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Advice

Career ideas

Use Unifrog to help you make decisions regarding future careers.

Careers advice

If you need careers advice please see Mrs Higgott, the school’s Careers Coordinator, who is available in the Careers Library on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Her contact details are k.higgott@keaston.bham.sch.uk and telephone number 0121 327 1130 (ext. 233).

Additionally, you can get support from the National Careers Service. Their careers advisers can talk to you about your choices online or over the phone on 0800 100 900. Advisers are available from 8 am to 10 pm.

Also, you can get help from Birmingham Careers Service if:

  • You have left school.
  • Are aged 16 to 19 (up to 25 if you have a learning difficulty or disability). 
  • Are unemployed and looking for a college course, job, training or apprenticeship.

This service is available at their Birmingham Careers Service outreach venues.

Careers information

In addition to the resources in the school’s careers library and the resources included in the different sections of these careers web pages, you can use the following to research career ideas:

  • National Careers Service Job Profiles: these provide detailed information about different careers, for example, what the job involves, salary details and entry requirements.
  • Careersbox: this is a free online library of careers related film, news and information. Provides online case studies that show real people doing real jobs and gives an insight into careers across all sectors.
  • Icould: free, online careers videos showing the career journeys taken by a wide range of people.
  • Heath Careers (NHS): helps explore hundreds of NHS careers.
  • Tomorrow’s engineers: helps explore engineering options.