What can you be doing whilst you are still in school to make yourself more appealing in future applications, no matter whether are are applying for a job, sixth form, college, university or an apprenticeship?

We’ve collated South Bristol Youth’s top three tips on how to prepare for the future:

Try to do some virtual work experience. We found this great engineering related opportunity with EDF. Click here to give it a go!

Make a note of any examples when you have demonstrated skills, i.e. ‘April 2021, helped my older sister to service her motor bike, learnt how to replace the oil and filter and also a headlight bulb’. Such a record will be incredibly useful when you need to provide examples for tricky application forms or interview questions.

Research lots! Take the time to explore your interests and skills and they might relate to a future career. There are lots of great websites you can take a look at. Why don’t you map your skills and explore your next steps on the Career Pilot website?


Take a look at the Career Pilot website for lots of useful information on: