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Buzz quiz

The Buzz quiz lets you explore the skills you have and where they could take you.  There are also a number of career-related videos and articles written by careers experts.

https://icould.com/buzz-quiz/ 

Career-o-meter

The Career-o-meter widget provides access to a selection of headline data relating to pay, weekly hours of work and future employment prospects.

The data are organised by occupation: simply type in the title of the job you are interested in and the widget provides a series of options from which you can select the most relevant to you. The Careerometer 2 widget explains how to use the widget on websites.

More detailed information regarding different job roles can be found on the National Careers Service website.

National Careers Service

The National Careers Service provides information, advice and guidance to help ou make decisions on learning, training and work. There are also resources to support you with writing CVs, running a skills health-check report and to find courses.

https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/

STEM

STEM Careers is a digital toolkit for students and parents. It supports the link between Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths subjects students study at school, college or university before moving to the world of work. 

Where can Stem stake you?

Apprenticeships

The websites below provide information about the opportunities and benefits that apprenticeships can provide.

https://www.gov.uk/topic/further-education-skills/apprenticeships

https://www.findapprenticeship.service.gov.uk/apprenticeshipsearch

National Citizen Service

NCS is a voluntary scheme in the UK (provided by the government) to aid the personal and social development of young people aged between 15 and 17 years old.

The programme gives participants the opportunity to stay away from home, develop skills and qualities to enhance their CVs and meet new people.

Graduates of the programme at the end of year 11 can become NCS leaders too.

https://www.ncsyes.co.uk/