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National Careers Week 2024

This year’s National Careers Week (NCW) ran from 4-9 March 2024.


Although we have already celebrated National Apprenticeship Week 2024, apprenticeships remain an excellent career choice at entry, intermediate, advanced and higher levels. Here is a film reminding you of the benefits.

The NCW2024 Virtual Careers Fair

Discover careers that could match your interests and skills. Click on the links below (Monday to Friday) to explore these further:

Monday: Careers in Banking with the NatWest Group

Click here to discover roles and opportunities in banking, listen to podcasts, including building data skills and preparing for the future world of work, whilst gaining useful tips and information about how to start your career journey in banking and finance.

Tuesday: NHS Health Careers

Discover the 350 career paths available within our National Health Service.
Whatever your skills, qualifications or interests, there is a career for you in the NHS. You could work directly with patients, in hospitals, an ambulance trust, or in the community.  Click here to find out more.

Wednesday: Entrepreneurship                                                                                                                                                                                    

Want to run your own business? Are you drawn to the freedom of starting your own business? Whether it is a side-hustle or a large enterprise, to find out more click here.

Thursday: World Skills UK

Interested in a technical education or apprenticeship?
Click here to discover the benefits of a technical education and apprenticeships.

Friday: UK Hospitality

Hospitality is the third largest employer in the country! Discover exactly what development opportunities are available in the hospitality sector and how an apprenticeship can lead to a meaningful and exciting career in a fast paced, rewarding environment here.

STEM Careers Fairs

Aimed at 13 – 19 year olds, virtual careers fairs inspire and inform, supporting young people to be better prepared for future careers. Each 360 degrees online fair, delivered in partnership with AECOM, contains a selection of industry sectors with companies hosting virtual exhibition stands.

Click on the title link to explore presentations, information, discussion topics and career routes for the many STEM-led career opportunities available.

How To Become A is a comprehensive directory of careers, ranging from Air Traffic Controller to Zookeeper. Find out what each career involves, what skills, qualifications or experience you need, and information on salary levels and progression.

This directory complements our Xello library of 500+ careers so make sure you look at both resources!

National Careers Week 2024



Careers Programme

2022-23 Year 11 Destinations Data

Employability Skills

Higher Education (HE)

LMI (Labour Market Information)

Our Alumni

Parents and Carers



SEND and Careers

Useful Careers Websites

Work Experience (WEX)