Parents - Essential help and advice

Careerpilot

Careerpilot is an impartial website that provides a wealth of information for you to utilise when exploring your child's future. Whether your child is set on their career choices or is still unsure what to do, you can use Careerpilot to help explore their future.

The Careerpilot Parent Zone provides you with information regarding your child's study and work whilst also presenting answers to the most frequently asked parent questions. 

Within the Job sectors section, you can click on an area of work that your child may be interested in working in. You can then find general info, key facts, and routes into a career. Included in this section is 'job profiles' and it's here that you can click on any job and you'll find lots of information regarding entry requirements, salary, skills required, duties, typical working hours and progression possibilities.

Looking for the next step in your child's education? Find a Provider allows you to look for education providers across the region. Simply filter according to your provider preference such as University, Further Education College, Schools and Sixth Forms or select a specific provider

Qualifications - It can appear complicated but the Careerpilot Qualifications page lists all qualifications from school stage all the way through higher education options. Does your child like to learn through written work or prefer a more practical approach? This section also handily breaks down qualifications into general academic, vocational and work-based learning!

Video stories enables you and your child to view real accounts of real people! Perfect for the young person used to viewing life through a screen, this section provides valuable information on a whole host of themes including GCSEs, A levels, Apprenticeships, Foundation Degrees, Masters qualifications, Access courses, the UCAS process, disability support and lots lots more!

If you need to boost your confidence in helping your child make informed decisions, then take the Parent Zone Quiz to brush up on some vital knowledge. 

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