Occupations and industries

These pages will help you to:

  • research specific occupations and what they involve
  • find out about entry requirements and where to look for training
  • find links to specialist recruitment sites for an industry or occupation.

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W XYZ

 

A

Accountancy

Acting, see Performing arts

Actuarial work, see Insurance careers

Administration - see Arts administration or Management services (for operational and business administration-related careers).

Advertising

Advice work, see Community and advice work

Agriculture, see Land-based careers

Animal care, see Veterinary and animal care 

Animation and illustration

Architectural Technology

Architecture (including Landscape Architecture)

Armed forces, defence and security services

Arts administration

Audiological scientist, see Sciences: health and related

B

Biomedical scientist, see Sciences: health and related

Broadcasting, see Media careers: broadcast, film and video

Buying, selling and retailing

C

Careers guidance, see Personal and careers guidance

Cartography, see Natural Resources and the environment

Chartered secretary, see Management services

Civil engineering and construction

Civil service

Clinical scientist (various roles), see Sciences: health and related

Community and advice work

Community pharmacy see Pharmacy

Computer games, see Multimedia and New Media

Complementary medicine

Conservation, See Environment

Counselling and psychotherapy

Customs and immigration

D

Dance, see Performing arts

Dentistry, see Medicine and dentistry

Design: 3D, product, interior

Digital music, see Music

Direct marketing, see Marketing, market research and direct marketing

E

Economic and statistical services

Education, see Teaching English as foreign language, Teaching in schools and colleges, Teaching outside of schools and colleges

Educational psychology

Emergency services

Engineering, see also Civil engineering and construction and Process engineering, control and maintenance

Engineering design

Engineering: sales and services

Environment (including management, conservation, protection and control)

Events and conference management

Exploration, see Natural resources and the environment

F

Fashion and textile design

Film, see Media careers: Broadcast, Film and Video

Financial services

Fine art

Forensic scientist, see Sciences: health and related

Forestry, see Land-based careers

G

Graphic design, see Multimedia, new media and graphic design

H

Haematologist, see Sciences: health and related

Health professions

Healthcare sciences, see Sciences: health and related

Heritage (inc. galleries and museums)

Horses, working with, see Veterinary and animal care

Horticulture, see Land-based careers

Hospital pharmacy, see Pharmacy

Hospitality, see Travel, tourism and hospitality

Human resources, recruitment and training

I

Illustration, see Animation and illustration

Immunologist, see Sciences: health and related

Information management, see Library and information management

Information technology, see also Multimedia, New Media and Graphic Design

Interior architecture, see Design: 3D, product, interior

Interior design, see Design: 3D, product, interior

Interpreting, see Translation and interpreting

Insurance (including Actuarial work)

J

Journalism and writing

K

L

Land-based careers: agriculture, forestry, horticulture

Land and property management and surveying

Landscape architecture, see Architecture

Law

Lecturing and research in higher and further education

Leisure services, see Sport, exercise and leisure services

Library and information management

Logistics, see Transport and logistics

M

Management consultancy, see Management

Management

Market Research, see Marketing, market research and direct marketing

Marketing, market research and direct marketing

Media careers: broadcast, film and video

Medical sales, see Pharmacy

Medicine and dentistry

Midwifery, see Nursing and midwifery

Mining, see Natural resources and the environment

Multimedia, New Media and Graphic Design, see also Information Technology and Management Services

Museums, see Heritage (inc. galleries and museums)

Music

N

Natural resources and the environment

New media, see Multimedia, new media and graphic design

Nursing and midwifery

Nutrition therapy

O

P

Patent work

Pensions

Performing arts

Personal and careers guidance

Personnel, see Human resources, recruitment and training

Pharmacy  (includes medical sales)

Photography

Probation, see Social work and probation services

Process engineering, control and maintenance

Product design, see Design: 3D, product, interior

Property management, see Land and property management and surveying

Psychology

Psychotherapy, see Counselling and psychotherapy

Public relations (PR)

Publishing and printing

Q

R

Radio, see Media careers: broadcast, film and video

Regional planning, see Town and regional planning

Research scientist (medical), see Sciences: health and related

Retail pharmacy, see Pharmacy

Retail, see Buying, selling and retailing

S

Sales management, see Buying, selling and retailing

Sciences: health and related

Social work and probation services

Social research

Special education needs, see Teaching in schools and colleges

Sport, exercise and leisure services

Statistics, see Economic and statistical services

Surveying, see Land and property management and surveying

T

Teaching English as foreign language (TEFL)

Teaching in schools and colleges including Special education needs

Teaching outside schools and colleges

Teaching in higher or further education, see Lecturing and research in higher and further education

Teaching: what else can a teacher do besides teach?

Technical authorship, see Journalism and writing

Textile design, see Fashion and textile design

Theatre, see Performing arts

Therapy specialisms

Three-dimensional design, see Design: 3D, product, interior

Town and regional planning

Tourism, see Travel, tourism and hospitality

Translation and interpreting

Transport and logistics

Travel, tourism and hospitality

U

V

Veterinary and animal care

Video, see Media careers: broadcast, film and video

Visual arts, see Performing arts

W

Web design, see Multimedia and new media

Wholesaling, see Buying, selling and retailing

Writing careers, see Journalism and writing

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