By Susan Hodgson

For somebody taking a look at beginning their occupation, or altering jobs, the "A-Z of Careers and Jobs" is a goldmine of hugely proper information on modern-day occupation possibilities. over three hundred occupations, the e-book not just tells you in regards to the jobs to be had but in addition describes the abilities employers are trying to find and the kind of skills and coaching you must reach your selected occupation course. Editor Susan Hodgson, previously Head of Careers provider at London South financial institution collage, presents a bunch of historical past element together with region details, helpful web pages for additional examine, information on beginning salaries and useful touch info. She guarantees that the booklet presents in a single resource all of the info you want to make an educated profession selection. released in organization with "The Times", and now in its fifteenth variation, the "A-Z of Careers and Jobs" is the reference resource of selection for a person who's beginning out on - or seeking to switch - their occupation.

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Salaries info Salaries for trainees range from £12,000 to £15,000 and from £15,000 to £20,000 for qualified technicians, but there is no national agreed rate for this work. A senior laboratory manager can earn up to £35,000. uk Assistance dog trainer Assistance dog trainers and instructors train dogs to help people with physical disabilities, hearing or sight impairments, or who are prone to seizures, to live independently. There are four types of assistance dogs. Guide Dogs for the Blind help people to avoid obstacles, find entrances, stairs etc.

Keepers work long hours – from 8 am to as late as 7 pm – much of the time outdoors and the work is often physically demanding. Qualifications and Training You don’t usually need academic qualifications, though some employers may ask for GCSEs grades A–C including English and one science subject. Most zoos expect you to have experience of working with animals and the main way to acquire this is through volunteering. Most zoos have volunteer schemes, though these are popular and competitive. The British and Irish Association of Zoos and Aquariums website gives contact details for all zoos and wildlife parks.

You can prepare for work in a racing yard by doing the NVQ level 1 and 2 Racehorse Care Residential Course. You can do these at a residential course at the British Racing School or the Northern Racing College. Places on these courses are highly sought after and are free if you are aged between 16 and 25. Day release courses in racehorse care are also available at some local colleges. Details of these are given on the British Horseracing Board website. The key to being taken on to train as a jockey is that you must have exceptional riding skills in order to get yourself noticed by a trainer.

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