Student / Parent Information
Careers Advice is not just for Young People. Parents/Carers also need support to help young people make tough and challenging decisions. Careers advice for parents is a website that has been set up by careers professionals and recommended by the UK Career Development Institute.
Careers Advice for Parents aims to give you an easy-to-read overview of all the essential facts on finding jobs and apprenticeships or choosing further and higher education courses which could make a real difference to your child’s future career prospects. This particular site is aimed at parents or guardians of young people who are faced with, or who will be faced with, making decisions about their options post 18. Parent Advisor information about all of the options post 18, including apprenticeships and gap years, as well as Higher Education. The National Careers Service is also a good, reliable source of impartial advice and guidance. Information on apprenticeships can be found on the apprenticeships website.
University/graduate careers: Prospects.ac.uk
Next Steps South West: Navigating Journeys to Higher Education | Next Steps South West (nextstepssw.ac.uk)
Alternatives to university options: Not Going To Uni: Apprenticeships & Work Experience in the UK
Apprenticeships: Amazing Apprenticeships
T-levels: T Levels | The Next Level Qualification
Cornwall College: Cornwall College | Discover The Career College
For Information about Careers South West, Devon: CSW Information Devon