac.uk
Brighton Metropolitan College (was City College) https://www.gbmc.ac.uk/brighton 
DV8 www.dv8sussex.com
Hove Park Sixth Form www.hovepark.brighton-hove.sch.uk/sixth-form
Military Preparation College in Eastbourne www.mpct.co.uk
Northbrook Metropolitan College in Worthing www.northbrook.ac.uk
Plumpton College www.plumpton.ac.uk
Portslade Aldridge Community Academy http://www.paca.uk.com/6th-form-centre/
Sussex Downs in Lewes and Eastbourne www.sussexdowns.ac.uk
Varndean College www.varndean.ac.uk
Worthing College www.worthing.ac.uk

 

 http://www.russellgroup.org/InformedChoices-latest.pdf

The Russell Group represent 24 of the most competitive universities in the UK and this report offers some guidance with regard to making choices at 16 and 18 and the impact on higher education choices.

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https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/youngpeople/Pages/YourDaughtersFuture.aspx

The guide 'Your Daughter's Future' was published earlier this year by the PSHE Association and it provides valuable advice and how to talk with your daughter about the future. Aimed at parents/carers with daughter's aged 12-16.

 

                 Apprenticeships

 

www.findapprenticeship.service.gov.uk

The government's website hosting a vacancy database and applications system for apprenticeships. You can search for local vacancies using your postcode.

www.apprenticeships-in-sussex.com

This site is hosted by the Sussex Council of Training Providers and lists the di apprenticeship frameworks available in Sussex, and can be searched for training providers who can offer those frameworks.

Apprenticeship Vacancy Service

 

Higher Education/University

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http://university.which.co.uk/

 A free, online guide to higher education and planning produced by Which? Magazine.

www.ucas.com

You can use the UCAS website to identify which universities offer which subjects, and check for course specific entry requirements. This is also supported by general information and advice about pathways.

 

Exploring Careers

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https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/Pages/Home.aspx

Recommended for the Job Profiles section (under Careers Advice). This government-funded service also offers a free, telephone and online-based careers advice service which is available to young people (13+) and adults.

 www.icould.com

 Excellent online source of careers inspiration where real people talk about their careers.  Supported by useful articles, a Subject Wizard and the Buzz quiz.

www.Plotr.co.uk

 Plotr has useful information about careers and industries. It offers a psychometric  test which can help young people match their current interests to the world of work.

http://beach.brightonandhovejobs.com/

 BEACH was developed in partnership with local schools to provide information about employment and job search skills. It features advice and contributions from local employers and industries.

Starting Out 

The national careers guide for lesbian, gay, bi and trans (LGBT) students, graduates and jobseekers.

Volunteering

http://www.ncsyes.co.uk/

The National Citizen Service is a government funded, volunteering and personal development scheme for 15-17 year olds.

https://do-it.org/

The UK's national volunteering database.

 

Choosing GCSE Options

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https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/youngpeople/Pages/YourDaughtersFuture.aspx

The guide 'Your Daughter's Future' was published earlier this year by the PSHE Association and it provides valuable advice and how to talk with your daughter about the future. Aimed at parents/carers with daughter's aged 12-16.

http://www.russellgroup.org/InformedChoices-latest.pdf

The Russell Group represent 24 of the most competitive universities in the UK and this report offers some guidance with regard to making choices at 16 and 18 and the impact on higher education choices.

 

Job Seeking

 http://beach.brightonandhovejobs.com/

 BEACH was developed in partnership with local schools to provide information about employment and job search skills. It features advice and contributions from local employers and industries.

A Guide to a career in the built environment - http://shapingyourworld.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/SHAPING-YOUR-WORLD-Awesome-Guide.pdf  

A Beginners guide to a career in law. - https://www.lawcareers.net/Starting-Out/Beginners-Guide-Career-Law

 

Labour Market Information

 

Labour Market Information.pdf

 

 

 



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