Parent and student careers advice and guidance

A really helpful short video explaining the difference between the post 16 options

Heart of the South West

Heart of the South West updates this padlet with current news, guidance and events. It is very useful to keep an eye on for events happening in our region

Skills Launchpad Plymouth

Skills Launchpad Plymouth is a one-stop resource to help and inform people across Plymouth about opportunities available to them.


Amazing Apprenticeships provide Parent Packs and information all around apprenticeships.

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Find an apprenticeship using the Government centralised website

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Advice for Parents

Next Steps South West have a parents section on their website where you can also subscribe to their newsletter. This website is worth exploring for information about next steps, and has a focus on Higher Education.

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General Advice and Guidance

HOTSW (Heart of the South West), our Local Enterprise Provider publishes information for schools around Local Market Information (LMI) as well as a wealth of other information around our local economy in relation to jobs and improving the prosperity of our area. HOTSW are also responsible for the Careers Hub School agreement.

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Independent careers advice and guidance and guidance

Careers South West (CSW) and National Careers Service (NCS) provide advice around careers.

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Labour Market Information

See the Data Plymouth site for information on our local labour market. See which sectors are growing in our region.

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A Guide to Apprenticeships


Every student at Millbay Academy has a log-in for the Unifrog careers platform. This platform will stay with you throughout your time here and for two years after you leave school. Use Unifrog to search for careers, see potential pay, undertake quizzes to help you decide on career options, build CVs and log activities.

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