Welcome to Careers Wales' information for parents, guardians, and carers.
At Careers Wales we want to help you to:
- Understand how we help and support your child with their plans for the future
- Access information and resources that will enable you to support your child as they make career decisions
- Know how to contact us for more information, advice, or support for your child
Resources and information
Your child will make important decisions about their future throughout their years in education. We can support you and your child in making the right decisions to help them achieve their career ambitions.
Our 5 top tips to supporting your child in college or sixth form.
Take a look at our top 3 tips to support your child if they are thinking of leaving college.
Get an insight into the range of services Careers Wales offers to pupils in years 9, 10 and 11.
Explore the support Careers Wales offers to young people in post 16 education including 6th form and college.
View the tailored support Careers Wales offers to pupils with additional learning needs.
Careers Wales can support your child after they leave education to explore their options and help them to find employment, education or training opportunities.
Useful links to share with your child
Our website is full of information and advice to meet the needs of your child as they decide on their career direction. Below are some links and information to get you started.
Discovering strengths and developing skills
Find out about job roles
Get help choosing subjects for years 10 and 11. Access hints and tips and information to help you make career choices.
Funding support for training and education
Funding options for 6th form and college, including Education Maintenance Allowance, Welsh Government Learning Grant and Financial Contingency Fund.
University funding, including loans and grants from Student Finance Wales for tuition fees and living costs, how to apply and repayment.