We hope you've found the articles in this magazine useful and are inspired to act on them. if you're ready to go and grab a motor industry career, we've selected some vips (very important places) for you to visit and learn more about your options


Does getting paid while you learn sound too good to be true? It's not.

Apprenticeships are offered throughout England. 0800 015 0600, www.apprenticeships.org.uk

Careers Scotland

Comprehensive advice and support for those seeking courses and employment in Scotland.

0845 850 2502, www.careers-scotland.org.uk

Careers Service Northern Ireland

Advice and support for students in Northern Ireland, with links to local careers services and courses and job advice.

028 9044 1781, www.careersserviceni.com

Careers Wales

Study options in Wales including Modern Apprenticeships, with links to learndirect.

029 2090 6801, www.careerswales.com

Connexions Direct

The world of work can be a big and confusing place. If you are aged between 13 and 19 why not let Connexions Direct be your guide.

0808 001 3219, www.connexions-direct.com

Graduate Prospects

Promotes higher education careers advice and can help you find routes into work and training.

0161 277 5200, www.prospects.ac.uk


Details on part-time, full-time and evening courses at local level, as well as all sorts of helpful careers information and advice.

0800 100 900, www.learndirect-advice.co.uk

National Council for Work Experience

Providing students and graduates with information about work experience and work-related learning.

0845 601 5510, www.work-experience.org


Promoting learning and work to all adults aged 20 and over, this website will help you to find your nearest office.



For course information you can't do better than UCAS. Here's how to find them.

0870 112 2211, www.ucas.com

Automotive skills

Automotive skills is a good organisation to know about. they've developed loads of really cool resources that will help you find your way - and have fun at the same time!

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