Useful Careers Resources
Get tips on GCSE options, apprenticeships, university, finding work and more. icould.com uses the power of personal stories to inform young people’s career choices. Run by the Education and Employers charity as part of Inspiring The Future. Free and simple to use, icould.com features over 1000 videos of people talking about their careers – explaining their job role, career path, and how different factors have shaped their direction.
The National Careers Service
They provide careers information, advice and guidance. They can help you to make decisions on learning, training and work at all stages in your career.
You can call 0800 100 900 to speak to an adviser, (8am to 8pm, Monday to Friday and 10am to 5pm weekends). You can also use the webchat.
Connections services in Tyne and Wear offer confidential advice and support for 13-19 year olds (and up to age 25 for young people with special needs) who live in the Tyne and Wear area.
The National Apprenticeship Service
The National Apprenticeship Service website offers guidance on how to apply for an apprenticeship as well as listing current local apprenticeship opportunities.
A leading organisation in the education sector, founded to tackle misconceptions about apprenticeships and promote the benefits.
CareersBox is a free online library of careers related videos, news and information.
Children look to their parents for advice. As key influencers in a child's decision-making, the more confident and informed parents are, the better able they will be to help.
National Autistic Society
Get expert advice on a wide range of issues affecting autistic people and their families.