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Information and Resources for Learners, Staff and Parents

Useful careers websites and resources for parents, staff and students

National Careers Service Job Profiles: Use the following link to access job profiles. Use these profiles to explore your career ideas https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk

National Apprenticeship Service - Use the following link to search and apply for vacancies https://www.apprenticeships.gov.uk/

Icould - Free access to over 1000 personal video stories, detailed job information, plus practical tips, insight and advice and Labour Market Information http://icould.com

Careers Box - National on line careers film and video library. You will be able to watch real people doing real jobs to help give you more of an insight http://www.careersbox.co.uk/

AllAboutCareers - A careers site highlighting job profiles, updates on job sectors, career matching tool and featured employer links www.allaboutcareers.com

My Kinda Future - A careers site to build your CV, meet employers and find a job www.mykindafuture.com/

GetMyFirstJob - A website to look at Apprenticeships and Traineeships www.getmyfirstjob.co.uk

U Students - Start provides you with all the information you need in one place, you can set up a personalised profile to help you make better education and career choices. Parents- Use Start at home with your child to help cut through the fog of careers advice and begin making more informed choices – every step of the way www.startprofile.com/

Success at School - Career advice for schools and students aged 13-19. Search jobs, find advice & find out about employers, work experience, courses, career choices and apprenticeships. www.successatschool.org/

Useful College websites: check open days and courses

www.kedst.ac.uk- King Edwards VI Sixth Form College

www.dudleycol.ac.uk- Dudley College

www.halesowen.ac.uk- Halesowen College

www.walsallcollege.ac.uk – Walsall College

www.bmetc.ac.uk – Sutton Campus (Birmingham Met College)

www.ucbcourses.com – University College Birmingham

 www.boa-academy.com – BO Academy Birmingham

www.accesscreative.ac.uk Access Creative College Birmingham (games, media, music related courses)

www.walsallstudioschool.co.uk (music and other creative related courses)