Start in Leeds

Start - Online Careers and Learning Resource

Start in Leeds will help you and your child to understand the choices that young people face as they progress through their education and in to employment. You will find a wide range of information and advice about study pathways and careers.

Start in Leeds is designed to help young people make excellent choices, to discover their future and navigate their career pathway through education and in to the world of work.

Start in Leeds can help young people:

- Find jobs that match their skills, qualities, interests and work preferences and understand what different careers are like, including earning potential and the qualifications required for the job.

- Search live, local apprenticeship opportunities matched to their areas of interest.

- See which businesses are recruiting in their area in order to understand local employment demand when making decisions about careers.

- Search Further Education Colleges and Universities by area and subject.

- Gain tips and advice on how you can improve your chances of getting the job you want and being successful in your future career.

Start is accessible anytime on home computers, mobile phones or tablet devices

Please encourage your child to register online –

If you have any queries or need any careers advice, please drop in to the Careers Dept located in the Sixth Form at Garforth Academy.