Useful Links

Useful Links

Useful Websites for Students & Parents

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LOcal Sixth Form Centres & Colleges 

 

Careers

 

The Buzz Quiz is a fun way of finding out how your personality and interests link to different careers. There are also lots of videos from people in different job roles to watch and learn from!

 

Free careers software that students can use at home and school to explore how their skills and interests can lead them to different job roles and suggested career pathways.

 

Information and advice for all students, whatever stage of school they are at, including tips and articles about GCSEs, A-levels, college, apprenticeships, university and work!

 

C&K careers online has lots of information for you on employment, education, apprenticeships, training and more.

 

The #futuregoals campaign aims to raise awareness of career opportunities in the City Regions key sectors; manufacturing and engineering, digital and construction and infrastructure and offers a wealth of useful support and resources.

Courses

 

The Kirklees e-prospectus used to search and apply for courses and apprenticeships

 

Deciding what you want to do after you leave school is not easy. Our online tools will guide you through choosing study options and a career.

Free online courses that anyone can sign up to, from top universities and specialist training providers – they have everything from First Aid to Building Design!

All you ever need to know about apprenticeships, including what they are, how they work and how to find them.

Volunteering

Voluntary government programme for 15-17 year-olds that combines outdoor activities and adventure with volunteering on community projects.

 

National volunteering organisation where individuals can search for opportunities in their area (some roles may require students to be 16+ or 18+).

Volunteering charity that helps connect young people aged 14-25 with volunteering opportunities in their area.

Jobs 

Student job site providing details about up-to-date part-time, temporary, full-time and seasonal jobs for students in all areas around the UK.
Fantastic resources to help students with everything to do with employability, from managing their money to writing a CV and preparing for a job interview.
A dedicated search engine that lets you look for traineeships, apprenticeships and jobs using your postcode or career areas you are interested in.