WEBSITES

Virtual Work Experience Opportunities – Autumn Term 2021

Career Ideas

https://www.thebigbangfair.co.uk/careers/stem-careers/

Ni Careers - www.nidirect.gov.uk/careers (A-Z of Careers)

Skills in demand - www.nidirect.gov.uk/careers (plan your career - skills in demand)

 

Prospects - www.prospects.ac.uk (jobs and work experience – job profiles)

Best Course – www.bestcourse4me.com (degrees that link to A Level subjects)

SACU - www.sacu-student.comSpartan test(matching tool degree courses based on interests – Students – Spartan test)

icould - https://icould.com/explore career clips, jobs/subject

UCAS Buzz Quiz - www.ucas.com/ucas/16-18-choices/find-career-ideas/buzz-quiz

www.goconstruct.org

www.careersbox.co.uk

www.kent.ac.uk/ces/student/degree

http://www.futuremorph.org/

Further Education

Northern Regional College - https://www.nrc.ac.uk/

Belfast Met – www.belfastmet.ac.uk

South Eastern Regional College – www.serc.ac.uk

CAFRE – www.cafre.ac.uk – College of Agricultural Food & Rural Enterprise (Agriculture, food, equine, horticulture)

 

Other Training/Apprenticeships

Rutledge - http://rutledgegroup.co.uk/

Bryson Future Skills - https://www.brysonfutureskills.org/

Springvale - https://www.springvalelearning.com/

Belfast Central Training - https://www.bctl.org/

Riverpark - https://riverparktraining.com/

Transport Training Services - https://www.transport-training.com/

Babcock-https://www.babcocktraining.com/

Universities

University of Ulster – www.ulster.ac.uk

Queens University – www.qub.ac.uk

St Marys – www.stmarys-belfast.ac.uk

Stranmillis – www.stran.ac.uk

Open University – www.open.ac.uk/northern-ireland

UCAS – www.ucas.com– course search - undergraduate

CAO – www.cao.ie (courses – search)

www.whatuni.com

http://unistats.direct.gov.uk

 

Work Experience

www.volunteernow.co.uk/

www.cinemagic.org.uk (film camps, festival)

www.ammacentre.org (digital, multi-media, animation, music, film club – script writing, workshops)  

www.intofilm.org

www.ulsterwildlife.org/volunteer (conservation)

www.nidirect.gov.uk/work-experience

www.bit.ly/connect-to-success-ni  (work experience, apprenticeship opportunities)

www.arm.ac.uk (Armagh Observatory)

www.activelifestyles.org

www.marketplacearmagh.com (Market Place Theatre & Arts Centre)

www.nidirect.gov.uk/contacts/contacts-az/connect-success-ni (School work experience opportunities & Apprenticeship opportunities)

http://grahamconstructioncareers.co.uk/graham-academyGraham Construction (Construction and Civil Engineering)

www.turkington-holdings.com – Construction, Quantity Surveying and Engineering

www.outdoorrecreationni.com/useful-info/activities/ (outdoor, Eco)

 

Northern Ireland Fire Service – www.nifrs.org/careers

 

Construction / Motor Vehicle / Electrical

Construction - www.citbni.org.uk/Home ; www.goconstruct.org

Construction - www.graham.co.uk/careers

Motor Industry – www.autocity.org.uk

Electrical -http://electricalcareers.co.uk

 

Hospitality / Beauty / Transport

Hair & Beauty – Habia (Hair and Beauty Industry Authority) www.habia.org/careers

Hospitality – www.hospitalityguild.co.uk

Transport & Travel – www.careersthatmove.co.uk (career options)

 

Creative

Media, film, animation, photography, fashion - Creative Skillset http://creativeskillset.org/creative_industrieswww.northernirelandscreen.co.uk

Creative, Art -Creative and Cultural Skills - http://ccskills.org.uk/careers

Journalism - www.nctj.com (careers in Journalism)

English -www.whystudyenglish.ac.uk

 

 

IT / Engineering

IT -https://bringitonni.co.uk/

Programming stories, games, animations https://scratch.mit.edu

Power - www.thinkpowersector.co.uk

Engineering - www.engineeringuk.comwww.tomorrowsengineers.org.uk

Chemical Engineering - www.whynotchemeng.com

Civil Engineering - www.graham.co.uk/careerswww.ice.org.uk/what-is-civil-engineering

 

Science

Future Morph - www.futuremorph.org- future finder, information on career opportunities from science & math's

Physics – www.physics.org (Careers)

Marine Biology – http://marinebio.org/oceans/marine-biology

Forensic Science - www.justice-ni.gov.uk/articles/careers-forensic-science

Science based industries, such as chemicals, plastics & energy - Cogent Careers - www.sciencecareerpathways.com

Biomedical Science - https://careers.ibms.org/home(the Institute of Biomedical Science)

Chemistry - www.rsc.org/careers/future/index

 

Health / Care

Health Service – www.healthcareers.nhs.uk (Follow Health Careers UK Twitter; NHS Medical Careers on Facebook) www.stepintothenhs.nhs.uk/careers

Paramedic - www.collegeofparamedics.co.uk (become a Paramedic)                         Northern Ireland Ambulance Service information on becoming a Paramedic, Ambulance Care Attendants& Emergency Medical Technicianswww.nias.hscni.net/about-the-trust/working-for-us/careers/

Nursing – www.nursingandmidwiferycareersni.hscni.net/

Nursing and Midwifery Council - www.nmc-uk.org/  the nursing & midwifery regulator.

Medicine –   www.bma.org.uk/advice/career

UK Clinical Aptitude Test -www.ukcat.ac.uk;

Medicine - http://becomingadr.co.uk/ helping hand considering medical school

Veterinary medicine – Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons     www.rcvs.org.uk/education/i-want-to-be-a-vet; UCD www.ucd.ie/vetmed

Pathology – the Royal College of Pathologists                                   www.rcpath.org/discover-pathology/i-want-a-career-studying.html

Pharmacy - www.rpharms.com/resources/careers-information (Royal Pharmaceutical Society, about Pharmacy)

 

Allied Health Professionals

Dietician - www.bda.uk.com/careers/home (Association of UK Dieticians)

Optometry -www.college-optometrists.org/qualifying/a-career-in-optometry.htmlwww.orthoptics.org.uk/

Podiatry - http://careersinpodiatry.com/www.scpod.org/ (College of Podiatry)

Radiography - http://radiographycareers.co.uk/

Physiotherapy - www.thephysiotherapysite.co.uk/  (Physiotherapy - a career in)

Occupational Therapy - www.cot.co.uk (About Occupational Therapy)

Speech & Language Therapy – www.rcslt.org (SLT –Careers Guide)

 

Social Science / Social Care

Psychology / Counselling – www.bps.org.uk (for the public), www.bacp.co.uk (Careers)

Association of Educational Psychologists - www.aep.org.uk/careers

Sociology – www.britsoc.co.uk (what is sociology)

Social work – https://niscc.info/careers

Skills for Care - www.skillsforcare.org.uk/Care-careers/Think-Care-Careers/

Care – www.aquestionofcare.org.uk (type of care)

Art Therapy – www.baat.org (Careers &Training)

Music Therapy –www.bamt.org/music-therapy.html

Drama Therapy – http://badth.org.uk/dtherapy

Food / Environment / Land

Food - https://tastycareers.org.uk/

Land Based Environmental Sector – www.lantra.co.uk/careers (Industries)

Geology – www.geolsoc.org.uk/geologycareerpathways  (Career Profiles)

 

Sport

Sport – www.careers-in-sport.co.uk

British Association of Sport & Exercise Sciences - www.bases.org.uk/careers

 

Numbers

Accounting – www.accaglobal.com (our qualifications – careers – job profiles)

Actuary - www.actuaries.org.uk (become an Actuary)

Economics-www.whystudyeconomics.ac.uk

Maths - www.mathscareers.org.uk

 

Additional Support

Princes Trust – Karen 07483977387/02890 895000 email karen.sykes@princes-trust.org.uk

Network Personnel – (Community Family Support Programme) Eva 02894477248

(JobMatch) Jack 07855108580

(Steps to Success) Antrim Office 02894477248

 

NI Career Service – Colleen 02886757670colleen.mcgaughey@economy-ni.gov.uk