Services to Schools and Young People

2nd Chance
2nd Chance is a charity working for young people who are not in education, employment or training (NEET). By providing them with a structured learning, training and working environment, 2nd Chance offers these young men and women secure and supported routes into employment.


4YP offer impartial, careers information and guidance, intensive support and mentoring and youth work services. 4YP offer a professional specialist resource available to schools, local authorities, further education institutions, companies and individuals.

Active Informatics
Active Informatics brings data to life. Our innovative applications support careers advice, student services and employer engagement teams, both in secondary schools and further education providers with access to real-time Labour Market Information and government data.  Learn more at our website:

Adviza is a charity delivering services to support young people and others making important decisions in their lives.  We provide a comprehensive range of careers services and products to schools and colleges across the Thames Valley and beyond, and offer individual guidance sessions for young people, parents and graduates. 

A careers advice service with articles on apprenticeships, traineeships etc. AllAboutSchoolLeavers also publish the latest news from various industries and sectors, and have a regularly updated jobs board.

Aspire-igen (Shine Careers Service)
A Matrix accredited careers service with 20 years' experience across Yorkshire & the Humber and the North of England. We provide professionally qualified, innovative careers advisers for schools, colleges and training providers. We work with you to establish the most effective package of CEIAG support mapped to national frameworks and Gatsby benchmarks. Services include 1-to-1 personal guidance, careers and employability workshops, careers events and Careers Leader consultation. 

The Big Bang
The Big Bang programme exists to inspire future scientists and engineers. The programme is made up of national, regional, local and school level fairs, with The Big Bang UK Young Scientists & Engineers Fair taking place in March each year. 

Bizenko is an online subscription service for individuals as they prepare to move from education into employment. We aim to boost employability skills, and in particular commercial awareness in order that the individual can make better career choices, and thereafter be a more valued employee.

Career Camel
A Careers Site For Students, Graduates & School Leavers Offering Jobs, Internships, Advice & Courses

Career Connect
Career Connect is a social enterprise that delivers high quality careers products and services, to local Schools, Colleges and Academies through consultancy, training and direct facilitation. A network of independent Professional Advisers delivers impartial CEIAG.

CareerMap makes finding early career opportunities a simple and easy process for school, college and university leavers. CareerMap is also useful for people simply looking for a career change. If you’re looking for a credible alternative to full-time study, CareerMap can provide you with a wide variety of opportunities from Apprenticeships, Courses and Graduate Programmes. There really is something for everyone.
CareerMap not only exposes you to a wide range of career opportunities but they also provide advice, guidance and support that enables you to make an informed decision about your future and career options.
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Career North Ltd
Career North can help you assess if your careers education meets the standards of the new framework and help you provide the highest quality independent information, advice and guidance for your pupils.

Careers Advice for Parents
A completely independent 'one stop shop' for parents, carers and teachers who want to understand the competing choices that are available to school and college leavers in 2014.

Careers South West
CSW is the leading provider of IAG services in Cornwall, Devon and Somerset with a reputation for quality and value for money. We work with schools/colleges across the South West region. We work with schools/colleges across the South West region supporting them to achieve excellence in Careers Education. Services include face-to-face advice as well as a comprehensive range of products and services.

Careers4U is a completely independent careers library featuring interviews with young employees, apprentices and entrepreneurs who have been filmed in the workplace so you can see what their working life is really like.


CASCAID’s mission is to help anyone, anywhere in the world, to create a successful future through self-knowledge, exploration, and planning. With 50 years’ experience in the careers and education industry, CASCAID has helped millions of students and adults become future ready with our suite of online programs. 

Cegnet is a long-established, free and independent online community for those delivering CEIAG.  The site has content from a wide range of organisations and encourages the involvement of practitioners, who can sign up for newsletters, join in discussions on the blog and social media, share news, events and resources. 

EngineeringUK is an independent organisation that promotes the vital contribution of engineers, engineering and technology in our society. EngineeringUK partners business and industry, government and the wider science and engineering community: producing evidence on the state of engineering, sharing knowledge within engineering and inspiring young people to choose a career in engineering, matching employers’ demand for skills.

Booking inspirational speakers for school talks has never been easier.
It’s never been easier or quicker to connect your students with founders of successful, growing businesses to help them prepare for the jobs and the growth sectors that will be relevant when they leave education. Take just 10 minutes today to book speakers for a memorable session this term – plus it’s free! 
Students aged 8-19 benefit from:
• presentations from real-life role models who can demonstrate the relevance and connection of what is taught in classroom with careers - because they are creating the jobs right now!
• the opportunity to consider business as a viable career choice
• gaining an understanding of what jobs actually entail
Improving the life chances of students by connecting them to business leaders.

Future First
Future First is a charity that helps state schools and colleges to build and engage an alumni community. These former students then return to support those still there as relatable career role models, mentors, work experience providers, donors and more. 

Future Morph
This site has been designed to show young people that science and maths related subjects can equip them with the skills and knowledge they need to make them employable in the future job market, whether they become scientists or engineers, or move into other areas of employment.

Futures is a not-for-profit company and one of the leading employment and skills organisations in the East Midlands. We make it possible for people to realise their career aspirations through the delivery of a range of high quality products and services. Based in Nottingham we work with a wide range of partners, employers, schools and colleges across the country.

Henshaws College
Henshaws College in Harrogate offers high quality, specialist further education for students with disabilities, specialising in visual impairment. Personalised programmes enable students to reach their maximum level of independence and gain vocational skills to support transition into adult life.

icould is a small, dynamic charity, providing career inspiration and information for young people. We show what is possible in work and offer different ways to think about careers through free access to over 1000 personal video stories, detailed job information, plus practical tips, insight and advice.

Inside Knowledge
Inside Knowledge is a specialist training organisation that organises and delivers Career Tasters, Interview, Leadership, Communication and Employability Skills workshops in schools. Our mission is to raise young people’s aspirations, motivate and equip  them with transferable skills and help them make informed decisions about their future and boost their employability.

Inspiring the Future
Inspiring the Future is a free scheme which aims to give all young people the chance to meet a wide range of people and get insights into different jobs and careers – from apprentices to CEOs, actors to zoologists. In the first year 75% of state schools have signed up, as have 3,500 companies and 12,500 volunteers and numbers are increasing rapidly.

The JGA Group
With the JGA group ( the school pays only for what is needed when it is needed. This is uniquely cost and quality effective. “This year, for the first time, students have been stopping me to say how useful their careers interview has been.” Hd of Year 11, Canons High School.

Morrisby Organisation
We are leaders in the supply and development of assessment tools for schools/colleges and careers services, offering a range of assessment tools to support CEIAG programmes from years 8 – 13. Choose from the flagship Morrisby Profile and CourseFinder or web-based products: Morrisby Online, Fast Tomato and UK CourseFinder.

Moving On Magazine
Moving On magazine is packed with a wide range of unbiased information for young people about careers and qualifications. Each issue covers apprenticeships, work experience, gap years, further education, university and more. Experts in the industry, including UCAS, Sector Skills Councils, the Student Loan Company and the National Apprenticeship Service, write and support our interesting and varied editorial. Visit our website or subscribe to receive regular print copies of Moving On to share with young people who need inspiration:

My Future Starts Here
My Future Starts Here is an innovative, independent matrix- accredited careers company. We provide impartial, high quality information and guidance to individuals, schools, colleges and other organisations. Our links with business offer valuable insights into emerging labour markets, and we aim to inspire creative thinking, career resilience and aspiration.

MyKindaFuture bring industry 'Challenges' into the classroom, supporting teachers subjects. 'Challenges' lead to industry work experiences for students with companies including BT, Lego, Cisco, Lloyds, Accenture, KPMG, NAS, NCS and many more. MyKindaCrowd have won the UK's most prestigious Social Enterprise awards for connecting with diverse groups of young people.

National Space Academy
The National Space Academy is funded to support STEM uptake with a particular focus on the UK space sector, and runs careers events at the National Space Centre and other venues focusing on careers relating to space in areas such as Engineering, Astrophysics, and Earth observation science.

Not Going to Uni is now the UK's leading website dedicated to helping school & college leavers make informed decisions about their future by showing the opportunities that exist outside of traditional university such as apprenticeships, sponsored degrees, diplomas, gap years, distance learning and jobs and more.

One Education
One Future CEIAG
Inspiring young people, transforming lives
Putting children first is at the heart of everything we do at One Education. We believe passionately in the potential of schools to transform young people's lives. One Future is a high quality, independent and impartial careers advice and guidance service that prepares young people for an ever changing world of work, raising aspirations and driving achievement.

Panjango - an exciting FREE resource which offers a radically different approach to careers education and gives learning context and purpose by directly linking the curriculum to work-related challenges. The resource enables students to learn about the world of work in an interactive and engaging virtual learning environment whilst developing the knowledge, skills and experience needed to thrive in life after school. In addition to providing Careers Information on all sectors, is unique in guiding students through work-related challenges helping them develop the knowledge, skills and experience needed to thrive in life after school.

Prospects is a dynamic and enterprising group providing a wide range of education, employment and training services in the UK and internationally. At the heart of what we do is the drive to improve the life chances, abilities and aspirations of everyone we support. Each year we touch the lives of more than a million people through our extensive range of high quality services.

The team behind the much-loved Push website visit hundreds of schools each year running award-winning presentations and workshops to help raise students' skills and make better informed choices. Aimed mostly at post-16 and covering university and employability, they are engaging, informative and humorous with follow-up support.

Scotland's Enterprising Schools
Supported by Scottish Government through Scotland CAN DO, Scotland’s Enterprising Schools offers schools a ‘one-stop-shop’ online resource to help them develop a whole-school approach to enterprise and entrepreneurial thinking. It recognises schools, both primary and secondary, for their work in the area of enterprise education and provides a platform for sharing good practice. Schools are encouraged to self-evaluate using a Professional Reflection tool to help them measure where they are on their enterprise journey and set actions for improvement. 
To assist schools a wealth of resources are available on the website including case studies, learning materials, links to relevant literature and a wide range of partners who can help them deliver appropriate learning opportunities for children and young people.

Student of the Year Awards
The Student of the Year Awards is an annual programme supported by DfE, BIS, Mayor of London and various education organisations. They celebrate the achievements of Year 12 school and FE college students across a range of academic and vocational subjects. Entries can be put forward by any teacher or tutor and are made online on the awards website. Deadline for 2016 entries is Thursday 24th March. All shortlisted students, plus their nominating teacher and a parent or guardian, are invited as guests to awards ceremony lunch on 28th June in London. Please do disseminate this information within your institution and put forward great students for nomination! For further help, call the awards team on 020 3394 1841.

Success at School
Success at School is a careers site for students, aged 13-18, to explore jobs, pick up work & study advice, connect with employers, and search for jobs and work experience.  The site is designed for students to investigate multiple pathways into work, from apprenticeships to university and beyond.

Sunbeam Productions
Ride Of Your Life is a refreshing new careers film intended for use by CEIAG professionals in schools, colleges and universities. The ultimate purpose of the film is to help students build positive behaviours and attitudes that are relevant to an ever changing and extremely challenging employment market.

Surf In2 Careers
Provides and mediates all-age, parent and professional information from Career Companion; a national independent and impartial web review service. This is complemented at local or regional level by Resource Companion; a content management portal designed to bespoke more specific web-based media and documentation.

Tomorrow’s Engineers
Tomorrow’s Engineers is a one stop shop for information and resources about the amazing careers available in engineering. We also run a schools programme to help inspire the next generation of engineers.

Tribal is a high quality provider of careers services and products. Matrix accredited, our careers services to schools help students progress to positive destinations whilst helping schools build their own capacity to meet their careers IAG obligations.

UCAS Progress
Although you’ll be familiar with UCAS – the admissions service for undergraduates – you may not have heard of UCAS Progress, and the work we are doing to help young people make the right decisions after their GCSEs. Through UCAS Progress, we’re helping all young people – not just those looking to go on to higher education – by giving them access to impartial information and advice, and the ability to search and apply for all post-16 destinations.

U-Explore enables schools to deal with one national supplier for all of their careers requirements. Providing access to inspirational web resources for students, schemes of work for staff, tracking tools to evidence careers delivery, the provision of an online or face to face local advisor, and on site support to build a careers strategy, U-Explore is here to support schools with all elements of delivering a great careers programme.

Working Options in Education
Working Options in Education is a registered charity with a focus on career education. We engage, inspire and motivate sixth form students to realise their full potential and consider employment opportunities in the food, drink and retail industry. We do this by running free motivation and information sessions at state sixth form colleges led by volunteer speakers from industry and through an online careers information hub

Worktree is a non-profit organisation on a mission to help young people succeed in work by engaging employers in their education. Their World of Work snappy card games have been developed by non-profit education business partnership to raise aspirations and improve employability.