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Resources for National Careers Week 2024

National Careers Week (NCW) is next week – Monday 4th to Saturday 9th March.

To support you during NCW, we’ll be sending you an email each day for you to share directly with your students – each one focusing on a different industry. We’ll cover:

  • Monday: Law

  • Tuesday: Banking, finance and accountancy

  • Wednesday: Engineering

  • Thursday: Tech

  • Friday: Entertainment

Below, you’ll find more resources to help during NCW and throughout the year…

Share our pre-NCW newsletter with your students
We have sent a pre-NCW newsletter to our student subscribers, packed with careers prep tips and links. If you’d like to share this with your students now, copy and paste the following link to your students:


If they don’t already have one, encourage them to sign up for account on our website so they receive our emails. They can sign up here: https://successatschool.org/

Resources from our store – discount code
Achieve the Gatsby benchmarks in the classroom with our high-quality print resources. Use the voucher code NCW24 at the checkout before the end of February for 30% off our guides (selected products, see below).

Subject careers guides
Our fourth edition subject careers guides cover 19 subjects, helping you get employability into the curriculum. Discount applies to physical copy sets and physical/digital bundles. View now in shop.

Also available: Subject posters
Our colourful posters brighten up your classroom while linking careers to the curriculum. Options include: subject skills and subject destinations. Available in sets and individually. View now in shop.

Top 5 links for your website
Cover key careers topics by adding these 5 links to the career pages of your school/college website – simply copy and paste the text below.

If you’re not able to do this yourself, send this pre-prepared email to your school/college website manager or IT technician (just change the email address to their email address, sign your name and edit as appropriate).

Career Zones. Check out the 33 Career Zones on our website to learn about the industries you could go into, the different roles available in them, plus how to train for your dream job. Link: https://successatschool.org/career-zones

Types of apprenticeships. Make sure you know the four apprenticeship levels, the entry requirements, qualifications you could gain and the kinds of roles you could go into. Link: https://successatschool.org/advice/types-of-apprenticeships/716

Pros and cons of university. If the rise of apprenticeships has left you confused about university, it may be a good idea to weigh up the pros and cons of uni and think about how they relate to your personal goals. Link: https://successatschool.org/advice/pros-and-cons-of-university/926

are T-levels? T-levels are a new post-16 qualification which you can choose from when you finish your GCSEs, providing technical and practical skills for the workplace. Link: https://successatschool.org/advice/what-are-t-levels/1256

Project manager job profile. According to job site Indeed, this is the best job in the UK in 2024, based on things such as number of opportunities, salary and flexibility. Link:https://successatschool.org/advice/project-manager/1526

Share apprenticeship opportunities with your students
From accountancy to property, energy to the armed forces, there are loads of apprenticeships to apply for on the Success at School website right now. Have a look and see what opportunities might be relevant to your students.

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