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  • Success at School Success at School is the place for young people to explore careers, get the lowdown on top employers, and search for the latest jobs, courses and advice.
  • Get in Cornwall Want to GET IN to a career in Health and Care in Cornwall?

    Look no further.
  • Careerpilot Careerpilot is aimed at 13-19-year-olds and provides online, impartial information and support on the many routes to higher level study.

  • Careerometer Widget The Careerometer widget provides access to a selection of headline data relating to pay, weekly hours of work and future employment prospects. Use the widget to organise your choices by 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.
  • Indeed Indeed is a one search for all jobs. You can search by what job you are interested in or by location, or both.
  • Software Cornwall - Careers advice and IT vacancies Find out more about career pathways by hearing the experiences and advice from people in the software community in Cornwall
  • Nomis - Official Labour Market Statisitcs Nomis is a web-based database of labour market statistics. Nomis is run by the University of Durham on behalf of the Office for National Statistics. Nomis houses an extensive range of government statistical information on the UK labour market including data on employment, unemployment, earnings and the Labour Force Survey (LFS).
  • Apprenticeship vacancies with Truro & Penwith College Looking for an Apprenticeship in Cornwall?

    Truro and Penwith College has a wide range of employers looking for apprentices – take a look at their website for a full list of current vacancies.

    Contact the Apprenticeship Recruitment Team on 01872 242711 or email

    Alternatively, join the Talent Bank and hear about new vacancies relevant to you.

  • Apprenticeships with The Cornwall College Group An apprenticeship is an ideal way to get out in to the world of work and do a job while earning real money!

    Cornwall College is the largest provider of apprenticeships in Cornwall and Devon with over 1,700 apprentices in training. They offer a wide variety of apprenticeships in over 42 vocational areas from Accountancy to Plumbing.

    See the full list in Apprenticeship Programmes.

  • What Good Career Guidance Should Look Like Sir John Holman was commissioned by the Gatsby Foundation to examine what pragmatic actions could be taken to improve career guidance in England’s secondary schools.

    There are eight benchmarks identifying different dimensions of good career guidance.

  • Search Job Sectors A search for all job sectors which will give you information about the qualifications and experience you need to get you there.
  • Futuremorph Futuremorph provides information about career opportunities in Science and Mathematics.
  • Fast Tomato Fast Tomato is one of the most popular online careers programmes for teenagers and has helped millions of students explore the many different career opportunities open to them.

    It’s used by hundreds of schools nationwide and is accurate, relevant and easy to use.

  • Brighter Cornwall Brighter Cornwall is for students from Cornwall who are currently studying for their first degree. The scheme offers paid work experience placements in Cornwall and opportunities to attend networking events with employers. It also offers scholarships for first year students.
  • Careersbox Careersbox is a free online library of careers related film, news and information.

    Over the last few years Careersbox has been providing a free careers service to schools and careers professionls – to great success.

    In the Tools for Teachers section you will find a film library full of resources for teachers like the Skills Explorer.

    In the Parents’ Careers Club, you can find out more about the options available to your children as they leave school and college. Parents’ Club provides free work related film content, covering hundreds of different employment and training opportunities throughout the UK.

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