Careers Advice is not just for Young People, Parents/Carers also need support to help young people make tough and challenging decisions.Careers advice for parentsis a website that has been set up by careers professionals and recommended by the UK Career Development Institute. ‘Careers Advice for Parents aims to give you an easy-to-read overview of all the essential facts on finding jobs and apprenticeships or choosing further and higher education courses which could make a real difference to your child’s future career prospects.’
This particular site is aimed at parents or guardians of young people who are faced with, or who will be faced with, making decisions about their options post 18.Parent Advisorinformation about all of the options post 18, including apprenticeships and gap years, as well as Higher Education.
iCouldprovide a range of good articles in one place that examines the range of choices available to young people at 16 and 18, these are specifically targeted at parents and carers.
Finally you can download the Parents guide to careers from the National Careers Service which has lots of useful information on a range of topics from GCSE and A Level choices as well as Apprenticeships, University and Student Finance.