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Careers information and tools for 11-19 year olds, all in one place.
Careers inspiration and support for all ages in the Leeds City Region.
Leeds Apprenticeship Hub:
Here’s some of our favourite career related websites:
https://www.startprofile.com/ a fantastic online careers platform, designed to connect 11-18 year olds with their future career potential.
https://allaboutapprenticeships.co.uk useful information about apprenticeships.
https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/ Has a special section for 13-16 year olds as well as information for all the family on How to get a Job, Interviews, Job Profiles and Qualifications.
https://apply.startprofile.com/ Start to Apply has local information on study and work in the Leeds area.
http://www.careersadviceforparents.org/ Support for Parents of children in Statutory Education.
http://www.grantsforindividuals.org.uk/ for individuals in need.
http://www.icould.com/ has a quick quiz (Buzz Test) for those students who do not know what their strengths are. This site also has video clips of people who have found what they want to do and are working.
http://movingonmagazine.co.uk/category/magazine/ has advice and information about working within the public sector.
http://www.apprenticeships.gov.uk/ has information on types of apprenticeships available and how to apply.
More useful websites:
https://successatschool.org/ – Information and resources about careers.
https://www.hotcourses.com/ – Information about different courses available at Post 16 and beyond.
https://www.futurelearn.com/ – Free online courses that anyone can sign up for.
https://www.notgoingtouni.co.uk/ – Options if you are not going to University.
https://www.apprenticeshipguide.co.uk/ – Lots of information regarding apprenticeships.
https://do-it.org/ – Volunteering
https://vinspired.com/ – Volunteering
https://doinggoodleeds.org.uk/ – Website for Voluntary Action Leeds that gives information on how people in Leeds can get involved with supporting community and charity projects in their local area.
https://www.getmyfirstjob.co.uk/ – Job website – good for apprenticeships.
https://www.ucas.com/ – Higher and degree apprenticeships
https://www.gohigherwestyorks.ac.uk/ – Resources and information about going to University.
https://www.careerpilot.org.uk/ – Information on all of the important transition periods in education, including GCSE Options, Post 16 and Post 18 choices.