Thinking about your next step in education, training or employment? We will show you available opportunities and support services – helping you to make an informed choice.


The best place to start is to think about what you are good at and enjoy. Build a profile of your skills and interests using Career Pilot's Skills Map - and then explore the types of job roles that you may be well suited for on Career Pilot's Job Sector page.

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It makes good sense to spend some time in the types of industry that interest you. 


The National Careers Services provides information, advice and guidance to help with decisions on learning, training and work. If you are thinking about an apprenticeship and would like some help and advice, you can speak to an adviser using their webchat service. The service is open from 8am to 10pm, 7 days a week.

The National Careers service also collect information about the labout market in your local area, which can help you identifiy how particular industries are performing in your area and where career opportunies exist.  Click the image opposite to download >


Volunteering can be very rewarding for personal development and gaining skills for the workplace. Search for Somerset volunteering opportunities here.




Your Future Sorted is a provider directory covering Somerset and Dorset providing information of future training and career options, training provider details and information on apprenticeships, traineeships, T-Levels and other programmes.




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There  are many different ways to develop the knowledge and skills you need for an exciting career. 

For more info, we recommend two guides - Your Future (Choices for 16-19 year olds) and the Employability and Skills Guide

When you are ready to start applying for work, you may wish to read Somerset Skills & Learning's Job Hunting - A Guide to Success. This handy booklet offers recruitment ideas, CV writing tips and interview skills. 


Support for SEND Learners

​The Preparing for Adulthood scheme, funded by the Department for Education (DfE), supports young people with SEND as they move into adulthood. Their website includes lots of useful information, advice and opportunities. Please also see our Imagine the Possibilities Resources.

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