Careers Links

Careers Links 

Below are a wide range of links to career websites focusing on post 16, apprenticeships, universities and specialist sites for careers in specific professions e.g. medicine, veterinary, aerospace, STEM, law, hospitality and catering and many more.

Online Careers Resources

https://kudos.cascaid.co.uk  The site that The Priory school subscribes to. Comprehensive resource. Use your personal log in. Request your access codes from Paul if you have lost your details issued in year 9. Great for finding out which jobs are growing and shrinking, and how much you might get paid!

https://nationalcareers.service.gov.uk   A free site with lots of useful job profiles and careers advice, (including a 1:1 web chat service). Has information about jobs which are in demand and might increase in the future.

https://icould.com  Check out thousands of career videos to help you on your career journey. You can also self assess your ‘personality type’ here as well. 

https://www.prospects.ac.uk  Great for students who are considering university in the future. Links degree courses to career ideas. 

https://www.gothinkbig.co.uk/Register for work experience in big brand companies to boost your CV

https://targetcareers.co.uk/  Help school leavers make decisions about their future. Explore options for careers, university or apprenticeships and get help applying successfully.

https://www.studential.com/ Covers A-Levels, Apprenticeship, Degrees, Post Graduates, gap years, personal statements and studying in US

Employability skills

Barclay’s Life Skills https://barclayslifeskills.com/ Support with employability skills

Student Roomhttps://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/ Online student community – help with revisions, statements, applying to Uni.

Websites aimed at parents

https://www.parentalguidance.org.uk/ Information to support your child’s career decisions

Volunteering

https://do-it.org/National volunteering website

 

Post 16 providers (local)

Shrewsbury Colleges Group www.scg.ac.uk

Thomas Adamshttps://thomasadams.net/

William Brookes 6th Formwww.williambrookes.com/sixth-form

North Shropshire College www.nsc.ac.uk

Thomas Telford Schoolwww.ttsonline.net

Haberdashers’ Adams www.adamsgs.uk

Telford College www.telfordcollege.ac.uk

Shrewsbury School www.shrewsbury.org.uk

Shrewsbury Girls High School www.shrewsburyhigh.gdst.net

Concord College www.concordcollegeuk.com

Ellesmere College www.ellesmere.com

Oswestry School www.oswestryschool.org.uk

Moreton Hall www.moretonhall.org

Reaseheath College www.reaseheath.ac.uk

 

Apprenticeships – local training providers

Shrewsbury College Apprenticeships www.scg.ac.uk/apprenticeships

Telford College Apprenticeships www.telfordcollege.ac.uk/apprenticeship-vacancies

North Shropshire College Apprenticeships www.nsc.ac.uk

County Training www.ctapprenticeships.co.uk

Juniper Training www.junipertraining.co.uk

Cadcoe – Telford www.cadcoe.com

MCMT (Marches Centre of Manufacturing & Technology) Bridgnorth and Shrewsburywww.mcmt.co.uk

SBC Training www.sbc-training.co.uk

CITB  www.citb.co.uk/bconstructive

ProVQ Apprentice – Shrewsbury www.apprenticeshipfinder@provq.com

Cross Bar Coaching www.crossbarcoaching.com

 

Apprenticeship and non-university routes

https://www.notgoingtouni.co.uk/ Site dedicated to apprenticeships, distance learning, foundation degrees, gap years, voluntary work and sponsored degrees.

https://www.allaboutschoolleavers.co.uk/ Latest School leaver programmes and apprenticeship schemes

https://www.getmyfirstjob.co.uk  A new way to find Apprenticeships, Degree Apprenticeships, Work Experience and Graduate opportunities.

https://www.gov.uk/apply-apprenticeship /

https://www.apprenticeships.gov.uk/.  Essential to register if looking for apprenticeships

https://amazingapprenticeships.com/  apprenticeship Information

https://www.studentladder.co.uk/School leaver Programmes and Sponsored Degrees

 

Higher education (university)

https://www.gov.uk/student-financeStudent Finance information

https://www.ucas.com/Manage applications to UK full time University Courses.  Features many useful articles around Careers and Education.

https://www.theuniguide.co.uk/Impartial information on the best universities, colleges and degree courses.

https://studee.com/Focuses on finding, applying and enrolling at universities abroad.

https://www.thecompleteuniversityguide.co.uk/Independent UK university rankings, course information and expert advice for every student

https://discoveruni.gov.uk/Search, review and compare courses

https://www.opendays.com/ Search for open days at Unis

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/education/universityeducation/degree-courses/ Provides a subject and degree courses guide for popular university areas of study.

https://www.informedchoices.ac.uk/Want to go to Uni but unsure on what course to do?

https://oxfordandcambridgeoutreach.co.uk/webinarsUseful guidance on application process, support resources and details of open days, recommended for those considering applying for Oxbridge

https://www.admissionstesting.org/for-test-takers/step/about-step/Various selection tests for some Oxbridge courses.  Step test is for some Cambridge and Warwick courses.

 

Labour Market Information

https://www.lmiforall.org.uk/widget/

 

Career specific websites

Medicine

www.stepintothenhs.nhs.ukCareers in the NHS aimed at KS3

https://www.healthcareers.nhs.uk/Careers in the NHS aimed at KS4

www.generationmedics.org.ukCareers in medicine

www.jobs.sath.nhs.uk/ NHS apprenticeships in Telford and Shrewsbury

www.tasteofmedicine.comGuide to getting into medicine

www.admissionstesting.orgEntry tests for medical and dentistry

www.ucat.ac.ukEntry test for medical and dentistry. Every year Shrewsbury School run UCAT master classes.  E-mail tpp@shrewsbury.org.uk

medlink-uk.net 4 day course for routes into medicine

www.gapmedics.comMedical work experience abroad in the holidays/gap year.

www.wanttobeadoctor.co.ukLeeds University widening access to Medicine

www.medical-interviews.co.uk/interview-questions-medical-school-interviews.aspxMedical School interview questions

https://www.admissionstesting.org/for-test-takers/bmat/preparing-for-bmat/practice-papers/  Lots of practice online papers.

https://www.themedicportal.com/

www.careersinpodiatry.comCareers in podiatry

 

Teaching

https://getintoteaching.education.gov.uk/Help and advice on how and why to get into teaching

 

Armed forces

http://beforeyousignup.info/ Pros and cons of joining the armed forces

 

Accountancy

https://careers.icaew.com/find-your-route/school-leaver-programmeInfo on entry routes, training and opportunities in accountancy

 

Animal care

https://www.vetsure.com/pet-information/latest-pet-news/become-veterinary-surgeon-career-guide/Information on how to become a vet

 

Aerospace

https://www.careersinaerospace.com/To explore opportunities in aerospace

 

Science, Technology, Maths and Engineering (STEM)

https://tomorrowsengineers.org.uk/Careers in the engineering sector

https://www.stem.org.uk/STEM Learning- lots of resources and activities

https://www.mathscareers.org.uk/  Helps choose your routes to a Maths Career

http://www.sciencecareerpathways.com/home/Careers opportunities working within the Science based industries.

 

Digital / web careers

https://www.bubble-jobs.co.uk/Explains different kinds of careers in Digital/Web sector

 

Law

https://www.allaboutlaw.co.uk/A guide to degrees and careers in Law

https://lnat.ac.uk/Guide to the test you may have to take to gain entry onto a Law degree. Every year Shrewsbury School run LNAT master classes.  E-mail tpp@shrewsbury.org.uk

https://www.lawcareers.net/Guide to becoming a Lawyer.

 

Creative

https://www.careersinmusic.com/A useful website on careers in music

https://www.ccskills.org.uk/Careers advice on working in the creative industries. Includes jobs/internship/work experience aboard

https://myfirstjobinfilm.co.uk/

 

Media

https://careers.channel4.com/4talent Opportunities to begin and develop your career in the media industry

https://www.bbc.co.uk/academy/en/collections/get-in BBC entry and work experience schemes in engineering, journalism and production.

 

Hospitality and travel and tourism

https://tastycareers.org.uk/Careers in the food and drink sector

https://ciltuk.org.uk/Jobs in the transport and travel industry

https://careerscope.uk.net/Careers info on jobs in hospitality, tourism and leisure

https://cruise.jobs/Information on jobs on cruise ships.

http://www.careersatsea.org/From ferries to container ships – careers in the Merchant Navy

 

 

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