Welcome to the Careers pages of the website. Here we aim to give you access to as much useful information as possible to help you choose your career path whether it's options choices in Year 9, ideas for what you might want to study after Year 11 or which universities offer the courses that you're most interested in. As well as the resources on these pages there is Careers Adviser in school who students can talk to for advice and guidance about careers. You can also follow @Bhaltcareers on Twitter for information about up and coming careers fairs, open days and taster events.
In addition to this Young People (aged 13 to 19) can talk to a National Careers Service Careers Adviser by calling 0800 100 900 or going to the National Careers Service website for more information. Parents might also want to take a look at Parent Adviser and Careers Advice for Parents, as they have lots of hints and tips on how best to support your child when they're making decisions about their future career.
icould is the careers ideas website with lots of video clips about different jobs & careers My Career Springboard bestcourse4me Careersbox Moving On and plotr have information about different jobs and careers, apprenticeship opportunities and going to uni as well as advice about interview techniques and lots of other useful information. Careersworld is an online regional training prospectus and has details about training and apprenticeship opportunities in the London area and access professions has details of mentoring schemes, internships and podcasts with careers advice. Get Smaart has careers overviews, an apprenticeship overview and links to on-line magazines and All About Careers is an on-line careers information website for 16-24+ year olds. Not Going To Uni has lots of information about Apprenticeship opportunities as well as sponsored degree programmes
Links to Industry & Sector Specific Websites
To find out more about all the different types of jobs and careers in the health and care sectors go to Step into the NHS , Medical Careers and Think Care Careers or if a career in law is what you're after look at all about law , lawcareers or lawyer2be and take a look at delivering your future and Skillnet if you think logistics (all aspects of the transportation and delivery of goods) might be for you or Careers That Move for a career in passenger transport and travel
If you'd like to find out more about careers in the financial sector take a look at Directions and for ideas about jobs related to STEM subjects (science, technology, maths or engineering) try Careers in Maths, Future Morph, Tomorrows Engineers, A Future in Chemistry, careers in aerospace and especially for girls Stemettes and Engineer Girl or check out Autocity for details about training and apprenticeship opportunities within the motor industry
Interested in a career in the power/energy industries then check out think power sector and my Oil and Gas Career or if Hospitality, Leisure & Tourism is more your thing take a look at Hospitality Guild , HIT and CareersScope
If your looking to follow a career in arts, music, media and creative industries check out Get into Theatre , Get into Live Music , 4Talent and Creative Choices For advice about pursuing a career in Photography is your career passion photographers is a great place to start as is BigAmbition for jobs and training in the Digital Media sector
A free MOOC from UCAS to help students understand UK university options https://t.co/Nloz2p8GjZ
Architecture taster day at the University of Reading for Year 12 & 13 students on 26th October. See Mrs Vodden in room 1 for more info
University of London taster courses available for 6th form students. Find out more at https://t.co/dgzNKjr1Nl
In 6th form? You can apply to British Airways for work experience Jan - Mar 2017 https://t.co/5yYwqYrgkD
Discover and explore career options with Plotr at https://t.co/eX4RCABfUa