At St. Hugh's School you will receive a programme of careers education, information, advice and guidance to help you to:
- Understand yourself, your interests, likes and dislikes and what you are good at.
- Make choices about your future based on your likes and dislikes, skills and interests.
- Find out about different careers.
- Develop the skills you will need for working life.
- Make informed, realistic, but ambitious choices about courses and jobs.
- Understand the different options available to you for when you are ready to leave St. Hugh's School such as college education, jobs and apprenticeships.
- Be able to make effective applications for jobs, training and further education.
- Develop your interview skills.
- Improve your confidence and communication.
Use the links below to find out more information:
All About Careers - look at job profiles, updates on job sectors, career matching and employer links.
Amazing Apprenticeships - get the latest information about apprenticeships.
BBC Bitesize - watch videos from real people who are working in their chosen careers.
Bright Knowledge - a guide to careers, courses and student life.
Careermag for School Leavers - coming soon! - find out how to land your dream job, check out some apprenticeship interview questions and get top tips for writing a great Personal Statement, plus much more!
Careers Online - inspiring people to succeed.
Career Pilot - careers advice for people aged 14 - 18.
Careers Box - free careers films on the web. You will be able to watch real people doing real jobs to help give you more of an insight.
Guide to Finding a Job - an easy read guide for people with learning difficulties, to help them find a job.
How2Become - find out about lots of different careers and learn how to secure your dream job! Learn how to write a CV, how to complete an application form and how to pass a job interview.
iCould - take the quiz and find out which animal you are and how this links to the world of work!
Job Profile Cards - explore jobs such as a computer games designer, drone pilot or web designer in more detail using these handy cards from the National Careers Service.
Maritime Careers - find out more about careers in the Maritime sector and working at sea.
My Kinda Future - a careers site to build your CV, meet employers and find a job.
My World of Work - careers and course advice.
National Apprenticeship Service - search and apply for Apprenticeship vacancies.
National Careers Service Job Profiles - use the link to access job profiles. Use these profiles to explore your career ideas.
Success at School - the place for young people to explore careers, get the lowdown on top employers, and search for the latest jobs, courses and advice.
Traineeships - a Traineeship is an unpaid course for young people aged 16 - 24 that includes a work placement. It can last up to 6 months. Search for vacancies here.
Virtual Tours of Boats, Ships and Ports - are you interested in working on a boat or ship? Have a look at these tours to find out more!
Page Updated: 14 October 2020