Post-16 Advice

If you are unsure of where to start when it comes to careers, here you will find a range of resources to help give you advice on which career path best suits your interests, qualifications and skills as well as show you all different pathway options available after year 11.

Post-16 Options Advice from DFE

Careerometer LMI

Use the Careerometer to compare different jobs — salary, working hours, etc.

Labour Market Information (LMI) is a useful tool to help research future jobs in the local area, understand the skills needed for certain roles and the demand for future employment.

Why is Labour Market Information Important to Young People?

‘It is vital, in an environment where new industries are emerging and many of the most important jobs of the future don’t yet exist, that individuals have access to high-quality labour market information and earnings data to underpin their choices’. Anne Milton MP





Join @JCPinSouthYorks on Twitter on Thursday 12th August from 4pm – 6pm for #ResultsDaySouthYorks. 

This will be a platform for advice and opportunities for those getting their GCSE and A Level results.


We’ve compiled a list of resources which we hope will give you a good range of advice about different career pathways available after Year 11.


Kudos is designed to help you explore your possible career directions and learn about your future options.

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Fledglink gets you prepared for life after education, helps you make better decisions and then lands you the ideal job – all from a single app.

Success at School

Success at School is the place for young people to explore careers, get the lowdown on top employers, and search for the latest jobs, courses and advice.

Target Careers

Target careers futurewise is here to help school leavers make decisions about their future. Explore options for careers, university or apprenticeships and get help applying successfully.

icould uses the power of personal stories to inform young people’s career choices.

Run by the Education and Employers charity as part of Inspiring The Future, can be used as a standalone resource or to support Inspiring The Future’s core activities.

Skills Health Check

Use the ‘skills health check’ to see what careers might best suit you.

Careers Box

Careersbox is the national careers film library, a free careers resource showing hundreds of real people doing real jobs.

BBC Bitesize Careers

Whether you’re deciding what to study, taking your exams, planning a career, or just curious, we’re here to explain the world of work, with advice from people who’ve found the right path for them.

Informed Choices

Offers guidance on the subjects that students should choose at 16 if they wish to pursue a degree in a certain area. It includes a brand new tool for pupils to test out different combinations of post-16 subjects to see which degrees they may open up.

Career Map

Careermag for School Leavers is a must-read!


LifeSkills/Progressions UK study programmes are post 16 education and training programmes to help you get the training, support and skills and confidence you need to progress into the world of work.

Rotherham United

At Rotherham United Sports College we deliver a number of high quality academic programmes of study in Further and Higher Education. 

Career Map

Morthyng Group Limited is a registered charity and voluntary sector training provider. Morthyng is a ‘not for profit’ organisation that has supported the training of young people and adults.