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Career ideas

Discover different careers and get ideas about the type of work you might like.

Explore different careers

Look at different types of jobs to get ideas or see the many ways to get your dream job.

You can find out what each job involves and work out if it's right for you.

Explore careers on the National Careers Service website.

Take a careers assessment

Answer some questions to see a list of careers you might enjoy.

An assessment is a great place to start if you're not sure what kind of job you're interested in.

Start an assessment on the National Careers Service website.

Use labour market information (LMI)

Labour market information (LMI) is any data about working in the UK, such as statistics, facts and figures about jobs.

Looking at LMI could help you choose a job or career path, gain confidence to decide your next steps or set goals that are realistic and suitable for you.

Explore labour market information on the LMI for All website.

Get careers advice

A careers adviser can help you:

  • take the first step in your career
  • work out what jobs you might enjoy
  • change jobs or progress in your current career
  • decide on an ideal training choice

Speak to a National Careers Service adviser.

Found a career that suits you?

If you've discovered some careers you're interested in, there are a few steps you could take to move towards your goal.

Find out which education and training options can lead to your dream job.

If you've got an idea of the type of work you're looking for, you can start searching for vacancies near you.