Useful Links

Where GCSE, A Level and university students share academic and social knowledge: from study help, to choosing a university, careers, and student life, internships and placements schemes.

Student Ladder Website

icould is a small, dynamic charity, providing career inspiration and information for young people.

iCould Website

Apprenticeships can help you get your career going. Find out more about what an apprenticeship involves and get started today!

Get In Go Far Website

There are hundreds of roles in health for you to explore. Find a role that interests you and discover the entry requirements and skills you need.

Skills for Care helps create a well-led, skilled and valued adult social care workforce. Our practical tools and support help organisations and individual employers in England recruit, develop and lead their staff, retaining them from entry level right through to senior leadership and management roles.

Use your interests to find an interesting career. The Road Map to Careers website from College Board is a great way to brainstorm ideas about possible future careers.

Discover hundreds of school leaver jobs, internships, courses & apprenticeships in the UK at CareerMap. Choose from sport, business, retail, & more.

An innovative new game that helps students make better, more informed choices about their future! Using real-world data, it gamifies important life decisions including A-levels, apprenticeships and university course choices.

Careers – BBC Bitesize

Get the low-down on the world of work, with Bitesize Careers. A site to help you find out what jobs you may be suited to, with videos and profiles from young people sharing their real-life career …

Careerpilot : Plan your future work & study

Plan your study & work Your choices at 14, 16 and 18, routes to different qualifications and job sectors. Career tools to help you decide.

What you study at sixth form or college can affect your options at university and your future career.

Use Informed Choices to help you understand which subjects open up different degrees, particularly at Russell Group universities.


Welcome to the careerometer – the tool that lets you compare the average wages and working hours of up to three jobs in England.

How to use the careerometer

Simply type in the first career that you think you might be interested in and select from the drop down list, then add your second and third choices to see the comparison. Don’t forget – when you’ve finished comparing wages and job opportunities – visit our career pages to read articles on and interviews with people working in a range of careers across different industry sectors such as engineering and the Public Services.