Bristol Technology & Engineering Academy

Create Your Future: Discover, Innovate, Design, Engineer
ESF Concorde Partnership EC university Technical Colleges

Life at Bristol Technology & Engineering Academy

Online Resources

There are many online resources you can explore.

Careerpilot

Career Pilot is a careers information website, which includes:

  • Your choices at 16 and 18
  • More about different job sectors and what they are looking for
  • About working and studying - including apprenticeship and university level study

Get the information you need to help you plan your future work and study at https://www.careerpilot.org.uk/

To learn more about careers relating to each specific subject, please look here:

https://www.careerpilot.org.uk/job-sectors/subjects

 

Target Careers

https://targetcareers.co.uk/

Target careers helps school leavers make decisions about their future. Explore options for careers, university or apprenticeships and get help applying successfully.

 

National Careers Service

The National Careers Service can help you get the advice you need for future skills, careers and life choices. It’s an excellent resource for looking into career ideas.

https://nationalcareers.service.gov.uk/

 

Apprenticeships

 https://www.gov.uk/apply-apprenticeship

https://www.ratemyapprenticeship.co.uk/

https://university.which.co.uk/teachers/introduce-higher-education-options/higher-and-degree-apprenticeships-guide-download

https://university.which.co.uk/

LMI FOR ALL

The widget can be used to explore and compare key information about occupations help of learn about different occupations and identify potential careers.

It provides access to a selection of UK headline data relating to pay, weekly hours of work and future employment prospects for different occupations, as well as description of the occupation.

Simply type in the title of the job you are interested in and the widget provides a series of options from which you can select the most relevant to you. You can then look up another two occupations and compare. You can also select ‘display the UK average’ and compare the information with the occupation you have selected.

https://www.lmiforall.org.uk/interested-in-the-lm-and-want-lmi/

 

ICould

Find out about careers from people who are working in them. Videos, articles & quizzes.

https://icould.com/

 

START

START provides inspiration, exploration and discovery through a series of interactive Careers Worlds; a set of Employer Profiles; an engaging Resource Centre and an Opportunity Finder that contains information about local Apprenticeships, work experience and entry level roles.  

https://guest.startprofile.com/

 

Success At School

Have a look at some inspirational stories from Success at School who have interviewed pilots, nurses, game developers, designers and everyone in between. They tell us what it’s really like to do their job – the ups and downs. See their 60 second Interviews and find out more on their Career Zones pages: 

https://successatschool.org/careerzones

Tomorrow's Engineers

Inspiration, advice and information on the different routes into engineering and the types of jobs on offer.

https://www.tomorrowsengineers.org.uk/

 https://www.thisisengineering.org.uk/

Futuremorph

Career opportunities in Science and Maths

http://www.futuremorph.org/

 

Go Construct 

Information on careers in the Construction industry from graduate jobs to Apprenticeships and everything in between.

https://www.goconstruct.org/

 

University

Range of resources on all aspects of university life.   

https://www.ucas.com/

https://discoveruni.org.uk/what-would-you-do/

 

Not going to university

Alternatives to university including apprenticeships and other training routes.

https://www.notgoingtouni.co.uk/

Careersnearhere 

Careersnearhere is a careers noticeboard where you can find local open days, events, talks, volunteering and work experience opportunities, as well as exploring key local industry sectors, including hi-tech, creative, renewables and social enterprise.

https://www.careersnearhere.com/

Not sure what might suit you?

The Buzz Quiz is a fun short quiz which analyses your personality to see which job areas might suit you: https://www.ucas.com/careers/buzz-quiz

If you want to explore deeper, try the Holland Codes test: https://www.123test.com/holland-codes-career-tests/