Internet links for careers research and applications

A large amount of careers and course information is available on the internet. The following links are ones which school recommend as a starting point:

Derby College: college website with access to prospectus and on line application form. –

Chesterfield College: college website with access to prospectus and on line application form

Find an apprenticeship – GOV.UK   search by postcode  and apply for apprenticeships in England.

Becoming an apprentice – GOV.UK   what to expect, apprenticeship levels, pay and training, making an application, complaining about an apprenticeship
A guide to post-16 subject options from The Russell Group (a group of some of the top UK universities).

UCAS Higher Education website used for applying to university and containing a great deal of advice on the whole process for students, parents and professionals. Includes course search and advice on how to choose a university course.

Prospects Graduate Careers: Careers information for graduates. Check out what careers different degrees could lead to and how to get into those careers.

Notgoingtouni: Information, ideas and vacancies for young people who do not want to go to university. Contains some advertising but also lots of inspiring ideas for anyone who wants to “think out of the box”.

What Work Derbyshire: Information on work availability in Derbyshire, presented in an attractive digital magazine format for young people aged 13 – 19.

National Careers Service: Job Profiles : An area of the National Careers Service website containing a very large number of job profiles giving you essential information on what the jobs involve and how to get into them.

i Explore life’s opportunities, take the Buzz personality profile or watch career films and features from real people in real jobs, sharing their stories, to give you ideas and inspiration for the future.

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