Career Ideas

Not sure what you want to be? Thinking of changing career and want some guidance?

Browse our career ideas to see what would suit you best, what qualifications you need and how much you could earn.

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View all our Courses and Qualifications to see which will give you a head start.

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Career Case Studies

Hannah Francombe uses her City & Guilds qualifications to care for animals

Hannah Francombe’s City & Guilds course equipped her to look after the animal stars of film and TV and keep up to date with ever-changing animal welfare legislation.

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Shauni O’Neill opted for a Transport for London Apprenticeship and City & Guilds training instead of going to university.

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After battling mental illness, Rachel Carter turned her life around with City & Guilds qualifications in Mental Health.

After years of battling mental illness, Rachel Carter turned her life around with City & Guilds qualifications in Mental Health.

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Shariva Nel kick started her Beauty therapy career in Namibia with her City & Guilds qualification

With an estimated 51% of the Namibian population unemployed, City & Guilds gave Shariva Nel the skills to kick-start her career.

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City & Guilds learner Alexa Pereira Wilding is proving that talent and determination are key to breaking into the world of photography.

City & Guilds learner Alexa Pereira Wilding is proving that talent and determination are key to breaking into the world of photography.

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RAF firefighters train to save lives and crews can study an apprenticeship in Aviation Operations with City & Guilds

RAF firefighters' training ensures they are always ready to save lives. The crews also get time to study for an apprenticeship in Aviation Operations.

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Apprenticeships

Earn while you learn with a City & Guilds Apprenticeship.

We work closely with employers and colleges to create work-based qualifications to get you started in your chosen career.

Find out whether becoming an apprentice is the right option for you.

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