Research and analysis

Careers of the Future: West Midlands

A guide based on research and data from the UK Commission for Employment and Skills (UKCES), highlighting a range of jobs which are all Careers of the Future in the West Midlands.


Careers of the Future: West Midlands

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Based on research and data from the UK Commission for Employment and Skills (UKCES), this guide presents a list of jobs which offer great career prospects to young people in the West Midlands looking to take their first steps into work.

It casts a spotlight on 6 roles across a range of sectors giving an outline of each job, what the work entails, key statistics which may be helpful in making career decisions, and details on various routes into the career. Each role also includes a range of useful links to allow the reader to explore more about that particular career.

All of the roles featured in this document combine vital factors for a great career - from pay and career opportunities, to entry routes, progression and personal development.

The report aims to offer inspiration on a range of careers to those who may support young people in making these important decisions, and highlights the value of good intelligence in making such significant career decisions.

Published 19 November 2015