If you want to start your career and head off into the world of work… want to start earning, gaining experience and developing your skills and employability to further enhance your CV?

Use the range of resources below to:

  • Explore the range of careers – figure out what job you want to do
  • Research and find out about the jobs that are and ways of applying
  • Explore the resources to support you
  • See the information and resources to support you with your CV and interview
Consider the transferable skills employers are looking for.

Take time to explore the wide range of careers open to you. Visit the Careers Page.

Research – find out more information

For help to get a job and find out more about the ways to look for a job - National Careers Service

Getting a job - information on how to get into work, things to consider and where to get advice - UCAS

Use the Government -
Job Centre Plus - Find A Job website to find a local job you would like to apply for. [full or part-time jobs in England, Scotland and Wales].

My world of work Scotland

Jobcentre online Northern Ireland

Careers Wales

Get my first job – search the vacancies for traineeships and apprenticeships

For Apprenticeship opportunities

Resources to support you

Job Help from Job Centre Plus

Princes Trust – Aged 16-30?, for useful advice, guidance and resources so you can continue to upskill by developing your confidence and abilities during this challenging time, as well as find the answers to your questions on work and self-employment. Chat to one of their youth workers on advice and how to prepare for jobs or for support on adapting your business. Have a look by clicking here.

Read the Princes Trust TOP TIPS for job hunting during lockdown in the BBC article

Thinking of starting your own business? For support, advice and on-line resources from The Prince’s Trust [18 to 30-year-olds living in the UK]

Free skills, careers and job hunting resources for 14-24 year olds: download the free, interactive looking for work booklet for young people aged 14-24 developed by the Youth Employment UK through its Young Professions Skills programme and career hub by clicking here.

For information and resources to help you write your Curriculum Vitae [CV] and prepare for Interviews please click here.