Student progression

During your time at College you may need some help with planning your future, whether that’s completing an application for university, finding a part-time job or researching a gap year.

The College has a Careers and Progression Adviser who works with students, offering:

  • Confidential Careers Guidance appointments
  • Help with applying to Higher Education
  • Advice on funding for Higher Education
  • Advice on college applications and Apprenticeships
  • Support with finding work and applying for jobs
  • Support with writing CVs and covering letters.

We also have a range of Higher Education courses that Level 3 students can progress on to.

Contact the Careers Advice Team

Paul Kelly, our Careers & Progression Adviser, can be contacted at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 01743 342661. Students can book an appointment with Paul via the Agency reception.

Careers Information

You will find the following useful careers resources at the College:

  • A Careers Library based in the Learning Resource Centres
  • All students use Unifrog, an online careers package that includes access to thousands of free university MOOCS to support their academic development and progression to university. If you are looking for some career ideas to match your personality, you could go to and try the Buzz Quiz
  • This website also has a career matching area
  • Moodle hosts careers pages in the Life After College section of Student Zone
  • The College has Matrix accreditation for our Information, Advice & Guidance service.

Careers Live! Careers Convention 

Throughout the year we offer Careers Live! events which are an opportunity for students to take part in an online event packed with career ideas and gain access to our series of live employer talks. Find out more information on our careers event page.

If we are not available to help ….

The National Careers Service provides information, advice and guidance to help you make decisions on learning, training and work opportunities. The service offers confidential and impartial advice, supported by qualified careers advisers.

Careers Programme

We are currently updating the careers programme which will include details of how pupils, parents, teachers and employers can access it and how the College measures and assesses its impact. The planned date for this information to be published is March 2021.