Jobs by Subject

Pupils receive expert help to gain the reading and writing skills they need to do well in all subjects. As a result, pupils make good progress

There is much joy in this school. Pupils value their teachers, and the rich and diverse community in which they learn

Teachers take account of individual pupils’ needs in their good lesson planning. They make sure that pupils, even those who arrive at unusual points in the school year, are quickly assimilated and make good progress

Teaching is strong in the sixth form. Teachers are extremely knowledgeable and passionate about their subjects. They show great commitment. Students are fulsome in their praise of the impact their teachers have had on their future education

Lessons are characterised by strong and positive relationships between pupils and teachers. Teachers know pupils well. Often teachers target the learning that individual pupils need because they know them so well

In key stages 1 and 2 teachers plan many opportunities for pupils to deepen their knowledge, understanding and skills.

Want some job ideas based on your favourite subject, click through the different subjects below to see what you need to have in order to do that job

Jobs where an interest in art is useful:-

  • Art Gallery Attendant
  • Art Shop Assistant
  • Clerical work in Arts Administration (you will also need ICT and English skills)
  • Display Designer/Window Dresser
  • Museum Attendant

Jobs where you will need good artistic or technical skills. You will usually need to go to college to develop these:-

  • Body Artist
  • Ceramic Decorator
  • Ceramic Pottery Maker
  • Engraver
  • Florist
  • Glassblower
  • Illustrator
  • Jeweller
  • Make-Up Artist
  • Model Maker
  • Signwriter
  • Stage Set Designer

Jobs where a degree or professional qualification is usually needed. You will usually need to go to University or a Specialist College:-

  • Architect
  • Art Therapist
  • Arts Administrator/Manager
  • Exhibition Designer
  • Fine Artist
  • Graphic Designer
  • Interior Designer
  • Landscape Architect
  • Museum Curator
  • Multimedia Designer
  • Teacher Lecturer

Jobs where an interest in Biology is useful:

  • Ambulance Care Assistant
  • Countryside Ranger Warden
  • Dog Groomer
  • Embalmer
  • Farm Worker
  • Gamekeeper
  • Gardener
  • Garden Centre Worker
  • Horse Groom
  • Hospital Porter  Pest Control Technician
  • Kennel Worker
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Support Worker
  • Zookeeper

Jobs where you will need good scientific or technical skills. You will usually need to go to college or take long periods of training to develop these:-

  • Ambulance Technician
  • Aromatherapist Beauty Therapist
  • Crime Scene Examiner
  • Dental Hygienist
  • Dental Nurse
  • Dental Technician
  • Farm Manager
  • Funeral Director
  • Hairdresser
  • Horse Riding Instructor
  • Laboratory Technician
  • Landscaper
  • Medical Laboratory Assistant
  • Medical Practice Manager
  • Medical Secretary
  • Nail Technician
  • Nutritional Therapist
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Paramedic
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Reflexologist
  • RSPCA Inspector
  • Vetinary Nurse

Jobs where you will need a degree or a professional qualification. You will usually need to go to university or a specialist college. You will often need to take further professional or postgraduate training:-

  • Biochemist
  • Biologist
  • Biomedical Scientist
  • Brewer
  • Dietician
  • Education Lecturer
  • Environmental Health Officer
  • Food Scientist
  • Forensic Scientist
  • Forest Manager
  • Health & Safety Adviser
  • Health Visitor
  • Medical Physicist
  • Midwife
  • Nurse
  • Oceanographer
  • Osteopath
  • Speech and Language Therapist

Jobs where you MUST have a degree and specialist training. You must be registered as a member of the profession:-

  • Chemist
  • Dentist
  • Doctor
  • Optician
  • Pharmacist
  • Physiotherapist
  • Radiographer
  • Surgeon
  • Teacher
  • Vetinary Surgeon

Jobs where an interest in business studies is useful. (Most jobs involving business studies need a reasonable standard of maths and organisation skills):-

  • Administrative Assistant
  • Antique Dealer
  • Bank Cashier
  • Bookmaker
  • Building Society Assistant
  • Car Salesperson
  • Civil Servant
  • Debt Collector
  • Greengrocer
  • Market Trader
  • Messenger
  • Milk Delivery Person
  • Newsagent
  • Publican
  • Sales Rep
  • Shopkeeper

Jobs where you will need good business, mathematical or technical skills. You will usually need to go to college or take long periods of training to develop these. (Jobs at this level are often given to people with degrees or those with experience of working in a business environment):-

  • Accounts Clerk
  • Arts Administrator
  • Book-Keeper
  • Bursar
  • Buyer
  • Conference Organiser
  • Customer Service Manager
  • Employment Agency Interviewer
  • Exhibition Organiser
  • Farm Manager
  • Financial Consultant
  • Funeral Director
  • Hotel Manager
  • Human Resources Officer
  • ICT Trainer
  • Insurance Broker
  • Insurance Loss Adjuster
  • Legal Secretary
  • Local Government Administrator
  • Market Research Executive
  • Marketing Manager
  • Medical Practice Manager
  • Payroll Clerk
  • Payroll Supervisor
  • Pensions Administrator
  • Public Relations Officer
  • Secretary
  • Supervisor
  • Tax Inspector
  • Warehouse Manager

Jobs where you will need a degree or professional training. You will usually need to go to university or take distance learning courses:-

  • Advertising Media Planner
  • Bank Manager
  • Lecturer
  • Technical Author

Jobs where you MUST take advanced qualifications and be registered as a member of the profession:-

  • Accountant
  • Actuary
  • Auditor
  • Teacher

Jobs where an interest in chemistry is useful:-

  • Chemical Plant Process Worker
  • Embalmer
  • Pest Control
  • Sewerage Treatment Plant Operator
  • Technician

Jobs where you will need good scientific or technical skills. You will usually need to go to college or take long periods of training to develop these:-

  • Air Conditioning Technician
  • Aromatherapist
  • Beauty Therapist
  • Crime Scene Examiner
  • Dental Hygienist
  • Firefighter
  • Laboratory Technician
  • Packing Technologist
  • Photographic Technician
  • Plumber
  • Quality Controller
  • Restorer
  • Textile Dyeing Technician

Jobs where you will need a degree or a professional qualification. You will usually need to go to university or a specialist college. You will often need to take further professional or postgraduate training:-

  • Biochemist
  • Brewer
  • Chiropractor
  • Dietician
  • Food Scientist
  • Forensic Scientist
  • Geologist
  • Health & Safety Adviser
  • Homeopath
  • Lecturer
  • Materials Engineer
  • Microbiologist
  • Petroleum Engineer

Jobs where you MUST have a degree and specialist training. You must be registered as a member of the profession:-

  • Chemist
  • Dentist
  • Doctor
  • Herbalist
  • Pharmacist
  • Teacher
  • Veterinary Surgeon

Jobs where an interest in childcare is useful:-

  • Childminder
  • Crossing Patrol Warden
  • Hospital Porter
  • Play Worker
  • School Midday Supervisor
  • Youth Worker

Jobs where you will need a good level of childcare skills. You will usually need to go to college or take long periods of training to develop your skills:-

  • Dental Hygienist
  • Nanny
  • Nursery Nurse
  • SureStart Worker

Jobs where you will need a degree or other advanced qualifications. You will often need to take further specialist training and be registered as a member of the profession:-

  • Children’s Librarian
  • Children’s Nurse
  • Drama Therapist
  • Health Education Specialist
  • Hearing Therapist
  • Hospital
  • Midwife
  • Paediatrician (Children’s Doctor)
  • Play Specialist
  • Play Therapist
  • School Nurse

Jobs where an interest in design and technology is useful:-

  • Bricklayer
  • Carpet Fitter
  • Fence Erector
  • Foundry Pattern Maker
  • Machinist
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Paint Sprayer
  • Picture Framer
  • Printer Sign Writer
  • Production Line Assembler
  • Support Worker
  • Tiler

Jobs where good design or technical skills are needed. You will usually need to go to college or take long periods of training to develop your skills:-

  • Blacksmith
  • Cabinet Maker
  • Carpenter
  • Ceramics Decorator
  • Engraver
  • Glassblower
  • Jeweller
  • Model Maker
  • Musical Instrument Maker
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Packaging Technologist
  • Photographic Technician

Jobs where a degree or other advanced qualification is needed. You will usually need to go to university or a specialist college. You will often need to take further specialist training:-

  • Advertising Executive
  • Aerospace Engineer
  • Architect
  • Brewer
  • CAD Draughtsman
  • Exhibition Designer
  • Fashion Designer
  • Graphic Designer
  • Interior Designer
  • Lecturer
  • Materials Engineer
  • Product Designer
  • Stage Set Designer
  • Teacher
  • Technical Author
  • Textile Designer

Jobs where an interest in Drama is useful:-

  • Cinema Usher Playworker
  • Stagehand Stunt Performer

Jobs where you will need good acting or technical skills. You will usually need to go to college or take long periods of training to develop these. (Jobs in these areas are usually given to those with lengthy work experience in the theatre):-

  • Actor Cameraman
  • Costume Designer
  • Entertainment Manager
  • Fashion Model
  • Floor Manager
  • Lighting Technician
  • Make-Up Artist
  • Production Assistant
  • Prop Maker
  • Sound Technician
  • Stage Manager
  • Stage Set Designer
  • Theatre Sound Engineer
  • Wardrobe Assistant

Jobs where you will need a degree or a professional qualification. You will usually need to go to university or a specialist college:-

  • Arts Administrator
  • Drama Therapist
  • Lecturer
  • Teacher

Drama skills can also be useful in any job where communication is important:-

  • Public Relations Assistant
  • Sales Person
  • Trainer

Jobs where an interest in electronics is useful:-

  • DIY Shop Assistant
  • Electricity Generation Worker
  • Electronics Industry Assembler
  • Machine Setter
  • Maintenance Fitter
  • Printer Reprographics Assistant
  • Railway Fitter
  • Security System Installer
  • Warehouse Assistant

Jobs where you will need good technical skills. You will usually need to go to college or take long periods of training to develop your skills:-

  • Aerospace Engineering Technician
  • Chemical Engineering Technician
  • Computer Maintenance Technician
  • Electrician
  • Mechanical Engineering Technician
  • Naval Engineering Officer
  • Office Equipment Service Technician
  • Photographic Technician
  • Railway Signalling Technician
  • Telecommunications Technician
  • TV and Video Serviceman

Jobs where you will need a degree or other advanced qualifications. You will usually need to go to university or take professional training:-

  • CAD Draughtsman
  • Electronics Engineer
  • Health and Safety Adviser
  • Lecturer
  • Materials Engineer
  • Network Manager
  • Pilot
  • Product Designer
  • Quality Control Inspector
  • Teacher
  • Technical Author

Jobs where an interest in the environment is useful:-

  • Dog Warden
  • Fisherman
  • Forest Worker
  • Gamekeeper
  • Garden Centre Worker
  • Gardener
  • Ground Maintenance Worker
  • Park Ranger
  • Postman
  • Recycling Site Worker
  • Refuse Worker
  • Road Maintenance Worker
  • Street Cleaner
  • Tourist Guide

Jobs where you will need to have an understanding of the environment or good practical skills. You will usually need to go to college or take long periods of training:-

  • Coastguard
  • Farm Manager
  • Farm Secretary
  • Highways Agency Officer
  • Housing Officer
  • Outdoor Pursuit Instructor
  • RSPCA Inspector
  • Town Planning Technician

Jobs where you will need a degree or professional qualification. You will usually need to go to university or a specialist college:-

  • Arboriculturalist (Tree Specialist)
  • Archaeologist
  • Building Surveyor
  • Conservation Officer
  • Forestry Officer
  • Landscape Architect
  • Marine Biologist
  • Meteorologist  Lecturer
  • Structural Engineer
  • Teacher
  • Technical Surveyor
  • Town Planner
  • Vet

Jobs where an interest in food technology is useful:-

  • Canteen Assistant
  • Food Processing Worker
  • Greengrocer
  • Kitchen Assistant
  • Kitchen Porter
  • Packaging Operative
  • Publican
  • Waitress

Jobs where you will need skills in cooking or arranging food or other technical skills. You will usually need to go to college or take long periods of training:-

  • Armed Forces Cook
  • Baker
  • Catering Manager
  • Chef
  • Kitchen Supervisor

Jobs where you will need a degree or other advanced qualifications. You will usually need to go to university or a specialist college:-

  • Brewer
  • Dietician
  • Food Scientist
  • Lecturer
  • Nutritional Therapist
  • Teacher

Jobs where an interest in citizenship is useful:-

  • Court Usher
  • Debt Collector
  • Pest Control Technician
  • Security Guard
  • Store Detective
  • Traffic Warden

Jobs where you will need good technical or communication skills. You will usually need to go to college or take long periods of training. (Jobs at this level are often given to people with degrees):-

  • Assistant Immigration Officer
  • Bailiff
  • Civil Service Administrative Officer
  • Court Administrative Officer
  • Court Reporter
  • Education Welfare Officer
  • Equal Opportunities Officer
  • Human Resources Officer
  • Legal Secretary
  • Member of Parliament (long experience of voluntary work is needed)
  • Police Officer
  • Prison Officer
  • Probation Officer
  • Registrar
  • Tax Inspector
  • Trade Union Official
  • Trading Standards Officer

Jobs where you will need a degree or other advanced qualifications. You will usually need to go to university or take professional training:-

  • Barrister
  • Civil Service Permanent
  • Diplomat
  • Insurance Broker
  • Journalist
  • Lawyer
  • Lecturer
  • Secretary
  • Social Worker
  • Solicitor
  • Stockbroker
  • Teacher

Jobs where an interest in geography is useful:-

  • Airline Customer Service Agent
  • Bus Driver
  • Courier
  • Delivery Person
  • Fishing Vessel Skipper
  • Freight Forwarder
  • Ground Maintenance Person
  • Holiday Resort Representative
  • Lorry Driver
  • Park Ranger
  • Postman
  • Railway Station Assistant
  • Taxi Driver
  • Tourist Guide

Jobs where good geographical skills are needed. You will usually need to go to college to develop these:-

  • Coastguard
  • Distribution Manager
  • Estate Agent
  • Geological Technician
  • Outdoor Pursuits Instructor
  • Sales Person
  • Tourist Information Officer
  • Travel Agency

Jobs where a degree or other advanced qualification is needed. You will usually need to go to university or a specialist college:-

  • Building Control Surveyor
  • Cartographer (Map Maker)
  • Conservation Officer
  • Diplomatic Service Officer
  • Geologist
  • Lecturer
  • Meteorologist
  • Oceanographer
  • Teacher
  • Town Planner

Jobs where an interest in geology is useful:-

  • Ground Maintenance Worker
  • Miner
  • Park Ranger
  • Quarry Worker

Jobs where you will need good technical or practical skills. You will usually need to go to college or take long periods of training to develop your skills:-

  • Geological Technician
  • Jeweller
  • Oil Rig Driller
  • Sculptor

Jobs where you will need a degree or other advanced qualifications. You will usually need to go to university or take professional training:-

  • Archaeologist
  • Architect
  • Geologist
  • Geophysicist
  • Geotechnologist
  • Landscape Architect
  • Minerals Surveyor
  • Oceanographer
  • Petroleum Engineer
  • Town Planner

Jobs where an interest in hair and beauty is useful:-

  • Beauty Products Shop Assistant
  • Salon Assistant

Jobs where you will need good technical skills or a good understanding of the body are needed. You will usually need to go to college or take long periods of training to develop these:-

  • Aromatherapist
  • Beauty Consultant
  • Beauty Therapist
  • Hairdresser
  • Image Consultant
  • Make-up Artist
  • Massage Therapist
  • Nail Technician
  • Reflexologist
  • Tattoo Artist

Jobs where an interest in citizenship is useful:-

  • Care Assistant
  • Childminder
  • Community Worker
  • Health Care Assistant
  • Hospital Porter
  • Pest Control Technician
  • Play Worker
  • School Midday Supervisor
  • Sheltered Housing Warden
  • Youth Worker

Jobs where good skills and knowledge relating to health or care is needed. You will usually need to go to college or take long periods of training to develop these skills:-

  • Alexander Technique Practitioner
  • Aromatherapist
  • Dental Hygienist
  • Health and Fitness Instructor
  • Health Records Clerk
  • Medical Laboratory Assistant
  • Medical Practice Manager
  • Medical Secretary
  • Nursery Nurse
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Paramedic
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Police Officer
  • Prison Officer
  • Probation Officer

Jobs where you will need a degree or other advanced qualifications. You will usually need to go to university or a specialist college. (For many of these jobs you MUST be registered as a member of the profession):-

  • Acupuncturist
  • Art Therapist
  • Biomedical Scientist
  • Chiropodist
  • Chiropractor
  • Dentist
  • Dietician
  • Doctor
  • Environmental Health Officer
  • Health and Safety Adviser
  • Lecturer
  • Midwife
  • Nurse
  • Optician
  • Pharmacist
  • Physiotherapist
  • Psychologist
  • Radiographer
  • Reflexologist
  • Residential Social Worker
  • Speech Therapist
  • Teacher

Jobs where an interest in history is useful:-

  • Museum Attendant
  • Tourist Guide

Jobs where you will need good technical skills. You will usually need to go to college or take long periods of training:-

  • Costume Designer
  • Furniture Restorer
  • Interior Designer
  • Make-Up Artist
  • Stonemason
  • Wardrobe Assistant
  • Wig Maker

Jobs where you will need a degree or other advanced qualifications. You will usually need to go to university or a specialist college:-

  • Archaeologist  Archivist
  • Family History Researcher
  • Lecturer
  • Museum Curator
  • Teacher

Historical Research skills can also be useful in any jobs which require in depth research. (You will usually need a degree):-

  • Librarian
  • Television Programme Researcher
  • Text Book Editor
  • University Researcher

Jobs in ICT divide into three main types:-

  • Jobs involving building or maintaining hardware (computers / printers etc.)
  • Jobs involving developing or programming software.
  • Jobs involving using ICT software and hardware to carry out other work

Jobs where an interest in using ICT software (e.g. Word / Excel) is useful:-

  • Call Centre Assistant
  • Data Inputter
  • Hotel Receptionist
  • Office Administrator
  • Secretary
  • Word Processor

Jobs where you will need high levels of skill in using software. You will usually need to go to college to develop these skills:-

  • College Lecturer
  • ICT Trainer
  • Software Helpdesk Advisor

Jobs where you will be expected to use specialist software. You will usually need to go to university or take specialist training:-

  • CAD Draughtsman
  • Database Operations Manager
  • Graphic Designer
  • Medical Physicist
  • Operational Researcher
  • Web Designer

Jobs in building or maintaining hardware need good technical skills. You will usually need to go to college or take long periods of training to develop these:-

  • Computer Service Technician
  • ICT Technician
  • Maintenance Technician
  • Network Manager

Jobs in developing or programming software require good programming skills. You will need to know high level programming languages (e.g. C++) or specialist languages (e.g. HTML). You will usually need to go to college or university to develop these skills:-

  • Computer Programmer
  • Multimedia Designer
  • Software Developer
  • Systems Analyst

Jobs Where skills in Maths are Useful. (Most jobs involving mathematics need good number or money handling skills):-

  • Bank Cashier
  • Betting Shop Cashier
  • Building Society Assistant
  • Checkout Operator
  • Counter Clerk
  • Debt Collector
  • Post Office
  • Teaching Assistant

Jobs which need good mathematical or technical skills. You will usually need to go to college or take long periods of training. (Jobs at this level are often given to people with degrees or experience in number related work):-

  • Accounts Clerk
  • Air Traffic Controller
  • Book Keeper
  • Bursar
  • CAD Draughtsman
  • Electrician
  • Estate Agent
  • Market Research Assistant
  • Merchant Navy Deck Officer
  • Payroll Clerk
  • Payroll Supervisor
  • Pensions Administrator
  • Satellite System Technician
  • Secretary
  • Shop Manager
  • Tax Inspector
  • Trading Standards Officer

Jobs where you will need a degree or other advanced qualifications. You will usually need to go to university or a specialist college:-

  • Actuary
  • Aerospace Engineer
  • Architect
  • Bank Manager
  • Civil Engineer
  • Economist
  • Insurance Broker
  • Lecturer
  • Market Research Executive
  • Meteorologist
  • Network Manager
  • Operational Researcher
  • Physicist
  • Researcher
  • Statistician
  • Stockbroker

Jobs where you MUST have a degree or professional qualifications and be registered as a member of the profession:-

  • Accountant
  • Auditor
  • Financial Advisor
  • Teacher

Jobs where an interest in the media is useful:

  • Announcer
  • Cinema Projectionist
  • Cinema Usher
  • DJ
  • Roadie
  • Stunt Performer

Jobs where you will need good communication or technical skills. You will usually need to go to college or take long periods of training to develop your skills. (Jobs at this level are often given to people with degrees or lengthy experience):-

  • Actor
  • Cameraman
  • Costume Designer
  • Floor Manager
  • Journalist
  • Musician
  • News Reader
  • Photographer
  • Production Assistant
  • Promotions Manager
  • Sound Technician
  • Sports Commentator
  • Wardrobe Assistant

Jobs where you will need a degree or other advanced qualifications. You will usually need to go to university or a specialist college:-

  • Advertising Account Executive
  • Advertising Media Planner
  • Editor
  • Health Promotion Specialist
  • Lecturer
  • Public Relations Officer
  • Researcher
  • Teacher

Jobs for People Interested in Photography. Jobs in Photography usually need excellent photographic skills. You will usually need to go to college or university or develop your skills as a hobby alongside another job:-

  • Cameraman
  • Creative Advertising Assistant
  • Crime Scene Photographer
  • Fashion Photographer
  • Industrial Photographer
  • Medical Photographer
  • News Photographer
  • Photographer
  • Photographic Assistant
  • Photographic Technician

Jobs where good performance skills, effort and a willingness to work in the evening and at weekends are needed. Musicians also need money management skills:-

  • Band Member
  • Busker
  • Cathedral Organist
  • Conductor
  • DJ
  • Orchestral Player
  • Session Musician
  • Singer

Jobs where you need good technical or organisational skills. You will usually need to go to college to develop these:-

  • Event Organiser
  • Musical Instrument Maker
  • Promotions Manager
  • Roadie
  • Sound Engineer
  • Venue Manager

Jobs where you need good communication skills, as well as good musical skills and knowlege. You will usually need to go to University or a specialist college:-

  • Arranger / Orchestrator
  • Instrumental Instructor
  • Lecturer
  • Music Librarian
  • Music Teacher
  • Music Therapist

Jobs where an interest in languages is useful. (All jobs involving languages require at least basic knowledge of a foreign language):-

  • Air Cabin Crew
  • Airline Customer Service Assistant
  • Assistant Immigration Officer
  • Freight Forwarder
  • Hotel Receptionist
  • Resort Representative
  • Tourist Information Assistant
  • Travel Courier

Jobs where a good knowledge of a foreign language is required (alongside other skills). You will usually need to go to college to develop your skills. (Jobs at this level are often given to people with degrees):-

  • Bilingual Secretary
  • Communicator
  • European Commission Official
  • Immigration Officer
  • Interpreter
  • Teacher of English as a Foreign Language
  • Tour Manager
  • Travel Agency Consultant
  • Wine Merchant

Jobs where you will need a degree or other advanced qualifications. You will usually need to go to university or a specialist college:-

  • Business Language Trainer
  • Diplomatic Service Officer
  • Lecturer
  • Marketing Manager
  • Teacher
  • Translator

Jobs where an interest in PE is useful:-

  • Betting Shop Cashier
  • Bookmaker
  • Ground Maintenance Worker
  • Holiday Centre Worker
  • Horse Groom
  • Leisure Centre Assistant
  • Playworker
  • Royal Navy Rating
  • Stunt Performer

Jobs where a good physical fitness or specialist knowledge is required. You will usually need to go to college or take specialist training to develop your skills:-

  • Army Service Personnel
  • Coastguard
  • Diver
  • Firefighter
  • Health and Fitness Instructor
  • Horse Riding Instructor
  • Jockey
  • Lifeguard
  • Outdoor Activity Instructor
  • Police Officer
  • Royal Marines Commando
  • Sports Coach
  • Sportsperson

Jobs where you will need a degree or other advanced qualifications. You will usually go to university or a specialist college:-

  • Army Officer
  • Lecturer
  • Physiotherapist
  • RAF Officer
  • Sport and Exercise Scientist
  • Sports Development Officer
  • Teacher

Jobs where an interested in physics is useful:-

  • Electricity Distribution Worker
  • Factory Machinst
  • Satallite System Installer

Jobs where you will need a good understanding of physics ideas or good technical skills. You will usually need to go to college or take long periods of training to develop these:-

  • AA / RAC Repair Technician
  • Air Traffic Controller
  • Coastguard
  • Crime Scene Examiner
  • Electrician
  • Firefighter
  • Laboratory Technician
  • Lighting Technician
  • Motor Vehicle Mechanic
  • Plumber
  • Sound Technician
  • Television / Video Technician

Jobs where you will need a degree or other advanced qualifications. You may also need to take professional or postgraduate training:-

  • Aerospace Engineer
  • Architect
  • Astronomer
  • CAD Draughtsman
  • Chemist
  • Civil Engineer Geologist
  • Clinical Scientist
  • Doctor Product Designer
  • Health and Safety Adviser
  • Lecturer
  • Medical Physicist
  • Meteorologist  Physicist
  • Pilot
  • Radiographer
  • Research Assistant
  • Sound Engineer
  • Surgeon
  • Teacher
  • Vet

Jobs where an interest in RE or Philosophy is useful:-

  • Care Assistant
  • Crematorium Technician
  • Embalmer

Jobs where a good knowledge of religious or philosophical ideas, or good communication skills are needed. You will usually need to go to college, university or a specialist college to develop your skills:-

  • Charity Manager
  • Counsellor
  • Fundraiser
  • Funeral Director
  • Lecturer
  • Religious Leader
  • Teacher
  • Trading Standards Officer
  • Volunteer Organiser
  • YMCA Youth Worker

Jobs where an interest in Resistant Materials or Construction is useful:-

  • Bricklayer
  • Caretaker
  • Carpet Fitter
  • Construction Plant Operator
  • Demolition Operative
  • Factory Machinist
  • Fence Erector
  • Foundry Pattern Maker
  • Maintenance Fitter
  • Picture Framer
  • Plasterer
  • Production Line Assembler
  • Railway Fitter
  • Roofer Scaffolder
  • Security System Installer
  • Sheet Metal Worker
  • Steeplejack
  • Tiler
  • Welder

Jobs where you will need good technical or construction skills. You will usually need to go to college or take long periods of training to develop your skills:-

  • Blacksmith
  • Building Technician
  • Cabinet Maker
  • Carpenter / Joiner
  • Ceramic Pottery Maker
  • Clothing Pattern Cutter
  • Engraver
  • French Polisher
  • Glass Blower
  • Jeweller
  • Leather Technologist
  • Locksmith
  • Model Maker
  • Musical Instrument Maker
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Office Equipment Technician
  • Plumber
  • Prop Maker
  • Refrigeration Technician
  • Stage Set Construction Worker
  • Stonemason
  • Trading Standards Officer

Jobs where you will need a degree or other advanced qualifications. You will usually go to university or a specialist college:-

  • Aerospace Engineer
  • CAD Draughtsman
  • Civil Engineer
  • Exhibition Designer
  • Health and Safety Adviser
  • Lecturer
  • Materials Engineer
  • Product Designer
  • Teacher
  • Technical Author

Jobs where an interest in science is useful:-

  • Chemical Plant Process Worker
  • Diver
  • Embalmer
  • Farm Worker
  • Food Processing Worker
  • Forest Worker
  • Garden Centre Worker
  • Gardener
  • Ground Maintenance Worker
  • Guide Dog Trainer
  • Horse Groom
  • Kennel Assistant
  • Park Ranger
  • Pest Control Technician

Jobs where good scientific or technical skills are needed. You will usually need to go to college or take long periods of training to develop your skills:-

  • Air Traffic Controller
  • Aromatherapist
  • Beauty Therapist
  • Cellar Technician
  • Coastguard
  • Conservation Officer
  • Crime Scene Examiner
  • Dental Hygienist
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Electrician
  • Farm Manager
  • Firefighter
  • Hairdresser
  • Health Promotion Administrator
  • Horse Riding Instructor
  • Intensive Care Unit Technician
  • Laboratory Technician
  • Medical Laboratory Assistant
  • Nail Technician
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Packaging Technologist
  • Plumber

Jobs where you will need a degree or other advanced qualification. You will usually need to go to university or a specialist college:-

  • Aerospace Engineer
  • Archaeologist
  • Army / RAF Officer
  • Astronomer
  • Biochemist
  • Biologist
  • Brewer
  • Chemist
  • Chiropodist
  • Civil Engineer
  • Clinical Scientist
  • Dentist
  • Dietician
  • Doctor
  • Environmental Health Officer
  • Forensic Scientist
  • Geologist
  • Health and Safety Adviser
  • Health Visitor
  • Lecturer
  • Marine Biologist
  • Medical Physicist
  • Meteorologist
  • Microbiologist
  • Midwife
  • Nurse
  • Oceanographer
  • Operational Researcher
  • Optician
  • Pharmacist
  • Physicist
  • Physiotherapist
  • Pilot
  • Quality Control Inspector
  • Radiographer
  • Teacher
  • Technical Author
  • Vet

Jobs where an interest in people is useful:-

  • Care Assistant
  • Community Worker
  • Guide dog trainer
  • Hostel Warden
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Play worker
  • Sheltered Housing Warden
  • Support Worker
  • Welfare Assistant

Jobs where good communication skills or understanding of people are needed. You will usually need to go to college or take long periods of training to develop these:-

  • Adult Education Organiser
  • Careers Adviser
  • Connexions Personal Adviser
  • Equal Opportunities Officer
  • Housing Officer
  • Human Resources Officer
  • Immigration Assistant
  • Journalist
  • Local Government Administrator
  • Market Research Interviewer
  • Member of Parliament (long experience of voluntary work is needed)
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Police Officer
  • Probation Officer
  • Trade Union Official
  • Volunteer Organiser
  • Youth Worker

Jobs where you will need a degree or other advanced qualifications. You will usually go to university or a specialist college:-

  • Art Therapist
  • Consumer Scientist
  • Counsellor
  • Hospital Play Specialist
  • Lecturer
  • Market Research Executive
  • Nurse
  • Psychologist
  • Residential Social Worker
  • School Inspector
  • Speech and Language Therapist
  • Teacher
  • Town Planner

Jobs where an interest in statistics is useful:-

  • Betting Shop Cashier
  • Market Research Interviewer

Jobs where good statistical or mathematical skill are needed. You will usually need to go to college or take long periods of training to develop your skills:-

  • Elections Officer
  • Estimator
  • Funding Officer
  • Medical Records Clerk
  • Payroll Assistant
  • Pensions Assistant
  • Quality Control Inspector
  • Trading Standards Officer

Jobs where you will need a degree or equivalent qualification. You will usually need to go to University or a special college:-

  • Accountant
  • Actuary
  • Credit Analyst
  • Mathematician
  • Meteorologist
  • Psychologist
  • Statistician
  • Town Planner

Jobs where an interest in textiles is useful:-

  • Clothes Shop Assistant
  • Clothing Pattern Cutter
  • Clothing Presser
  • Fashion Model
  • Model Booker
  • Sewing Machinist
  • Textile Operative
  • Wardrobe Assistant
  • Window Dresser / Display Staff

Jobs where you will need good technical or specialist skills. You will usually need to go to college or take specialist training to develop these:-

  • Costume Designer
  • Dressmaker
  • Fashion Photographer
  • Fashion Production Assistant
  • Hand Clothing Alteration
  • Leather Technologist
  • Milliner
  • Shop Manager
  • Tailor
  • Textile Dyeing Technician
  • Textiles Technician
  • Upholsterer

Jobs where you will need a degree or other advanced qualifications. You will usually need to go to university or a specialist college:-

  • Colourist
  • Fashion Journalist
  • Garment Technologist
  • Interior Designer
  • Retail Buyer
  • Textile Designer
  • Textiles Fashion Designer

Jobs for Enthusiastic People. In all the jobs below, having a good attitude to work is a big advantage. You will need to be able to arrive at work on time, dressed in the right kind of clothes for the job. You will also need to be able to follow instructions. Jobs where you need to be good at dealing with people:-

  • Bar Person
  • Bowling Alley Assistant
  • Car Park Attendant
  • Care Assistant
  • Classroom Assistant
  • Hospital Porter
  • Hotel Porter
  • Railway Station Assistant
  • Receptionist
  • Theme Park Attendant

Jobs where you need to be good at working with money or numbers:-

  • Bar Person
  • Betting Shop Cashier
  • Bingo Caller
  • Market Stall Trader
  • Meter Reader
  • Milkman
  • Petrol Station Attendant
  • Shop Assistant

Jobs where you need to be good at making or mending things:-

  • Builder’s Labourer
  • Butcher Caretaker
  • Carpenter
  • Decorator
  • Florist’s Assistant
  • Gardener
  • Kitchen Assistant
  • Machinist
  • Plasterer
  • Welder

Jobs where you need to be able to work carefully:-

  • Airport Baggage Handler
  • Assembly Line Worker
  • Car Valet
  • Carpet Cleaner
  • Cleaner
  • Courier
  • Hotel Room Attendant
  • Messenger
  • Postman
  • Warehouse Assistant
  • Window Cleaner