Useful Careers Websites

Website What it’s useful for
www.nidirect.gov.uk/campaigns/careers·       Contact a careers adviser.

·       Career ideas for 14-19 year olds

·       Work experience opportunities.

·       Career planning advice

·       Job application advice.

·       Education & training courses.

·       Careers events.

·       Tips for parents.

www.careersoft.co.uk

 

Higher Ideas : plan your journey into higher education

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·       Ideas generator

·       Info on different career & study areas

·       Pathways from your A level subjects

·       Courses & Higher Education Institutions

·       Factsheets

www.ucas.com

 

 

Use www.cao.ie  universities and colleges in ROI)

·       Search for Higher Education courses.

·       Choosing what to study.

·       Choosing where to study.

·       How to apply.

·       Student finance & money management

·       Alternatives to Higher Education

·       Apprenticeships

·       Options after GCSE.

·       Web chats – experts answer questions

·       Advice for parents.

www.heaponline.co.uk

Degree Course Offers

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www.unistats.direct.gov.uk·       Compare university courses using key information sets.
www.qub.ac.uk·       example of how to search university courses & entry requirements

·       pdf ; ‘how we choose our students’

www.investigatecareers.com

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·       Resources directory

·       Labour market information

www.economy-ni.gov.uk

 

“Skills in Demand” NI Skills Barometer

·       Employment areas which are over-and under-supplied 2015-2025.

·       Qualifications required 2015-25

·       Salaries 2015-2025

www.prospects.ac.uk·       Pathways from degree subjects

·       What do graduates do?

www.kent.ac.uk/careers·       Great info on all aspects of careers
       www.highfliers.co.uk·       Graduate vacancies & salaries in UK’s leading employers
www.ccea.org.uk/regulation

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·       How to apply to universities in ROI & outside the British Isles.