Being a carer means is a kind and giving job, which helps the most vulnerable people on our society

Working as a carer is all about supporting and help others, through empathy and professionalism

This job means supporting the elderly, the very young and people suffering from illness or disabilities

You could go on to work with a specific group of people – such as the elderly or in early education and childhood, or work in social care or your local community.

Some facts about working as a Carer in Europe

The demand for Care Workers across Europe are currently rated at 44 out of 100

The average for Mechanics salary across Europe is currently estimated at €1,419 per month

The main areas of employment for Mechanics across Europe at the moment are in Health and social care, Education and Arts and recreation

Demand for Mechanics in Europe at the moment is highest in Croatia!

How can you get started?

1. Seek work experience (either paid or voluntary) in your chosen job area

Do you have a passion for caring and want to work in this sector? If you do, work experience is a great way to develop your skills.

2. Contact local college/VET training centre and attend open days to find about courses on offer

Would you like to become a qualified carer? Find out more about local courses here:

3. Register on National Apprenticeship scheme (or equivalent)

Enrol on an apprenticeship within the care sector:

4. Send CV/resume to local employers

Ever written a CV? Follow this link for some handy tips!

5. Ensure that your maths and language skills are at the required level to enter employment

How is your English and Maths? Find out more at:

You can also learn about the path to becoming a Carer by playing the Level Up 2 VET Game, available now!