The following list shows a broad collection of websites serving careers education, advice and guidance resources.

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 National Careers Service https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/Pages/Home .aspxOccupational and sector information including job profiles. Also, CV help and online access to National Careers Service IAG services
UK education and training systemsProspectuses – usually available online –from colleges, universities, adult education providers, Work programme 
 Prospects www.prospects.ac.uk/The UK’s official graduate careers website. Information on entry routes into many graduate careers
 UCAS www.ucas.com/Information on courses at all UK universities and many post 16 education and training providers too. Provides application services across a range of subject areas and modes of study
 Apprenticeships http://www.gov.uk/topic/further-education- skills/apprenticeshipsInformation about apprenticeships for a range of users. Vacancy matching service available here.
 Do-it – Volunteering made easy www.do-it.org.uk/Local, national and international volunteering opportunities listed.
 National Council for Volunteering Opportunities www.ncvo.org.ukNCVO champions the voluntary sector and volunteering as they believe them essential for a better society.
 Department for Education http://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/departme nt-for-educationNews, information and policy regarding the UK education system.
 Education,Audiovisual and Cultural Executive Agency http://eacea.ec.europa.eu/index_en.The Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) is responsible for the management of certain parts of the EU’s funding programmes in the fields of education, culture, audiovisual, sport, citizenship and
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  volunteering. (status of this site for UK citizens will need to be reviewed once UK has left the EU.)
 Eures https://ec.europa.eu/eures/public/homepageEuropean job mobility portal. (status of this site for UK citizens will need to be reviewed once UK has left the EU.)
Current and predicted national labour marketDepartment for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for- business-energy-and-industrial-strategyInformation about government policy on business growth and improving skills.
 National Guidance Research Forum, Institute for Employment Research   http://www.warwick.ac.uk/ier/Institute for Employment Research – useful reports published periodically
 Federation for Industry Sector Skills and Standards http://fisss.org/Replacing the Alliance of Sector Skills Councils, FISSS has a broader remit than its predecessor. As well as representing the 18 Sector Skills Councils and 4 Sector Skills Bodies it now also has a remit to improve the quality assurance of apprenticeships and reinforce employer ownership of skills
 National Careers Service https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/Pages/Home .aspxProvides Job Market Information including average income and employment forecasts.
 https://www.shaw-trust.org.uk/Services/Fifty-PlusTAEN – The Age and Employment Network works to promote an effective labour market that serves the needs of people in mid and later life, employers and the economy. Now part of Shaw Trust
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 Confederation of British Industry www.cbi.org.uk/Produces reports and news articles commenting national economic trends.
 Office of National Statistics https://www.ons.gov.ukThe UK’s largest independent producer of official statistics and the recognised national statistical institute of the UK.
 Working Futures https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/ier/research/wf/The bi-annual Working Futures report was produced by the UK Commission for Employment and Skills which no longer exists. The IER at Warwick University are continuing on the work.
Local Enterprise PartnershipsCheshire and Warrington www.871candwep.co.ukIn England, local enterprise partnerships (LEPs) are voluntary partnerships between local authorities and businesses set up in 2011 by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills to help determine local economic priorities and lead economic growth and job creation within the local area.
 Greater Manchester www.gmlep.comWork alongside the Combined Authority to deliver the GM Strategy to sustain economic growth around a more connected, talented and greener city region, where all residents are able to contribute to and benefit from sustained prosperity and good quality of life
 Lancashire www.lancashirelep.co.ukFor the most up-to-date LMI for Lancashire see https://www.lancashireskillshub.co.uk/about- us/evidence-base/
 Liverpool City Region www.liverpoollep.orgIncludes information on identified economic growth sectors in the Liverpool city Region
Combined Authorities and Local AuthoritiesGreater Manchester Combined Authorityhttps://www.greatermanchester-ca.gov.uk/ Work alongside the Local Enterprise Partnership to deliver the GM Strategy to sustain economic growth around a more connected, talented and greener city region, where
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  all residents are able to contribute to and benefit from sustained prosperity and good quality of life
 Bolton https://www.bolton.gov.uk/jobs-skills-trainingLocal authority websites can provide links to vacancies with the local authority itself, but also with local organisations and initiatives to support job seekers
 Bury https://www.bury.gov.uk/index.aspx?articleid=10298 
 Manchester www.manchester.gov.uk 
 Oldham https://www.oldham.gov.uk/ 
 Rochdale http://www.rochdale.gov.uk/jobs-and- training/Pages/default.aspx 
 Salford https://www.salford.gov.uk/ 
 Stockport https://www.stockport.gov.uk/topic/jobs-training-and- skills 
 Tameside https://www.tameside.gov.uk/ 
 Trafford http://www.trafford.gov.uk/residents/residents.aspx 
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 Wigan https://www.wigan.gov.uk/index.aspx 
 Liverpool City Region Combined Authority https://liverpoolcityregion-ca.gov.uk/ 
 Halton https://www3.halton.gov.uk/Pages/Home.aspx 
 Knowsley https://www.knowsley.gov.uk/ 
 Liverpool https://liverpool.gov.uk/ 
 St Helens https://www.sthelens.gov.uk/ 
 Sefton https://www.sefton.gov.uk/ 
 Wirral http://www.wirral.gov.uk/ 
 Cheshire East https://www.cheshireeast.gov.uk/home.aspx 
 Cheshire West and Chester https://www.cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk/Home.aspx 
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 Warrington https://www.warrington.gov.uk/ 
 Lancashire https://www.lancashire.gov.uk/ 
 Blackburn with Darwen http://www.blackburn.gov.uk/Pages/Home.aspx 
 Blackpool https://www.blackpool.gov.uk/Home.aspx 
 Burnley https://www.burnley.gov.uk/ 
 Chorley http://main.chorley.gov.uk/ 
 Fylde http://www.fylde.gov.uk/ 
 Hyndburn https://www.hyndburnbc.gov.uk/ 
 Pendle https://www.pendle.gov.uk/ 
 Preston https://www.preston.gov.uk/ 
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 Ribble Valley https://www.ribblevalley.gov.uk/ 
 Rossendale https://www.rossendale.gov.uk/ 
 West Lancashire https://www.westlancs.gov.uk/ 
 Wyre http://www.wyre.gov.uk/ 
Current and predicted European labour marketCedefop www.cedefop.europa.euPapers available on the labour market in Europe – mainly focus on skills issues. (status of this site for UK citizens will need to be reviewed once UK has left the EU.)
 European Commission http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/web/main/homeProvides the European Union with a high-quality statistical information service. (status of this site for UK citizens will need to be reviewed once UK has left the EU.)
 OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) www.oecd.org/A forum for governments to work together to share experiences and seek solutions to common problems. Wide range of data available.
 Anyworkanywhere.com http://www.anyworkanywhere.com/Job search and resources for work and travel throughout the UK and worldwide.
Media sourcesFor example, Newspaper websites www.bbc.co.uk See separate media outlets list for more detailsArticles that provide overview and reference to reports, etc.
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Sector Skills CouncilsCogent www.cogentskills.comScience sector
 Construction Industry Training Board www.citb.co.ukFor up-to-date careers and labour market information about the construction sector see https://www.goconstruct.org/
 Creative and Cultural Skills https://ccskills.org.uk 
 Screen Skills https://www.screenskills.com/ 
 Energy and Utility Skills www.euskills.co.uk 
 Institute of the Motor Industry www.theimi.org.uk 
 LANTRA www.lantra.co.ukLand based industries
 National Skills Academy for Food and Drink www.nsafd.co.uk 
 SEMTA www.semta.org.ukScience, Engineering and Manufacturing
 Skills Active www.skillsactive.comLeisure
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 Skills for Care www.skillsforcare.org.uk 
 Skills for Health www.skillsforhealth.org.uk 
 Skills for Justice https://www.sfjuk.com/ 
 Skills for Logistics www.skillsforlogistics.co.uk 
 Tech Partnership www.thetechpartnership.com(formerly E-skills)
Other Useful SitesThe Bridge Greater Manchester www.bridgegm.co.uk‘Leading the journey to a work ready Greater Manchester’
 British Dental Association www.bda.org 
 Careersbox www.careeersbox.co.uk‘Careers films on the web’
 Careers in Sport www.careers-in-sport.co.uk 
 Creative England www.creativeengland.co.uk 
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 Engineering UK www.engineeringuk.com 
 Higher Education Careers Service Unit https://www.hecsu.ac.uk/ 
 Hospitality Guild www.hospitalityguild.co.uk 
 I Could www.icould.comCareers films to watch on the web and the BUZZ quiz
 Local Government Jobs www.lgjobs.com 
 National Health Services Careers www.healthcareers.nhs.uk 
 Nursing and Midwifery Council www.nmc.org.uk 
 People 1st www.people1st.co.ukInformation about careers in hospitality, retail and transport
 The Science Council www.sciencecouncil.org 
 UCAS www.ucas.comInformation about higher education including degree apprenticeships ad