Talking with your child about careers is one of the best ways to help. Encourage your child to explore ideas and find out about different pathways.
It also really helps if you understand the different options open to you child. Young people face a very different set of choices and challenges from a generation ago, so it’s worth getting to grips with the options today. Exploring this site is a good place to start but you can ask about careers at school parents or options evenings.
All schools and colleges in Greater Manchester have a careers leader who is in charge of the careers programme. Some schools and colleges will also have impartial careers advisers who offer information, advice and guidance for students from Year 8 onwards. Look on your child’s school or college website for more details and to see how they can help.