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Careers Websites

 

 

There is a large body of information online to help you, the websites below are some of the best and most popular resources.

General Information

National Careers Service,

iCould website

  • Take the Buzz Test personality test, find out what type of person you are, which jobs would suit you best, career video clips, https://icould.com/

Department for Education,

The Space @ Connexions, Careers Advice & Guidance, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JsG0EWc8LaE

Decisionz, Local Careers & Advice Magazine Autumn 2020, http://magazine.decisionz.co.uk/books/qdus/#p=1

Apprenticeships

The vast majority of apprenticeship vacancies are advertised on the government’s website, click the link below. You will need to log on and create an account, you will then be able to search for vacancies, and you can filter your search by employment sector and location.

 

Derby College Youtube Channel

Careers Derby Youtube Channel

The Careers Derby Youtube Channel contains videos produced during the Covid-19 Lockdown, and includes videos produced by local colleges, training providers and businesses, why not check out some of the videos!

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcymOVqKkmPHOqlnumU70XQ

 

University

If you are planning for a career that needs you to go to university and study for a degree, it is important to know which A Level or Level 3 BETCs you should study at 6thform or college, the Russell Group of Leading universities have produced informed choices to help decide.

 

UCAS (University & Colleges Admissions Service) website is the portal through which you apply to university. The website is searchable, so you can look at which universities offer which degrees, the website also contains information on how to apply, fees and loans

Alternatives to university

Not going to university, https://www.notgoingtouni.co.uk/

LGBT

Stonewall LGBT Careers Guide, http://www.startingoutguide.org.uk/

Transport

Arriva Buses, https://www.arrivabus.co.uk/midlands/bus-travel-in-derby

Trent Barton Buses, https://www.trentbarton.co.uk

East Midlands Railway, https://www.eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk/train-times/derby-to-london

The Train Line, https://www.thetrainline.com/live/departures/derby

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