Useful Information & Links

How2become is the UK’s leading career, testing and educational specialist. Whether you are looking to pass your GCSEs, psychometric tests or you want a career as a pilot, a civil servant or in the emergency services as a police officer – we are here to help you!

Careersbox is a free online library of careers related film, news and information. As the preferred digital new media partner to the Institute of Career Guidance, the largest careers body in the UK, Careersbox aim is to deliver the right information at the right time to careers advisers and job seekers. The case study films on the site show real people doing real jobs, giving viewers insight into careers across all sectors and helping them to find the right career.

The National Careers Service provides information, advice and guidance to help you make decisions about learning, training and work opportunities. The service offers confidential and impartial advice which is supported by qualified careers advisers. The website aims to help you with careers decisions and planning; enable you to make the best use of high quality career related tools; support you in reviewing your skills and abilities, and; develop new goals and motivate you to implement your plan of action.

Careerscape supports young people and adults with an inspiring online careers resource that is ideal for careers research and complements the use of the matching programs, Kudos and Adults.

Pure Potential is an independent organisation which raises the aspirations of thousands of sixth-formers every year, encouraging them to apply to and achieve offers from excellent universities and leading employers.

LifeSkills, created with Barclays, is a free, curriculum-linked programme, developed with teachers to help improve the skills and employability of young people in the UK.

This CV Builder will help you communicate your skills, experience and qualifications which is in a format that is expected by many employers.

STEMNET (the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Network) creates opportunities to inspire young people in STEM. They deliver three core programmes - STEM Ambassadors, STEM Clubs, STEM Schools Programmes.

Careerpilot can help you to plan your study & work - your choices at 14, 16 and 18, explore different job sectors and how you can study and work at the same time - even to university level.

Success at School is the place for young people to explore careers, get the lowdown on top employers, and search for the latest jobs, courses and advice. was started in 1999 and has established itself as the definitive source of university and college open day information in the UK. We list open days for every UK higher education institution - both universities and colleges - and provide all of our information free of charge to users.

Choosing the right higher education option can only be done through proper research.

Additional links for Careers Support and Guidance