This careers site explores your choices at 14, 16 and 18, routes to different qualifications and job sectors, and career tools to help you decide. Designed for parents and students based in the South West of England.
icould is a small, dynamic charity, providing career inspiration and information for young people. They show what is possible in work and offer different ways to think about careers through free access to over 1000 personal video stories, detailed job information, plus practical tips, insight and advice.
Bright Knowledge - Career Pathways
Bright Knowledge offers information and advice on job hunting, career ideas and skills for employability. Created by Brightside, a charity that helps young people access the education and career pathways they might not have believed were available to them.
Department for Education: Post-16 work experience
Government advice document for anyone involved in the planning or delivery of 16 to 19 study programmes and in particular the work experience element including curriculum planners, coordinators, teachers and trainers. It is also relevant to organisations delivering traineeships.
Preparation for Post-16 Lesson Plans
This Education for Employability set of lesson plans and resources provides everything you need to support career planning, job application processes and skills for work. They are primarily aimed at KS4 MLD pupils, but could be beneficial for all KS3 and KS4 careers education.
National Careers Service
Gloucestershire Youth Support Team: Careers Advice Plus
The Youth Support Team team speak up for young people in Gloucestershire, advise, and support them. They have close links with Prospects, which is the largest provider of careers information, advice and guidance services in the country.
World of Work Gloucestershire
Find out about the job market in Gloucestershire, the types of jobs available and the skills required for employment.
Top 100 Businesses in Gloucestershire 2015
The Top 100 Businesses in Gloucestershire 2015 list: As featured in the Gloucestershire Echo.
Barclays Life Skills
The site offers tips and tools for CV writing, interviews and using social media to support career progression. There are zones for young people, parents and teachers which contain appropriate resources.