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Careers advice

Useful websites for those aged 14 to 19 wanting advice on education, employment and training.

Baseline
Baseline provides support and advice for young people aged 16–18 (up to 25 years old for those with additional needs) not in employment, education or training (NEET). 

The National Careers Service
The National Careers Service provides information, advice and guidance to help you make decisions on learning, training and work opportunities. The service offers confidential, helpful and impartial advice, supported by qualified careers advisers. 

I Could

Careers website with short videos giving information on a wide range of different careers. 

Careers Box
National online careers film and video library with real people to help students, teachers, parents and other professional advisors. 

Apprenticeships
Information regarding apprenticeships available in different work areas. 

South London Business
Provides young people (between the ages of 16–18) with paid work and training with partner organisations and education providers.  

University and Colleges Admission Service (UCAS)
Up-to-date information on Higher Education courses including degrees. Useful for checking entry requirements for particular courses.

Student Finance
Application portal for student loans and related information.

Information on Tuition Fees
Independent guide on new arrangements for student loans by Martyn Lewis.

Not going to Uni
Information about apprenticeships, gap years options, training and employment opportunities for young people.

Business Link
Information and advice on starting up your own business.

Contact

Participation Team

Lewisham Library 199 201, Lewisham High Street, Hither Green, London, SE13 6LG
Telephone: 020 8314 7549
Email: baseline@lewisham.gov.uk