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Career Leaders - How Careerpilot can make your job easier - and help you meet Gatsby!

Careerpilot - One, free, award-winning*, careers site for 11-19 year old students, parents, teachers and advisers - designed by career practitioners


Watch a 4 minute overview of Careerpilot recently shown at the Ed Tech CDI event https://youtu.be/9nc1IX3sFuQ

Careerpilot - Making the role of the Career Leader easier

Careerpilot - helping students become managers of their own careers

As careers professional we want students to be ready for their future careers. We have a video we use with students to explain the key things they can do to become managers of their own careers.

The Careerpilot site is structured with these stages in mind, offering students a process they can return to whenever they are making a career decision. 

Helping schools to meet the Gatsby Benchmarks

Ten reasons why you should use Careerpilot

Download: 10 reasons why you should use Careerpilot

Careerpilot is a suite of web tools:

Student Zone

Careerpilot provides information and advice about all options for 14, 16 and 18 year olds, including apprenticeshipscollegehigher level study, etc.

The website also includes tools to help young people know more about themselves, their options and to help plan their next steps

  • ‘job sector quiz’ to help them decide what’s important to them
  • A ‘start with a subject’ tool that will show them where a subject they love could lead (subject teachers could use .these too)
  • ‘Skills Profile’ so they know their skills ready for applications and personal statements.
  • Information on lots of job sectors, with 100s of job profiles, showing salary, what’s involved, will this job grow, etc.
  • A tool where they can search for courses and apprenticeships.
  • The Career Tools Report is where students save their choices, skills and plans and create a great report which will move up with them every year. Teachers can see the report through the Reporting Zone

Parent Zone

The Careerpilot Parent Zone helps parents/carers get answers to the career questions they want to ask, about


Adviser Zone

Resources to support delivery and the Gatsby Benchmarks including:

Reporting  Zone

  • Available to subscribing school on completion of a Data Sharing Agreement the Reporting Zone enables a Career Leader to:
  • View reports of the choices young people are making;
  • Add actions and comments to a student’s report – which is then also visible to the students.

How to get access to Careerpilot:

The site is free to use in the South of England, funded through 20 universities and 6 Uni Connects. Schools outside this area can access Careerpilot for a small, annual subscription.

Careerpilot can help you with all aspects of your Career Leader role:

Careerpilot can be used by all those supporting careers:

Careerpilot can be embedded right across the school and be used by all those involved in supporting careers.

*CDI Award 2018 - For Careers and Employability website