In the Rivers Academy Post 16 you have access to a wide range of CEIAG. The careers service, the sixth form team, and many other specialists are on hand to help you make the right decision when you finish studying here, whether you want to go to university, an apprenticeship, or into employment. The following websites and vital tips on marketing yourself, both before and at interviews, will help you maximize your future potential.


Offer a wide range of services including help in creating your CV to applications for a range of different apprenticeships. https://www.ulas.co.uk/

Outsource Training

Rivers have worked closely with Outsource Training who offer a wide range of apprenticeships in different industries. http://www.outsourcetraining.org/?

Career Map

Identifies apprenticeship opportunities within a selected geographic area and has useful links for further advice and information about apprenticeships. http://careermap.co.uk/

National Apprenticeship Service

Offer guidance and a wide range of information regarding apprenticeship with links to current opportunities. http://www.apprenticeships.org.uk/

Government Websites

Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (DBIS)
The remit of DBIS covers post-19 learning, boosting take up of new technologies and delivering the skills businesses need. http://www.dius.gov.uk

Department for Education (DFE)
Responsible for education and children's services. http://www.education.gov.uk

Apprenticeship Ambassadors Network (AAN)
This website supports the work of the Apprenticeships Task Force, which aims to ensure that the Apprenticeships programme responds to the changing needs of employers and young people.

Business Link
The Business Link website is an easy to use business support, advice and information service. http://www.businesslink.gov.uk

Connexions - National Careers Service
A support service for young people aged in England. The National Careers Service can offer advice on anything from choosing the right courses and careers. Call 0800 100 900 or visit  https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/Pages/Home.aspx