Careers and Education in Worcestershire

Careers Advice

Worcestershire Careers Central

Making a decision on which career route to take can be very difficult and overwhelming. It is quite usual for young people to have a lot of questions about the opportunities and pathways available to them.

Why not use the following website to discover more about the different pathways available and discover which career you are most suited to, as well as what your career options are in Worcestershire.

Worcestershire Careers Central website

Worcestershire Careers Central (link opens in a new window)

The Worcestershire Careers Central website provides career advice for young people and parents/carers. The site will give you information about the key careers in Worcestershire that are most likely to have a larger number of jobs over the next few years. These are known as Worcestershire's Key Growth Sectors. There is lots of information on the qualifications needed for these job roles as well as information about the tasks involved in carrying out the job, the estimated working hours and the salary guidelines.

PLANit Global

PLANit Global offer personal, business specific, person specific careers information from local employers and provide information on the different roles within that business from employees themselves. They also display a stream of career opportunities in Worcestershire that are live and put up by local businesses.


PLANit Global (link opens in a new window)

Monster Career Advice

Whether you're looking to change careers or simply want to know what interview questions to prepare for, Monster career advice provides you with useful advice and tips for all aspects of work life

Monster Career Advice (link opens in a new window)

Careers Inspiration

Sometimes it’s hard to know what steps to take to move on in work and life. It is hard if you have lost your job, have never been in work, need help to find a new direction or support to take the right steps. Careers Inspiration provides information that is local to you and offers a tailored service to support you in making the right career decisions.

Careers Inspiration (link opens in a new window)

No idea what your dream job is?

No problem! Use the websites below to search for career ideas, advice and tips. Start thinking about your future career and discover what you’re like and what job role is most suited to you

Careers of the future - West Midlands (link opens in a new window)

You can also discover over 800 different job roles and profiles, find out about the skills and qualifications needed to get into that job, what the work would be like, the pay you could expect and what the career prospects are.

National Careers Service Job Profiles (link opens in a new window)

Are you still not sure?

Why not chat with an adviser about any concerns or questions you may have

Chat with an Advisor (link opens in a new window)

To find out which educational establishments offer the course you are looking for:

UCAS Progress Course Search (link opens in a new window)

Educational Pathways

Have you found the career that is right for you but don't know which education pathway to take to ensure you are fully qualified for your dream job?

Click through to other sections in our website to help find what you are looking for

Apprenticeships in Worcestershire

Further Education Opportunities in Worcestershire

Higher Education Opportunities in Worcestershire