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National Careers Week 2023

This year’s National Careers Week (NCW) ran from 6-11 March 2023.

Watch this inspirational video about self-belief… it was a great way to begin NCW2023!

Although we have already celebrated National Apprenticeship Week 2023, apprenticeships remain an excellent career choice at entry, intermediate, advanced and higher levels. Here is a film reminding you of the benefits.

Register with Jobs Live to see the NCW2023 Live Streams relating to a range of careers and apprenticeships, alongside information about what employers are looking for. 

The NCW2023 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: Maritime Careers                                                                                                                                                                                    

Maritime is big business! From working at sea or in a port, to working in the City of London, to cleaning the oceans of plastics or designing a superyacht. Explore career opportunities in this exciting and rewarding industry here.

Thursday: Engineering UK

Engineering careers are for everyone – not just people with top grades in maths and science! 
Click here to discover 5 things you didn’t know about engineering, take the Meet the future You quiz and explore the engineering projects that offer creative solutions to world problems.

Friday: Careers in Space

Space is a part of everyday life! Satellites underpin our national economy and space science provides critical data to understand and address global challenges such as climate change. Missions to explore our solar system unite nations and advance humanity’s horizons.
There are many routes into a space career and plenty of support to access them. Find out more about careers with the UK Space Agency (UKSA) 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 2023



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2022-23 Year 11 Destinations Data

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Useful Careers Websites

Work Experience (WEX)