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How to become a Chartered Accountant

Firstly, this one is not to be confused with a financial advisor (which we have recently featured), instead a Chartered Accountant is a professional who provides detailed information on financial records…that’s the definition in its simplest form but obviously the role is a bit more complicated than that! The term ‘Chartered Accountant’ is an internationally recognised […]

How to Become a Health and Safety Inspector

Do you reckon you’ve got the attention to detail, meticulous nature and observation skills to have a great career as a  health and safety inspector? Then this quick guide should hopefully get you one step onto the ladder (wearing appropriate head protection and safety harness of course). What is a health and safety inspector? What […]

How to Become a Dental Hygienist

Fancy a career that you can really get your teeth into?  Have a particular interest in oral hygiene or ‘mouth maintenance’ ?  Then this just might be the post for you!  You may not be 100% sure about what a dental hygienist (also known as an oral health practitioner) actually does. However, to put it […]

How to become an Occupational Therapist

Now, in something of an ironic twist, we tackle the ups and downs, ins and outs involved in becoming an Occupational Therapist. So what exactly is an Occupational Therapist Most people will have heard of this career but probably have only a vague knowledge of what one is and what they actually do. Luckily TheEmployable […]

How to become a plumber

There are few jobs which are as familiar to us as that of a plumber. Chances are that most of us will come into contact with a plumber at least once (and probably much more) over the course of our lifetimes. Surprisingly the role of ‘plumber’ is one of the oldest professions still widely practiced, […]

How to Become a Typist

You would be forgiven for imagining, that pretty much anyone who is proficient in the use of a keyboard could make a successful application for a typist position…but you’d be wrong. Whilst of course, typing prowess is a major component of what makes a good typist, there are many more things which need to be […]

How to become a Social Worker

‘Social worker’ isn’t exactly self-explanatory, is it? It’s one of those jobs that we we hear mentioned so often that we never really stop to consider what it actually entails. In its very simplest form, a social worker is someone who provides advice and enables support to vulnerable individuals, families and those living on the […]

How to become a beach lifeguard

How to become a beach lifeguard? Contrary to what a certain nineties American cult TV series may have informed you, being a beach lifeguard isn’t all about standing around gossiping, pouting your lips and running in slow motion (well at least not in the UK that is). The importance of beach lifeguards in ensuring the […]

How to Become a Civil Engineer

How to Become a Civil Engineer ‘Civil engineer’ is a term which encompasses many activities across a wide range of work environments. On the most basic level a civil engineer is a professional who is involved in the design, construction and maintenance of the physical and naturally built environment…but as always, it’s much more complicated […]

How to become an Animator

How to become an Animator? Without getting too technical an animator is an artist who creates images to give the illusion of movement (animation) when played together over a quick succession. These frames (images) can be hand drawn, digital, or via models (think early Wallace and Gromit) and can be produced to watch on the […]

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