Lewisham Council - Careers education

Careers advice

Useful websites for those aged 14 to 19 wanting advice on education, employment and training.

This weekly bulletin provides a list of job and training opportunities for young people in Lewisham.

The National Careers Service provides information, advice and guidance to help you make decisions on learning, training and work opportunities. The service offers confidential, helpful and impartial advice, supported by qualified careers advisers.  

I Could
Careers website with short videos giving information on a wide range of different careers. 

Careers Box
National online careers film and video library with real people to help students, teachers, parents and other professional advisors. 

ApprenticeshipsInformation regarding apprenticeships available in different work areas. 

South London BusinessProvides young people (between the ages of 16–18) with paid work and training with partner organisations and education providers.  

University and Colleges Admission Service (UCAS)
Up-to-date information on Higher Education courses including degrees. Useful for checking entry requirements for particular courses.

Best course for meCareers information linked to degree courses. Help for those trying to decide which university course to select.

Student Finance
Application portal for student loans and related information.

Information on Tuition Fees
Independent guide on new arrangements for student loans by Martyn Lewis.

Not going to Uni
Information about apprenticeships, gap years options, training and employment opportunities for young people.

Business LinkInformation and advice on starting up your own business​.


14–19 Participation Team
Lewisham Library
199 201 Lewisham High Street
Se13 6lg
020 8314 7549


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