Q1: What is the highest level of education you are planning to achieve after high school?
Q2: How often do you want to update your knowledge?
Q3: How much maths do you want your future job to require?
- No or very limited maths e.g. lawn mower operator, delivery driver, garbage collector.
- Some straightforward maths e.g. roof carpenter, truck driver, horticulturist, landscaper, police officer.
- Moderate maths e.g. measurement calculations, payroll, timetables, payments, schedules, orders.
- Advanced maths including algebra and statistics e.g. nurse, electrician, physiotherapist, psychologist, surveyor, accountant, lawyer.
- Highly advanced maths including calculus e.g. engineer, scientist.
Q4: What is the maximum reading complexity you want your future job to require?
Q5: How much writing complexity you want your future job to require?
- No or very limited writing e.g. tick boxes or single words.
- Some straight forward writing e.g. simple emails, text messages, basic forms.
- Daily, moderate complexity writing e.g. sending detailed emails, adding to newsletters, notes for others.
- Regular complex writing e.g. creating reports, detailed accurate notes, policies and procedures, writing instructions for others, creating web articles.
- Regular, highly complex writing e.g. laws, court reports, research papers.
Q1: How much of your day do you want to do formal computing e.g. typing, coding or designing?
Q2: Do you want to work with complex technical equipment such as heart monitors or testing equipment?
Q1: Where do you want to spend most of the time working?
Q1: What level of creativity, design or style would you like your work to involve?
- Little, I don't want to design things or come up with new solutions e.g. retail, hospitality, driving.
- High creativity where I need to develop new ideas e.g. marketing, musician, computer developer, artist, teacher, architect, engineer.
- Some creativity with a mix of routine and new ideas e.g. chef, draftsperson, landscaper.
Q2: How much do you want your job to require you to come up with new ideas?
- Little, I don't want to come up with new ideas e.g. retail, hospitality, driving.
- High, where I need to develop new ideas e.g. marketing, computer developer, artist, teacher, architect, engineer.
- A mix of routine and new ideas e.g. chef, draftsperson, landscaper.
Q3: What level of problem solving would you like your work to involve?
Q4: How much variety would you like your work to involve?
Q1: Do you want work that uses your hands to operate, make, move, fix or change things?
- Yes, I want to mostly work with my hands e.g. touching, holding, moving, manipulating.
- No, I rarely want to work with my hands e.g. computer work, reading, talking.
- Sometimes, I want a mix of working with my hands and other work e.g. applying bandages, surgery, measuring.
Q2: Are you happy to do work that is physically tiring?
Q3: How much do you want to be on your feet and moving around?
Working with Others
Q1: How many people do you want to work with?
Q2: How much do you want to work with customers or the public?
Q3: Do you want work that involves the care of other people?