Further careers information

Other useful information and career related links.

Engineering career links

Inside careers new window

Working with Engineering UK, inside careers provides authoritative information on careers in engineering and technology fields.

Work experience links

Shell step new window

Shell step is a UK programme offering undergraduate project based work within small to medium sized businesses.

Prospects new window

Advice for graduates, careers information and work experience guidance.

Further help and guidance

ACAS new window

The Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (ACAS) provides advice and guidance on employment and workplace issues and dispute mediation.

Equal rights commission new window

Information on rights in learning, training and work as well as advice and guidance.

Learn Direct Advice new window

General advice on careers and courses.

Sector skills councils

SummitSkills new window

SummitSkills is the sector skills council for the building services engineering sector, which encompasses the electrotechnical, heating, ventilating, air conditioning, refrigeration and plumbing industries.

e-skills UK new window

e-skills UK is the sector skills council for IT and telecoms.

Cogent new window

Cogent is the sector skills council for the oil and gas, petroleum, chemicals, polymer and nuclear sectors.

SEMTA Sector Skills Council new window

The sector skills council for science, engineering and manufacturing technologies. A source of information on training, development, standards and qualifications across science, engineering and manufacturing.

Energy and utility skills new window

Energy and utility skills is the sector skills council for the electricity, gas, waste management and water industries.


naric new window

Agency responsible for providing information and UK equivalency on vocational, academic and professional skills and qualifications.

Specific areas of interest

SFIA new window

The Skills Framework for the Information Age (SFIA) provides a common framework for the identification for skills in ICT.