Job profile – Become a Forensic Scientist

Entry requires a good Honours degree in biology, chemistry, forensic science or a related subject. The Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences accredits university courses so it might be worth looking out for these at an early stage. For degree entry you will usually require at least 2 A levels/3 H grades, including Biology and/or Chemistry,… Read more »


National Careers Week: Become a Cyber Security Expert

In honour of National Careers Week 2019, we’re profiling some of the latest jobs from Careers 2019. Last in the list of roles is Cyber Security Expert, download a PDF of this job profile here: Cyber Security Expert profile   Qualifications and courses It is possible for school leavers to enter this profession through an entry-level… Read more »


National Careers Week: Become a Barista

In honour of National Careers Week 2019, we’re profiling some of the latest jobs from Careers 2019. Next in the list of roles is Barista, download a PDF of this job profile here: Barista job profile   Qualifications and courses There are no formal qualifications for this role, although most employers will expect you to have… Read more »


National Careers Week: Become a PE Teacher

In honour of National Careers Week 2019, we’re profiling some of the latest jobs from Careers 2019. Next in the list of roles is PE Teacher, download a PDF of this job profile here: PE Teacher job profile:   Qualifications and courses Most people enter this profession by undertaking Initial Teacher Education or Training (ITET)… Read more »


National Careers Week: Become a Robotics Engineer

In honour of National Careers Week 2019, we’re profiling some of the latest jobs from Careers 2019. Next in the list of roles is Robotics Engineer, download a PDF of this job profile here: Robotics Engineer job profile:   Qualifications and courses Most entrants have a bachelor’s degree in robotics, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering or computer… Read more »



Job profile – Become a Personal Assistant

Entry level: 4 Qualifications and courses There are no specific qualifications required but employers do want you to have a good standard of general education, including GCSE/National 5 passes in English and Maths. A business-related BTEC or HND could help you find a position with greater responsibilities. You may find it useful to have an NVQ… Read more »


Finding your first job

Finding that first job can be tough. In a vicious circle of no experience, no job, no experience, where should you start? Something to talk about So, what have you done with your life so far? Perhaps you’re a busy achiever with activities each and every day. Or maybe you’re a quiet homebody who likes… Read more »


Job profile – Become an Architect

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Entry level: 6 Qualifications and courses Professional architects must be registered with the Architects Registration Board (ARB). The main route to qualification is through a RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects)/ARB-recognised degree. Minimum entry requirements are 3 A levels/H grades which should be drawn from academic fields of study. In addition you must have passed… Read more »


Job profile – Become a Midwife

Careers 2019

Entry level: 6 Qualifications and courses All midwives must hold a degree in midwifery that has been approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC). Entry requirements for degree courses depend upon the individual university but you will usually need 2 A levels/3 H grades, ideally including a science-based subject, and 5 GCSEs/National 5s (C… Read more »