There are a large number of organisations for you to explore on-line but our personal recommendations are:
The Apprenticeships site offers a wealth of advice and information for apprentices, Employers and Parents alike who wish to find out more about the Apprenticeship scheme.
Here you will find definitive information on:
Types of Apprenticeship Programmes
Apprentice Success Stories
and you can also view all the Apprenticeship Vacancies that are available in your area.
Which Way Now is a useful site for young people aged 13 who wish to find out more information or advice on:
Jobs/ Work Experience
Money to learn/ Funding
Call 0800 100 900
Advisers are available between 8am and 10pm, seven days a week.
Gov.uk is a useful site for anyone who would like further information or advice on:
Driving and Transport
Business and Self Employed
Employment, Jobs and Pensions
Money and Tax
National Minimum Wage
The National Careers Service website is a fantastic site for finding out more information and advice on:
Skills Health Check Tools
My Funding Information
Plan your Career
Courses and Learning
Lifelong Learning Account
24 Advanced Learning Loans
You can contact the National Careers Service directly on 0800 100 900
A fantastic free resource to create a professional CV in just minutes.
Get Connected offers free confidential help for young people under 25 who need help but don't know where to turn. You can talk confidentially to Get Connected on topics including:
Abuse and Violence
Bullying, Harassment and Discrimination
Citizenship and Cultural Issues
Crime, the Law and your Rights
Drink, Drugs and Addictions
Families and Care
Feelings and Mental Health
Gender and Sexual Identity
Housing and Homelessness
Sex, Relationships and Pregnancy
Work, Education and Money
You can contact Get Connected on Freephone 0808 808 4994 or text 80849
iCould is the place to be for career ideas, first hand information and inspiration on what to do next.
Explore your options with real-life videos, articles and quizzes or get help making choices.
The most exciting and rewarding times of your life are closer than you might think. If you're 15-17 and live in England or Northern Ireland then the National Citizen Service is the right place for you as they offer advice and guidance on:
Making your UCAS application stand out
Developing new skills that employers want
TheSite.org is the online guide to life for 16-25 year olds in the UK. The site provides non-judgemental support and information everything from sex and exam stress to debt and drugs.
Straight-talking emotional support is available 24 hours a day from TheSite.org
Health and Safety advice for young people
Career Player offers information and advice on the following topics:
Interview Tips and Advice
Explore exciting career options and education next steps. Whether you have a career in mind or no idea what you want to do, Career VOOCs from Virtual College can help you understand your career options and next steps. Explore careers in different Career VOOC worlds, including Active Leisure, Construction, Hair & Beauty, and Social Care. Gain insights into different jobs, from what’s involved to rates of pay.
Career VOOCs are short online courses, free to study, with no entry requirements. They bring together expertise from employers, industry bodies and training providers. The advice they offer is independent and impartial.
The British Dyslexia Association provide impartial and objective advice and support to dyslexic people and those with whom they come into contact with.
BeatBullying is an international bullying prevention charity working and campaigning to make bullying unacceptable, on the ground in the UK and across Europe.
BeatBullying believes that no one should endure the pain, fear or isolation of being bullied, and that everyone has the right to be safe from bullying, violence and harassment.
BeatBullying stops bullying and keeps young people safe.
The Digizen website provides information for educators, parents, carers, and young people.
When applying for a job, it is vital that you have prepared a professional Curriculum Vitae (CV) that conveys your academic qualifications, employment background and key skills to your potential employer.
Your resume is your most important tool when applying for a job.