Careers information

Mrs Susan King with students

Useful information regarding careers

Below are some useful website links that can be used to support your child in their careers options.

Great starting places to search about Post-16 options, job market, apprenticeships and universities:

Career Pilot (see below for more detail on this fantastic resource)


National Careers

Apprenticeships, higher apprenticeships, school leaver schemes and degree apprenticeships websites:

Post 16 Participation

All About School Leavers

Not Going to Uni

Student Ladder         


Careers in the NHS

Government apprenticeship website This page enables you to search for and apply for apprenticeships, go to the government apprenticeship website. Register and select for the website to send you notifications of when suitable apprenticeships are available.


Get the information you need to help your child make the right choices at 14, 16 and 18 through the Careerpilot website, aimed at young people, and the Parent Zone, aimed at parents and carers.

Careerpilot is a free website helping 13—19 year olds in the South of England plan their future study and work and has a lot of useful information for young people and parents.

The Careerpilot Parent Zone can help you as a parent/carer get answers to the career questions you want to ask, about:

  • Choices at 14, 16 and 18;
  • Further Education College;
  • Apprenticeships and Traineeships;
  • Higher Education (including HE provided at local colleges);
  • Job sectors and growth;
  • Funding and support.

Answers are clearly written and link to additional information in the Careerpilot website or on other websites. Access the Parent Zone from the Careerpilot home page or from