Useful websites

Careers information and career planning

https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/Pages/Home.aspx
Access to an adviser by phone, text, email or live web chat, every day 8am-10pm. Tel: 0800 100 900 Text: 077664 13219 Calls from landlines and mobiles are free


https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/YoungPeople/Pages/Youngpeople.aspx
National Careers Service site for young people


www.careersbox.co.uk
Careersbox- online careers videos


https://uk.pearson.com/secondary-students-and-parents/career-choices.html
Careers quiz


http://icould.com
icould – careers advice and information


www.plotr.co.uk
Plotr – career inspiration and preparation


Employment and training

www.findapprenticeship.service.gov.uk/apprenticeshipsearch
Find an apprenticeship


https://www.gov.uk/find-traineeship
Find a traineeship


http://careermap.co.uk/
Career Map
Search for local Apprenticeships


Finance

www.gov.uk/1619-bursary-fund/overview
Details of the 16-19 Bursary


www.gov.uk/student-finance
Student finance for higher education


Further and higher education

www.choiceslondon.com
How to apply for College/Sixth form
Open days in West London and beyond


www.ucas.com
The University and Colleges Admissions Service
Information on how to apply for higher education courses, what courses are available and links to colleges and universities


www.ucasprogress.com
Searchable list of further education and training courses


Volunteering and personal development

www.vinspired.com
Volunteering for young people


www.princes-trust.org.uk
Offers a range of support, including help with starting your own business and local, personal development programmes


‘Choices’ has been carefully compiled and we believe the content to be accurate at the time of going to press.

Acknowledgements

Written by Alison Dixon from the Education Development Trust Information Team.

With thanks to Zeena Gordon.

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