THE DEPARTMENT FOR EDUCATION AND SKILLS (DfES)
This is mission control as far as educational advice goes. Get in touch with the DfES and even if they can't help you directly, they will undoubtedly know someone who can.
ENGINEERING CAREERS INFORMATION SERVICE (ECIS)
The ins and outs of engineering: courses, careers, awards, the lot.
THE INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS CAREERS ORGANISATION (ISCO)
If you are unsure what you want to do next, ISCO has a wealth of information and advice to help.
NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND THE ARTS (NESTA)
This organisation invests in outstanding ideas. If you have a brainwave then these are the people to talk to.
National network of science, engineering, electronics and technology clubs in schools and colleges.
WOMEN INTO SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING (WISE)
Campaign dedicated to encouraging women to take up careers in science and engineering.
If you want to get a qualification but haven't got time to go to college, learndirect operates a network of online learning and information services. Check them out.
Website about careers in science, technology and engineering.
APPRENTICESHIPS AND GRADUATE JOBS
A variety of jobs for school leavers and graduates. Positions offered both on the ground and in the air.
Government site providing information on all aspects of education and careers, from which GCSEs might be good for you to where to look for apprenticeships in your area.
THE MINISTRY OF DEFENCE (MOD)
One of the most important buyers and employers of aerospace equipment and expertise in the UK.
ENGINEERING EMPLOYERS' FEDERATION (EEF)
If you're after a website where engineering employers and apprentices meet, this is it. www.apprentices.co.uk
LEARNING AND SKILLS COUNCIL APPRENTICESHIPS
Advice on how to earn while you learn.
Work in the science and technology research lab for the British Government.
BRITISH UNIVERSITIES NORTH AMERICA
BUNAC offers young people the opportunity to work or volunteer in other countries.
THE BRITISH DISABLED FLYING ASSOCIATION
Information on the world of disabled flying, with a useful list of advisors in the UK.
BRITISH MICROLIGHT AIRCRAFT ASSOCIATION (BMAA)
Everything you need to know about the UK's microlight community.
BRITISH NATIONAL SPACE CENTRE
Gives you all sorts of info on what's going on with space in the UK.
ROYAL ACADEMY OF ENGINEERING
Comprehensive educational engineering programme for young people, that continues into adulthood.
THE ROYAL INTERNATIONAL AIR TATTOO
The official website for the airshow that take place at RAF Fairford on 14-15 July 2007, with "Earlybird" tickets on sale now.
ROYAL AERONAUTICAL SOCIETY (RAeS)
They say: "The world's only professional body that caters for the entire aerospace community, and offers a dedicated careers service."Reuse content