Careers – Useful Information

CAREERS WEBSITES AND FURTHER INFORMATION FOR STUDENTS AND PARENTS

Good quality careers education will raise the aspirations of all young people. Students in Years 7-13 are encouraged to take responsibility for their future choices and to start researching and planning for their future. In addition to the support and opportunities that we offer in school, there are some very useful resources that can be accessed from home.

WEBSITE LINK INFORMATION
www.eclips-online.co.uk
  • Search careers ideas in A-Z or job groups
  • Specific job information
  • Ideas linked to subjects and general information
  • Use the Career Wizard
www.icould.com
  • Take the Buzz Quiz personality test to discover your strengths.
  • Real stories to inspire your career and provide ideas for your future
  • Search and watch videos to find links between school subjects and careers.
  • Get advice about important events such as option choices and employment after school.
www.plotr.co.uk
  • Discover and explore exciting careers and different worlds of work.
  • Play the Game to discover careers that match your personality, interests and skills.
  • Explore careers matched to you and what you might be good at.
  • Read the hints and tips from employers.
www.careersbox.co.uk
  • Visit the on-line library of careers related film, news and information.
  • There’s a wide range of case study films showing real people doing real jobs, giving insights into careers across all sectors to help you find the right career.
www.nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk
  • On this website, you can find out more about a job you are interested in such as the hours you would work, starting salaries, what the work would be like, entry requirements and exam qualifications you would need, skills, interests and qualities they would expect you to have.
  • Get advice about completing CV’s and application forms etc.
WHAT JOBS WILL THERE BE LOCALLY?
www.careersyandh.co.uk
  • The Careers Yorkshire and Humber website provides a range of resources and information to inspire and empower people in learning and work.
  • Access Shape Your Future booklets for Doncaster, South Yorkshire and West Yorkshire – providing local job market information for key industry sectors in these regions.
SHAPE YOUR FUTURE BOOKLETS
https://careersyandh.co.uk/Inspiringyandh
  • Click on your region on the map on the link to find out more about career pathways in your area.
STUDY OPTIONS POST 16
www.ucasprogress.com
  • Careers information and the post 16 application system.
www.startprofile.com 
  • This website provides access to careers advice from trained specialists at Start.
www.amazingapprenticeships.com
  • Apprenticeships explained
  • Search for current apprenticeship vacancies
STUDY OPTIONS POST 18
www.russellgroup.ac.uk
  • The Russell Group informed choices website helps identify which A level choices provide open option for students.
www.ucas.com Advice and information services to Post 18 education.
www.notgoingtouni.co.uk One stop shop for preparing students for course choices at school and beyond.
www.gapyear.com
  • Provides information on things to do on a gap year.
  • Advice on planning a gap year.
www.amazingapprenticeships.com
  • Apprenticeships explained
  • Search for current apprenticeship vacancies
RESEARCHING UNIVERSITY COURSES
www.university.which.co.uk Provides information on what to study, where to go and how to get there.
www.unitasterdays.com Search for university and college taster days, workshops, residentials, open days and more.

Useful Information

Click here to view our Sixth Form Prospectus 2019 https://www.trinity-academy.org.uk/sixth-form/prospectus/

Alternatively visit the National Careers Service Website https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/ for any information on job profiles and support with CVs.

For alternative, online careers information and advice click here www.eclips-online.co.uk

Click here to visit the UCAS website https://www.ucas.com/, we encourage all students to find the right course for them.

For more information regarding Apprenticeships click here. www.apprenticeships.org.uk

Or if you’re interested in finding out about voluntary opportunities click herehttps://do-it.org 

For an interactive careers website visit herewww.u-explore.com 

Raising The Participation Age –

http://www.doncaster.gov.uk/services/schools/raising-the-participation-age-rpa

For more information and facts for Local Authorities, Parents, Employers, Pre 16 Providers, Post 16 Providers and Young People please click on the following link:

https://www.gov.uk/know-when-you-can-leave-school