Further Information for Parents

The links below are to independent sources of careers guidance and information and have been selected to help you support your child with career development and future planning.

Parents are also welcome to contact Mrs Semlyen, the Head of Careers, directly with any questions on semlyenm@dovercollege.org.uk

Career Pilot: What are the Choices for my Child at 16?

UCAS: Post-16 Education & Training Parents’ Guide

Kent Choices: Resources for Parents & Carers

UCAS: Parent, Guardian, and Carer Guide to University

Student Finance: Guide for Parents

Amazing Apprenticeships: Parent & Carer Zone

Apprenticeships: Support for Parents & Guardians

Labour Market Information

Labour Market information helps provide data and statistics about the present and future employment and industry trends. It is used to inform the careers provision at the school as it enables students to make informed decisions about their future and helps them understand the current job market and which skills are in demand.

LMI Resources

Start Profile: Kent & Medway LMI: Discover the LMI and employment trends in the Kent & Medway area.

CXK: Top Ten Jobs in Kent: Explore the largest, highest paying, and fastest growing occupations in different areas across Kent.

National Careers Service Job Profiles: Discover entry routes, average salary, typical hours, and career progression for a huge range of job sectors.

Get Involved

We are always keen to engage with parents and guardians who are interested in helping us inform and educate pupils about careers. We encourage parents/guardians to offer careers talks, work experience placements, mock interviews, visits to your workplace, and so on.  If you would like to get involved, please contact us.