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Job Specific Career Websites
The websites below can be used to find out about specific types of career. Most also contain links to related sites:
www.aat.org.uk/about-aat Organisation which runs a range of courses for deleloping skills and knowledge in accountancy
www.cimaglobal.com Information about careers in accountancy, and offers a range of courses to train to be an accountant
www.jobs.rbs.com Information about careers at the Royal Bank of Scotland
www.bdoschoolleavers.co.uk Accountancy and business firm which offers a aschool leaver programme in accountancy.
www.trainees.grant-thornton.co.uk/programmes/school-leavers Business which offers a school leaver programme to young people
http://careers.icaew.com/Information on careers and career routes to become a chartered accountant
Army Jobs-, visit http://www.armyjobs.mod.uk For information on a large number of different careers in the army
British Body Piercing Association (BBPA) Website: www.bbpa.org.uk
The British School of Body Piercing, Website: www.britishschoolofbodypiercing.org.uk
Creative & Cultural Skills. Website: www.creative-choices.co.uk/visualarts
Tattoo and Piercing Industry Union. Website: www.tpiu.org.uk
Tattoo Club of Great Britain and British Tattoo Artists Federation, Website: www.tattoo.co.uk
Vocational Training Charitable Trust (VTCT) Website: www.vtct.org.uk
Business & Finance - www.fssc.org.uk – Financial Services Skills Council; www.icaew.com/careers – The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales
http://www.culturalcare.co.uk/ If you want to be an Au Pair and get experience working with children, check out Cultural Care, an agency to help you become an Au Pair in USA
Computing (including animation and game design) - http://www.skillset.org
Construction- To find out about different jobs and courses in the construction industry, including architecture, building and surveying, visit www.bconstructive.co.uk; http://www.construction-yorkshire.org.uk/construction-workers-register/
Creative Industries- http://www.creative-choices.co.uk For information on creative industries/careers (e.g. Design, Visual Art, Theatre, Music, craft, advertising, heritage, literature, fashion, TV and more). www.skillset.org – The sector skills council for creative, digital and media.
www.thecreativeindustries.co.uk Lots of information on all the different types of creative industries in the UK
www.careersinmusic.com/music-schools-united-kingdom-irelandInformation and advice on a career in Music.
www.futuretalent.org Charity which provides financial support and guidance to young musicians aged 5 – 18
Engineering- http://www.enginuity.org.uk ; www.semta.org.uk - Sector Skills Council for science, engineering and manufacturing.
Entrepreneurial - www.businesslink.gov.uk – A government website with lots of business advice.
Environment (i.e. horticulture, landscape architecture, gardening)- http://www.growcareers.info
Land-Based & Environmental Industries- http://www.lantra.co.uk
Environmental Health - http://www.ehcareers.org
Ergonomics-Ergonomics is about making life easier for people. This includes the products you use at home, at play and at work, the places in which you live and work, the transport you use to get around, and the systems that keep day-to-day life functioning properly. To find out more go to http://www.iehf.org.uk/careers-advice
Espionage!!- If you want to find out about becoming a spy go to http://www.gchq-careers.co.uk/
Food and Drink - www.careersinfoodanddrink.co.uk
Food Production/Food Technology Careers- http://www.foodtechcareers.org
The Foreign and Commonwealth Office- For careers related to diplomacy, foreign affairs, languages and travel: http://www.fco.gov.uk/careers
Hairdressing and beauty- The website http://www.habia.org gives information about these and related careers, as well as information about government standards relating to this industry
Home Office- The Home Office is a huge organisation that oversees Britain’s police and immigration services, prisons and many more areas of government. You can find out more by visiting http://www.homeoffice.gov.uk/about-us/working-for-us1/
IT & Telecoms- www.e-skills.com – The Sector Skills Council for this industry.
Leisure, Sport, Tourism:
The British Horse Society http://www.bhs.org.uk/
Media-To find out about a wide range of careers in TV, radio, newspapers and magazines, go to www.bbc.co.uk
The Merchant Navy- Go to http://www.sstg.org to find out about careers working at sea.
Motor Vehicle- www.motor.org.uk– The Institute of the Motor Industry is the Sector Skills Council.
National Trust- The national trust is a conservationist organisation responsible for protecting areas of coastline, nature reserves, parks and areas of outstanding natural beauty. If you interested in working for this organisation visit:http://www.ntjobs.org.uk/
NHS (National Health Service)- To find out about becoming a doctor, nurse, physiotherapist, radiologist or one of the countless other types of health worker, go to www.stepintothenhs.nhs.uk/. The NHS is the largest employer in the UK, so there are many exciting opportunities.
RAF (Royal Air Force)- If you want to find out about becoming a fighter pilot, engineer, or about a huge variety of other jobs/careers in the RAF visit http://www.raf.mod.uk/careers/or www.welbeck.mod.uk
Retail - www.skillsmartretail.com – The Sector Skills Council responsible for the Retail sector.
Royal Navy- Fancy working on a battleship or a nuclear submarine? Find out about these, along with a huge variety of other career opportunities in the Royal Navy by going to http://www.royalnavy.mod.uk/careers/
Science Careers - There is a growing demand in our country for people from a scientific background. For careers in science check out http://www.futuremorph.org
Sizewell/British Energy- To find out about career opportunities at Sizewell or working elsewhere for British Energy, go to http://www.british-energy.co.uk/pagetemplate.php?pid=262
Sports- For careers involving sports/active leisure go to http://www.skillsactive.com/careers