Career Paths Booklet V1.0 20151020

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    NOTE: All information in this document is subject to change and personal interpretation,

    please use it with this in mind, but I hope you find it useful. Copyright Adrian L Mills 2015

    Student Career Path Examples:

    How to get to where

    you want to go

    for Your Career.

    Date: 05/10/2015

    Version V1.0 Roles

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    Index

    http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/YoungPeople/index.htm

    What is in this guide?

    See the career options available with different roles and

    qualifications and the qualifications you need at each stage, but

    remember there are many other factors affecting your career.

    Pg. 3 Illustrative career paths index

    Pg. 32 Sample Salaries & Qualifications

    Pg. 33 Create your own path!

    University:To go to university you will have to get minimum number of A-

    Levels with the appropriate grade

    e.g.: 4 A-Level @ Grade A / B or

    3 A-Level @ Grade C or above

    It will vary a lot depending on the course and needs to be

    checked for the degree you want to do

    Activities/Sports etc and any work you do whilst at School will all

    help you in your opportunities to get work and a University

    Place.

    Subjects:Certain courses/careers will require special subjects to be

    studied i.e technical roles will require Maths, English and

    Science subjects at certain grades. Foreign languages are

    always useful and appropriate artistic subjects for artistic roles.

    ExperienceExperience counts for a lot; part-time work, summer jobs and

    voluntary jobs are all helpful and builds on experience. Sporting

    and other achievement also count. E.g. Duke of Edinburgh

    Award, Chief Scout, County/National sports events etc.

    Salaries:Included in this guide are only for guidance and will vary

    considerably. Factors will include: Location, Shift Work, On Call,

    Unsociable Hours, Special Working Arrangements and Special

    Contract Negotiations. Note salaries quoted may not be current.

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    Illustrative Career PathsIllustrative Career Paths:These career paths are illustrative and all factors may vary, there are

    many other considerations including but not limited to:

    - Location

    - Economical circumstances ( jobs available, etc.)

    - Making the most of opportunities

    - Personal commitment

    - Updates/input please send to Adrian_Mills1@btinternet.com

    Index of jobs listed:Pg. 4 Army (Armed Forces)

    Pg. 5 Accounting & Finance

    Pg. 6 Acting/Music/Performing Arts/Dance

    Pg. 7 Commercial Pilot

    Pg. 8 Computer Systems Developer

    Pg. 9 Dentistry

    Pg. 10 Delivery Driver

    Pg. 11 Electrician/Plumbing

    Pg. 12 Engineering (Mechanical/Production/Electrical)

    Pg. 13 Environmental Role

    Pg. 14 Farming/Agriculture

    Pg. 15 Fire-fighter

    Pg. 16 Hairdresser

    Pg.17 Investment Banking

    Pg. 18 Journalist /communications/ Media

    Pg. 19 Law / Legal Profession

    Pg. 20 Medical Career

    Pg. 21 Nursing

    Pg. 22 Police Officer

    Pg. 23 Public Transport

    Pg. 24 Retail and Sales

    Pg. 25 Social Worker

    Pg. 26 Sports Coach

    Pg. 27 Sports Physiotherapist

    Pg. 28 Primary & Secondary School Teaching

    Pg. 29 University Lecturer (Teaching & Research)

    Pg. 30 Blue Chip Corporate Graduate

    Pg. 31 Unskilled Work/Unemployment Benefit

    Education

    Further Education/ Qualifications

    Final Role

    Sidesteps

    Temporary Jobs

    Different Paths all other colours

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    Army (Armed Forces)

    5 A* / C GCSEs(Maths, English)

    16 18 yrs

    A-Level Maths, English, Science,

    History, Geography, IT or PE

    Squadron

    Selection Board

    Degree- Core Subjects -

    Maths, History, Geography, Sciences,

    Business

    Officer Selection Board

    - Sandhurst (18-24 yrs, ~15k)

    General

    Private~15k

    Lance Corporal

    Corporal

    Sergeant

    Warrant Officer 1

    Warrant Officer 2

    Colour Sergeant 2nd Lieutenant~24 40k

    Lieutenant

    Major

    Lieutenant Colonel

    Colonel

    Captain

    Army Cadet Force

    http://www.army.mod.uk/join/join.aspx

    http://www.royalnavy.mod.uk/Careers/Careers-Introduction

    http://www.raf.mod.uk/careers/

    Very important This career path is only indicative and all factors will be dependant on number other

    influences, it is your responsibility to check relevant websites for more detailed information.

    5 y

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    10 15yrs

    Vocational Course

    i.e Public Services

    16-18yrs

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    GCSE(Maths, English)

    Financial

    Consultancy

    Chartered

    Institute of

    Accounting

    Course

    Various

    Commercial Roles

    Finance Director~100k+

    Qualified Commercial

    Accountant~50k+

    Accounting & Finance

    CMA Cost &

    Management

    Accountant

    Graduate

    Trainee

    Accounting

    Firm

    Graduate

    Trainee

    Commercial

    Firm

    Qualified Chartered

    Accountant~60k+

    University DegreeAge 18 22yrs

    Accounts Cleric

    BookkeeperAge 18 65yrs: ~25k

    A-Level Book Keeping

    Course

    Pass Pass

    http://www.careers-in-accounting.com/

    http://www.collegegrad.com/career/accountingcareer.shtml

    Very important This career path is only indicative and all factors will be dependant on number other

    influences, it is your responsibility to check relevant websites for more detailed information.

    Company Schemes

    i.e PWC

    ABB-ACC required

    Accounting

    Apprenticeship5 GCSEs A*-C

    including B in maths

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    GCSE

    A-LevelPreferred Subjects:

    Drama/ Media etc

    University / Stage

    School

    Performance Arts

    Degree (Drama, etc.)Age: 18-22 yrs

    Own Production/

    Solo Show~5 30k+

    Production

    (Theater/Stage/Film)~20 40k (or Hollywood Star)

    - Ad-Hoc Work

    - Adverts~5 1,000 /hour

    Part Time Work(To Pay the Bills)

    Need:

    - Agent

    - Portfolio

    Obtain an

    Equity Card

    School Production/

    Show/Performance

    Amateur Production/

    Show/Performance

    University

    Production/

    Show/Performance

    Part-Time

    Productions/

    Acting/

    Performance

    http://www.equity.org.uk/jobs-career/

    http://actorscentre.co.uk/

    Acting/Music/Performing Arts/Dance

    Note: Acting/

    Performing

    jobs can mean

    that you may

    be unemployed

    50% to 80%.

    Very important This career path is only indicative and all factors will be dependant on number other

    influences, it is your responsibility to check relevant websites for more detailed information.

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    GCSE

    (Grade A*-C)

    A-Level

    (Physics preferred)

    Private Pilot

    Licence

    University

    RAF Pilot/

    Armed Forces

    Airline Pilot

    Training Scheme

    Fixed WingHelicopter

    Co-Pilot Airline~50k

    Fully Qualified Pilot

    Private Pilot

    Contract Pilot

    Helicopter

    Commercial/

    Contract Pilot~50k+

    Chief Pilot~120 150k

    Airline Captain Other Flying Roles

    Airline Management/

    Operations

    Commercial Pilot

    http://www.balpa.org/Become-A-Pilot.aspx

    http://www.bafuturepilot.com/

    Test Pilot~60k +

    Airline Flight

    Attendantup to 25k

    Very important This career path is only indicative and all factors will be dependant on number other

    influences, it is your responsibility to check relevant websites for more detailed information.

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    GSCE(inc. Maths, Science, English)

    University Degree

    Computer Science related18 23 yrs

    Product Developer2 5yrs

    A-Level (inc. Maths)

    1st Appointment: IT Development2 5yrs, Age 25 - 30

    Graduate Trainee Scheme1 2 yrs, Age 23 25yrs, ~15 30k

    IT Product / Application Strategy Director~100k +

    Computer Systems Developer

    Application Developer2 5 yrs

    Application Development

    Team Leader2 5yrs

    Product Development Team

    Leader2 5 yrs

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    http://www.prospects.ac.uk/systems_developer_job_description.htm

    http://www.iap.org.uk/main/a-career-in-it/

    Very important This career path is only indicative and all factors will be dependant on number other

    influences, it is your responsibility to check relevant websites for more detailed information.

    Vocational Course

    Computing/IT

    16-18 yrs

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    5 A*- C GSCE(inc. Science)

    College 3 A levels

    (Inc. Biology)

    Hygenist / Therapist18k - 22k for 3 years

    Dentistry

    NVQ Level 3Dental Nursing - 2 Years

    Own Practice~30k - 100k +

    1 yr FND Course

    Dental Science

    Qualified Hygenist30k - 50k

    Dental Nurse~16k - 24k

    Manager~18k - 22k

    Head Nurse~20k - 24k

    University Dentistry5 Years

    Specialist2 Years

    Dentist~50k - 120k

    Specialist80k - 120k

    Very important This career path is only indicative and all factors will be dependant on number other

    influenc