Useful Links

Below are some useful links that will help you with guidance or that you can recommend to your students to help them as they move on from school to the next stage in their education.

Search for Apprenticeship vacancies anywhere in the country

https://www.findapprenticeships.co.uk

Amazing Apprentices Free Resource Pack

“Amazing Apprentices” have created a range of free resources for teachers to use with their students. Visit www.AmazingApprenticeships.com, there are a range of free resource available including:

  • Apprenticeship Pack a step-by-step guide to apprenticeships for 16 – 19 year olds.
  • Filmsinspirational and informative short films, covering every aspect of apprenticeships – from ‘How to apply’ to ‘Higher and degree apprenticeships’.
  • Webinarsa series of free webinars hosted live every Wednesday from January to July 2016, for teachers and parents. All webinars are recorded and can be watched again at any time to suit you.
  • Extra resourcesa helpful set of additional resources, ranging from case studies to tips and tricks posters, covering almost every apprenticeship subject imaginable.
  • Monthly e-newsletterthey are constantly adding new resources to the website, so they offer a free newsletter sign up to help keep you up to date with all the latest news and downloads. To register for this brilliant newsletter please click here.

They also have a new film that was launched on the 14th March called ‘Technology apprenticeships for the next generation’. To watch the film please click here.

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The Apprenticeship Guide

The Apprenticeship Guide contains concise summaries of every apprenticeship course offered in England, plus general careers advice, real life stories, employer advertising, a regional directory of training providers and much, much more.
www.apprenticeshipguide.co.uk

Milk Round School Leavers

Is a career resource hub specifically targeted at school leavers aged 16-18. We aim to provide all of our information in a simple and digestible format to help you get the best out of the site.
advice.milkround.com

Push Talks

Push Talks are inimitable, irreverent and completely unique to any other school talk you’ve ever seen. They use comedy, storytelling, and a style students can genuinely relate to – all mixed with deep expertise on higher and further education, careers, skills and employability. And as if that wasn’t enough…all this is delivered by the most engaging, relatable and energetic presenters.
www.push.co.uk

Tomorrows Engineers

Engineering is behind everything, from the train you travel in to your mobile phone and the shoes on your feet. The activities section introduces engineering principles and examples of engineering challenges in real life. Activity sheets include resource lists, instructions, and information on where you can go for similar activities.

For teachers and activity organisers, included are curriculum links where possible, discussion topics and ideas for taking the activities further

http://www.tomorrowsengineers.org.uk/

National Careers Service

Help young people to chose a career, do a skills test, search a course, personalised help from career advisors, advice on line, over the phone and face to face.  A wide range of resources for teachers working with young people

https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk

Inspiring the Future

The Charity, Education and Employers runs Inspiring the Future which connects state schools and colleges with employers and people from the world of work.

Teachers and volunteers are connected through a secure website, selecting people who best meet the needs of their students from a range of sectors and professions. At the heart is volunteers talking informally about their job, career and their educational route. In addition, volunteers can select a number of areas of expertise that might be of interest to student – e.g. apprenticeships, enterprise, maths, financial literacy, languages, engineering and technology etc.

www.inspiringthefuture.org.uk

Prospects

Careers Advice and support tools for writing CVs, covering letters, job applications, interviews tips, how to apply for jobs, careers options and more

http://www.prospects.ac.uk/

Graduate Opportunities

Graduate schemes from employers recruiting right now. Various programmes are available from 6 – 14 months. Many companies recruit throughout the year with jobs starting immediately.

https://www.graduate-jobs.com/

Monster Careers Advice

Offers job sector news, application advice, job profile and salary guides, plus interviewing tips, CV templates and guidance https://www.monster.co.uk/career-advice/