Jobs, careers and skills information sites

We think you will find the following links useful, but please note that Cheshire East Council accepts no responsibility for external sites or their contents.

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Careers guidance, training and job searching

  • Careers Gateway How to launch a career and evaluate options; virtual career show,quizzes and advice for HR professionals
  • Career planning A guide on the benefits of a career plan by the University of York
  • Cheshire East jobs, careers and volunteering Careers information, including apprenticeships, volunteering, work experience, graduate programme and vacancies
  • CSCS test (Construction Skills Certification Scheme) - Online resource for construction industry candidates preparing for the CSCS Health, Safety and Environment test. Register an account online and track your progress
  • Find a job Help from Gov.UK for anyone needing a job, training, carers, childcare or voluntary work. Formerly Universal Jobmatch
  • How to become... Guides from CoursesOnline covering what a role entails, the qualifications needed for it, potential earnings, and more.
  • Jobs and Careers Magazine Jobs and information on training and education
  • National Careers Service Information, advice and guidance to help make decisions on learning, training and work opportunities. Includes a Skills Health Check and a CV Builder, as well as information on redundancy, returning to work and working overseas
  • Prospects Careers, courses and job opportunities for graduates
  • Working, jobs and pensions Information from Gov.UK

CVs, covering letters and interviews



  • Prince's Trust  Operates an Enterprise Programme providing money and support to help young people start up in business
  • Shell LiveWire Helps 16-30 year olds to start and develop their business


Other relevant sites

  • 10 Employee Rights You Should Know Free guide, including Covid-19 advice
  • Equality and Human Rights Commission In case of discrimination
  • FutureLearn Free online courses from top universities and specialist organisations on a wide variety of subjects and skills areas
  • Incomes Data Services Independent research organisation providing information on pay and conditions, employment law and personnel matters
  • I Resign Useful advice for those intending to resign from their job; selection of resignation letters. Provides links to jobfinder sites and a career guide service
  • Online Plus from Learn My Way is designed to give you confidence to find and apply for jobs or create a CV online, as well as shopping and socialising online

See also our Business and Enterprise page.