3D Designer

You will use computer software to create original 3-dimensional visual images for movies, video games and advertisements. Another aspect of the job could be to develop design layouts for complex projects using Computer Aided Design (CAD) tools.

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Accommodation Warden

You will manage the day to day running of properties such as sheltered accommodation, student flats or youth hostels. Your duties may include; making sure buildings are secure, dealing with any problems with either buildings or people, looking after the health of the residents and dealing with any emergencies.

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Accounting Technician

You will prepare the financial information which professional accountants or business managers use when making decisions. Some of your duties may include preparing and checking ledger balances and other monthly accounts and completing and submitting tax returns.

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Accounts Clerk

You will be the primary point of contact for most bank customers, administering basic banking transactions and answering most questions. You will be working behind the scenes at the bank keeping careful records for every action carried out within the bank, from a cheque being cashed to a loan being taken out. Your role as a bank clerk means you’re responsible for maintaining these records, depending on your specialist field whether it be in loans or working in international accounts.

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Acoustician

Your job will be to manage and control the noise and vibrations that surround us, this could be within various fields such as, the environment, construction, media or medical technology. You may also work in specialised areas of the industry such as audio and hi-fi design, concert hall design, telecommunications or underwater acoustics.

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Actor

You will effectively communicate the character that you are playing to an audience, using your voice, body, actions and reactions. Your would research your role, learn your lines and rehearse the role you are playing.

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Actuary

You will use statistical techniques and mathematical skills to assess the probability of an event and its financial consequences. You will assess risks from natural disasters to illness. You could be working for an insurance, pension company or bank.

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Acupuncturist

You will use the ancient Chinese medicine to help relieve symptoms such as high blood pressure, migraines, depression and addiction by inserting very fine needles into key pressure points on the body. You will need to have good co-ordination and a steady hand.

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Administrative Assistant

You will be making sure that day-to-day office tasks run smoothly. Your duties can include answering the telephone and passing on calls, greeting and looking after visitors, typing and setting up documents such as letters and reports.

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Administrative Assistant – Civil Service

You will be making sure that day-to-day office tasks run smoothly. Your duties can include answering the telephone and passing on calls, greeting and looking after visitors, typing and setting up documents such as letters and reports.

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Adult Guidance Worker

You will help people decide about their future by giving them information, advice and guidance on training, work opportunities and education.

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Advertising Account Executive

You will act as a link between clients and the advertising agency. You will be responsible for the coordination of advertising campaigns and would normally handle three or four accounts at the same time.

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Advertising Account Planner

Your job will be to make sure that advertising campaigns are targeted at the right people and therefore you will need to fully understand the service or product on offer and why people want them. You need to have good communication skills and be able to work with all types of people.

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Advertising Art Director

Your role is to design visual concepts for advertising campaigns. You would work in a team with a copywriter who would provide the words to go with your visual images. You may work on several jobs at once, under the supervision of a creative director.

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Advertising Copywriter

You will produce the written words or ‘copy’ for advertisements. Your main focus will be writing for ad mediums like print ads, brochures, web sites, commercials and other advertising materials.

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Advertising Media Buyer

You would be responsible for buying advertising space on TV, radio, cinema, newspapers and magazines making sure that the advert reached as much of the target audience as possible. You could work on several accounts at once.

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Advertising Media Planner

You will make sure that advertising campaigns are seen by as many people as possible. You will decide the best ways of reaching your target audience. Your duties will include meeting with clients and account executives to understand the client’s advertising needs and researching the target audience’s TV viewing and reading habits, and lifestyles.

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Advertising Media Salesperson

Your role will be to sell advertising space or time to clients. You could work for newspapers, magazine publishers, radio or TV stations. Some of your day-to-day tasks may include finding out who controls the advertising budget and contacting them, offering a price and negotiating around it, closing the deal and recording the details.

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Advice Care Worker

You will provide free impartial and confidential advice to people on a range of issues such as legal, financial, debt , housing, employment, welfare and education. You may cover all areas or specialise in just one such as homelessness or immigration.

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Advice Centre Worker

You will give information and advice on issues such as legal and consumer rights, welfare benefits, housing, financial problems, debt and money issues, healthcare and education. The work is challenging and varied with duties that range from interviewing clients, assessing problems and writing reports; to mediating on a client’s behalf and providing legal representation at court cases and tribunals.

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Aeronautical Engineer

This role is focused on improving flight safety and fuel efficiency as well as reducing system costs. You may specialise in one particular area such as avionics, aerodynamics, propulsion or system integration.

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Aerospace Engineer

You will design, build and maintain aircraft and the parts and instruments that go into them. You will also work at the forefront of technology on space vehicles and satellites. You will be responsible for developing avionic systems like navigation instruments and communications and researching ways to make fuel-efficient parts, such as wings, fuselage and engines.

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Aerospace Engineering Technician

You will design, build and test new aircraft and repair existing aircraft. You could work in one of two areas; mechanics – building and servicing aircraft hydraulic, fuselage and pneumatic systems or avionics – installing and testing electrical and electronic systems.

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Agricultural Consultant

Your role is to provide technical, financial and commercial advice to farming, agricultural and public sector staff by providing advice on the use and management of the land. You may specialise in one of two areas; technical or business consultancy.

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Agricultural Contractor

Your job will be to provide services to farmers who do not have the time or staff to do the work themselves. This may involve harvesting, crop spraying, fertiliser application or helping to look after farm animals. You will need to have agricultural skills and knowledge and be able to maintain and use farm machinery.

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Agricultural Engineer

You will design, install and service forestry, horticultural and agricultural machinery and equipment. You will also advise government departments, farmers and landowners on countryside issues ranging from sustainable land use through to crop diversity.

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Agricultural Engineering Technician

You will help to solve engineering problems in agriculture and horticulture based industries and may work in one of the following areas; service and repair, sales and marketing or manufacturing. You will use specialist tools to carry out your work including a laptop for diagnosing faults and may be employed by large farms, livestock or fish farms or equipment manufacturers.

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Agricultural Inspector

You will be responsible for the standards and regulations in farms. You will work closely with farmers to ensure that they are adhering to Health and Safety Regulations, this may involve you checking machinery, investigating any complaints or accidents and making sure that all regulations are being followed.

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Agricultural Scientist

You will develop new methods of raising animals and growing crops and then trying them out on experimental farms and nurseries. You may specialise in one area such as soil, animals, crops for farm produce.

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Aid Worker

Your role would be to help meet the needs of people in developing communities across the world. Some of the areas you could be involved in are; administration, research, fundraising, medicine, engineering or planning. Your work may involve setting up long-term, sustainable solutions to problems, working on development projects in fields such as, sanitation, health, education and agriculture.

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Air Cabin Crew

Your role is to make sure that passengers on your flight have a comfortable and pleasant journey. You will greet passengers and direct them to their seats and once on the flight make any announcements on behalf of the pilot. You will also make sure that passengers follow safety procedures.

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Air Traffic Controller

You will help airline pilots take off and land safely and maintain radio/radar contact with aircraft pilots within designated areas, providing them with advice, instructions and information about weather conditions and safe flight, ascent and descent paths.

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Airline Customer Service Agent

Your job will be to ensure that passengers and their luggage are on the right aircraft safely and on time. You may also be required to escort passengers to night flight connections and help them through immigration and customs.

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Airline Pilot

You will fly passengers and cargo to destinations around the world. You will have full control and responsibility for the overall safety, efficiency and smooth operation of the flights you carry out. You will also ensure that all the engines, systems and on-board safety and navigation equipment are in working order.

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Airport Baggage Handler

Your job will involve unloading and loading luggage and freight from aircraft making sure that they go to the right destination. Other duties would include, helping to clean and de-ice aircraft, keeping the runways clear of debris and snow in winter and storing cargo in warehouses ready for distribution.

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Airport Information Assistant

You would help and support passengers in a airport by dealing with requests for information and keeping passengers updated on changes to flights. You need to have excellent communication skills and be able to respond quickly and efficiently to customer queries.

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Alexander Technique Teacher

You will teach people how to use the Alexander Technique to improve posture and co-ordination. You would work with clients on a one-to-one basis using verbal advice and gentle touch, teaching people how to release tension from the head, neck and spine to improve posture.

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Ambulance Care Assistant

You will transfer non-emergency patients to and from hospitals, health and social care settings for pre-arranged appointments. You will need to have excellent driving skills and have a warming and caring personality to reassure anxious or worried patients.

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Ambulance Paramedic

You will deal with a range of situations, from minor wounds to serious injuries caused by a major road or rail accident. Your job would be to provide immediate care or treatment such as applying splints to limbs, dressing wounds, administering pain relief, oxygen, drips and fluids. You will also use highly technical equipment, including ventilators to assist breathing and defibrillators to treat heart failure, in order to resuscitate and stabilise patients.

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Anaesthetist

You will provide anaesthetics to patients before, during and after surgery to ensure that they do not feel any pain. You would also give anaesthetics to patients who are having operations for dental surgery, radio-therapy and radiology, using different types of anaesthetic such as local, regional or general.

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