Parents Zone

The purpose of this section is to assist parents or guardians with their child’s future career plans and to provide information to assist in this.

The 3 crucial things to remember

1. Listen to your child
2. Try to understand their choices
3. Encourage them as much as possible

Career Search

Use Career Search to find out more about a career that interests you.

How can I help my child with their future career plan?

As a parent or guardian there is a lot that you can do to support your child and help them find the right career.

Some general tips to help encourage them:

  • Talk about their career ideas and future plans
  • Research a wide range of careers using our career selector.
  • Think about their Year 10, 12, 13 and post 14 options in good time and be aware of the applications deadlines.
  • Find out about entry requirements for school, college, university courses or jobs they are interested in.
  • Help develop their skills through school activities and other interests.
  • Find out about the world of work through work experience.
  • Visit their local careers office where they can speak with a careers adviser.


Your options

Select your age below to find out what options are available to you.