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Moving On, Moving Up

In school or college and thinking about your next steps? Find out about your options and get help to make the right decisions for you.

Options at 18

Find out the career options you have after you leave school or college.


Information for parents, guardians, and carers, including resources, tips on helping your child to make career decisions, and details about the services we offer as your child progresses from education to employment.

Skills to Succeed Academy

An interactive, online employability training tool to help you build confidence and skills to make the right career choices.

Power Up - Exam information 2022

Everything you need to know to prepare for GCSE, A Level and vocational exams and assessments. (This link takes you to an external site)

Courses and Training

Your guide to choosing subjects, courses, training and funding your studies.

Options at 16

Access information about your career options after your GCSE's. 

Find out more on how to decide

How to make good career decisions

The decision you make now can affect your future career path. Make a choice that will help you achieve your career goals.

How to choose the right subject or course

Get help with choosing subjects and courses. Find out the entry requirements, jobs of the future, career ideas, and your learning style.

Decide what job is right for you

Use our tools, quizzes and information to help you decide what job is right for you.

Explore your career ideas

Real life stories

Tobi's story

Advice helped Tobi move on and up with his future career plans.

Samiha's story

Advice helped Samiha on her career journey.

Real life stories

Take a look at some real life success stories. 

View the videos and explore your options

Getting a Job

Take a look at what employers look for in candidates and get ideas on how to get a job.


Find out more about apprenticeships, what's involved and how to find one.

Be your own boss

Do you have what it takes to be your own boss?

Gap year

Find out more about what's involved in a gap year and things to consider.

Speak to an adviser about your options

It is important that you get all the information and support available to make the right choice.

If you are still unsure and would like to talk to us, contact us for more help and support.