Information for Parents, Carers and Supporters.

At CAVC we recognise the key role that parents, Carers and Supporters play in helping their young person make educational and career related decisions. We are committed to delivering a full and varied programme of career and next step events as well as ensuring every learner has access to expert advice and guidance.

We work in partnership with you to ensure that our learners understand the skills and qualifications they need to enter the world of work.

Useful Websites and Resources

There is a lot of information out there and it can be difficult to know where to start! Here at Careers & Ideas we are here to provide impartial advice and guidance at every step of the way, you can get in touch with the team at

Below you will find information on some of the best places to find careers related information and guidance to help your young person to make informed decisions on their next steps.



Career Pilot offers Careers information and tools for 11-19 year olds in one place. Good for Career matching quizzes, job sectors and finding out about future education and career options.


Careers Wales has a sectional for parents, Carers and guardians to help support your child to make career decisions. Here you can access webinars and resources to help support with Career education.


Real life career videos, information and advice to help inspire choices and increase opportunity awareness. Click here


Information and opportunities for those not wishing to go to University after college, here we see what else is on offer.

Here you can find lots of useful resources and information on how to support students applying to university.


An apprenticeship can be a great option for students leaving full-time education. It’s a route that allows them to earn while they learn, get invaluable on the job experience and gain a nationally recognised qualification.

Amazing Apprenticeships have a great parent zone with useful tips for parents and carers, make sure you check out the podcasts too!