National Careers Week (NCW) is a celebration of career opportunities across the UK. The aim is to promote careers related activities and access to free career resources to help support young people exploring their future choices and those looking for new education, training and employment opportunities

Our role this week will be to highlight some interesting career paths and to point you in the direction of some really useful careers information. We also have our own valuable information on this website so don’t forget to check that out too.

Up and down the country, schools and academies will be taking part in celebration of careers this week and our TrustCareers and YES Advisers will be in schools delivering advice, guidance and workshops to students so if you see an Adviser in your school, don’t forget to stop and say hi.

Really Good Careers Websites:

General:  – use this website to find career ideas to suit your personality by taking the Buzz Test and learn about careers from people in work by looking at Career film clips  – Find all the facts and figures about careers you are thinking about, look at job profiles to find out how much you could earn and what work you would be doing in over 750 different careers  – explore 32 different “Career Worlds” and play the career Game to find possible careers to match your skills and interests. You can also view employer profiles and look for possible job opportunities within your local area



Graduate Careers:  - “What do Graduates do?”


Self Employment:


Career Sectors: Architecture/Civil Engineering/Construction/Surveying:         



Animals/Environment:  – vet  - ecology  – vet nursing  – zoology


 Arts/Design/Crafts:  (media and fashion)  (instrument repair)  (Theatre Technicians)   


Catering/Hospitality/Events Management:                      








Finance/Accountancy  – accountancy  – accounting technicians





Health/Medicine:                   (medicine)





Languages/Information/Working Abroad:  - Library / Information


Legal Services/Politics:                                                                (government / public sector)   (legal executives)    




Logistics / Transport:        




Marketing & Advertising:                                              


Media/Broadcasting/PR    - PR


Performing Arts:                                                                        (Theatre technicians)                 (Music)



Personal Services:      (Image Professionals)  (Hair & beauty industry)




Retail/Sales/Customer Service:   


Science/Maths:                                         (forensics)    ( Food Technology)


Security/Uniformed Services:                  – Merchant Navy                         


Social Services/Counselling/Psychology: