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Career and Apprenticeship opportunities


Students in Y11 -Y13 who are looking for jobs and apprenticeships and volunteering opportunities, should have a look at the flyer from the National Careers Service. It is a free and impartial service. They will be able to give you information, advice and guidance to help you make decisions on learning, training and employment. Please also visit their website for further information -

The Daily Telegraph carried a supplement on “Careers of the Future” which contained several Apprenticeship advertisements. The web sites are very inspirational.

Atkins - Global Aerospace, Marine, Nuclear, Civil & Mechanical engineers:  Apprenticeship programme now running

Engineering Construction Industry Training Board

The Institution of Engineering and Technology approved Apprenticeship scheme used by these 68 companies which are very varied ranging from Police/Brewers/helicopters/electronics/airports/food/rail/steel/Rolls Royce :

SEMTA is the Science, Engineering, Manufacturing Skills Council for aerospace & defence, automotive, composites, electrical, electronics, marine, metals, rail, space. It is based in Watford and its web site with details of its apprenticeship scheme and participating companies can be found at:

BAE known as British Aerospace runs Apprenticeship schemes and can be found at  under careers. 

Network Rail Applications are open now for the  Engineering Apprenticeship Scheme. To find out more and apply, visit or

Motor Industry Link to Skillnet - Telephone: 01923 216165 Email:

Careers in the Building Industry - Lego Film which features unique “stop-motion” Lego animation aims to reach out to both young people and parents

The NHBC Foundation has launched a new online Lego film aimed directly at young people to highlight the many benefits of a house-building career including: great training opportunities, wide career choice with good earning potential and rewarding work creating a lasting legacy. When asked about house-building, young people could often identify jobs in the trades such as bricklaying and plumbing but, apart from architecture, were largely unable to identify technical, professional and managerial job areas.


Help and guidance on apprenticeships

Official information from the



Employment & Careers

Career guidance for students

Career advice for schools and students aged 13-19

Career advice, CV guidance and job search

Ideas for alternatives to university

Help with CVs and interview


Videos of people discussion their career paths

Videos of people discussion their career paths


Entrepreneurs & Self Employment

Advice and guidance for buddinq entrepreneurs

For 18-30 year olds wanting to

start their own business