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I want some help planning my career

I want some information on careers I am interested in

A-Z of information

Use the A-Z Careers to help you find out useful information about your career ideas. You will find it useful to explore your career ideas and find out about:                                    

  • Work involved and different job roles
  • Skills and qualities you need
  • Qualifications and training
  • Employment opportunities
  • Other careers that are related
  • Useful websites and resources

This will help you think about your next steps and plans and also increase your awareness of other careers that might interest you.  Use the information on Career Sectors in Guernsey  to help you check opportunities for learning, training and employment.KUDOS This link opens in a new browser window

You can also use KUDOS to help generate some career ideas that match your interests. You will need to use your Log-in given to you by your Careers Teacher.

If you are not sure of your Log-in, ask your Careers Teacher or .

My Island & Beyond

You may want to find out whether the careers that interest you, are available in Guernsey/Alderney or whether you will need to consider opportunities outside the island. Learning about the local labour market helps you check how easy it might be to get a job and where you can work.

The annual Careers Show can help you find out more about employers and the different job roles they offer. You will get chance to visit the Careers Show with your school as well as going along with your parents /friends in your own time.

Finding out about My Island - Labour market facts and figures will help you check how many people work in different sectors in the island.

I know what I want to do but I need some advice on my next step

Getting advice

You may have an idea of where you want to get to but to help your reach your goal, you need some information and advice.

Use the A-Z search in KUDOS to help you get some information about possible education and training routes for your career idea. You will need to use your Log-in given to you by your Careers Teacher. KUDOS This link opens in a new browser window

If you are not sure of your Log-in, ask your Careers Teacher or .

A Careers Adviser can help you

A Careers Adviser can help you with up to date information, advice and guidance about your next steps and help you work out an action plan that is right for you.

 

I don't know what I want to do

Don't worry!

Many young people at this age are unsure of what they want to do. There is a lot of choice out there and it can be difficult knowing what might suit you.

Explore your interests

A good place to start is to use find out some suggestions of careers that might suit you. You can use KUDOS to help you. 

You can create a profile of things you like and dislike, subjects and types of work which will help create a list of suggested careers for you. This gives you a good starting point to explore things more and feel more confident about what things might suit you.

You will need to use your KUDOS Log-in given to you by your Careers Teacher. KUDOS This link opens in a new browser window

If you are not sure of your Log-in, ask your Careers Teacher or .

You can also think about the subjects you enjoy and which careers relate to these

Careers using subjects you like

Career Worlds - Explore your interests            Plotr logo


A Careers Adviser can help you!

You can speak with a Careers Adviser at school, or you can visit Careers Guernsey to meet up with a Careers Adviser. 

A Careers Adviser can help you find out more about yourself, give you more confidence with your decisions, provide reliable and up to date information and help you feel more motivated towards your goal.

Find out more about how careers advice and guidance can help you. Benefits of careers advice and guidance

I want to be inspired!

Be inspired!

Take a look at the Direction Magazine showcasing people living in Guernsey and the exciting roles they are working in.

pdf icon Direction Magazine [7Mb]