Next Steps

Next Steps

This section is full of information on how to get support in making your next steps in your education or career pathway.

Deciding on what you want to do for work can be confusing, here are some resources to help you explore your career options.

BBC Bitesize Careers

Whether you’re deciding what to study, taking your exams, planning a career, or just curious, Bitesize Careers explains the world of work, with advice from people who’ve found the right path for them.


Career Pilot

Plan your study and work – your choices at 14, 16 and 18, routes to different qualifications and job sectors, and career tools to help you decide.


Careers Explorer

If you are trying to decide which career is right for you or thinking about changing career, Careers Explorer is packed full of useful information.

You can find out about a wide range of careers and, as the information is centred on Wiltshire, you can use Careers Explorer to find local vacancies, courses and apprenticeships.



Search for career ideas, advice and tips. Start thinking about your career & find out what you’re like and what you could do.


National Careers Service

The National Careers Service provides information, advice and guidance to help young people make decisions on learning, training and work.


Youth Employment UK – Skills and Careers Hub

Free resources, advice and guidance, designed with input from young people offering practical tools to support young people through education, transition into employment and beyond.



Careers guidance for young people in schools and colleges. Information, advice and opportunities that will help shape your future, regardless of who or where you are.

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Careerometer can be used to explore and compare key information about occupations, help you 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.

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