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Rate My Apprenticeship

RateMyApprenticeship Guide offers the coveted and highly anticipated  ‘Top 70 School Leaver Employers 2017’. These are based on over 3,000 reviews from

providing honest peer-to-peer information on apprenticeships, school leaver programmes, degree apprenticeships, sponsored degrees, gap year schemes and work experience. 

It’s also bursting with other other resources including; the latest job opportunities, cover letter advice and 3 different advice Hubs for students, schools and parents.


Health Careers

Health Careers is the information service about the range of 350 or so careers available in health.

Part of Health Education England and their aim is to support people in education and at all stages of their career to discover more about the health roles that are available, and how to get in and get on.

If you’re looking for a job or apprenticeship see the information on Looking for a job page and follow the links for more information.

Explore roles pages also have links to websites that advertise vacancies. The NHS Jobs website has lots of advice and tips on how to make your job applications a success. 


icould is a small, dynamic charity providing career inspiration and information for young people. 

We show what is possible in work and other different ways to think about careers through free access to over 1000 personal video stories, detailed job information, plus practical tips, insight and advice. 

Includes the Buzz Quiz which helps you to recognise a preferred way of behaviour using your personality. Knowing your own style of behaving can help you make better decisions in life. 


All About School Leavers 

With the price of tuition fees and the worry of potential graduate unemployment, ambitious school leavers are thinking of new ways to jumpstart their careers without going to university. One path that has emerged recently is school leaver schemes, which are predicted to explode in 2013.

Because of this exciting development in the careers sector, this website has advice, jobs and career information for students interested in school leaver schemes.

Career Box

Careers Box is a free online library of careers related film, news and information. As the preferred digital new media partner to the Institute of Career Guidance, the largest careers body in the UK, Careersbox aim is to deliver the right information at the right time to careers advisers and job seekers. Our case study films show real people doing real jobs, giving viewers insight into careers across all sectors and helping them to find the right career.

National Careers Service

This website aims to help with:

  • careers decisions and planning
  • support you in reviewing your skills and abilities and develop new goals
  • motivate you to implement your plan of action
  • enable you to make the best use of high quality career related tools

National Apprenticeship Service

Visit this website to discover how Apprenticeships can deliver a real difference to young people.

The Apprenticeship Guide

The Apprenticeship Guide is a one-stop-shop for anyone looking to find out more about Apprenticeships and offers a whole host of information to help school leavers make the right career choice.

Not Going to Uni

The one stop site for apprenticeships, gap years, distance learning and jobs.

Career Point

This website is a virtual environment for career information, advice and guidance, labour market information and apprenticeships.

Moving On Magazine

Moving On magazine is a print and online publication devoted to providing a wide range of information regarding choices following school.


Which? University

Welcome to Which? University, a website designed to help students make more informed decisions about their higher education choices. It’s free and independent. 

Includes advice on; A Levels choices, Career prospects, GCSE choice and university and Student finance.