Updated 25th May 2017
You can talk through your course or careers options, check over your CV or Personal statement etc. Make the most of this opportunity by doing your research first.
All full time students are entitled to a range of support in planning their progression. Ask for support from your progress tutor.
Careers Advice and Support for College Students Leaflet - May 2017
Support for staff - Services and resources provided by Careers (part of Student Services) can help you support your students in their plans. If staff have personal careers guidance needs we are always happy to give impartial confidential advice and support. We always welcome feedback.
Tel:- 01904 770433
Most of our careers handouts are updated annually. If you want to know more about the career areas you are interested in, there are also plenty of publications in the careers section of the Learning Centre.
Adult Directions - is a careers matching programme that provides you with career ideas and information, and lets you explore your own career options, you will need to enter a code which is only available to York College students, this can be obtained from the InfoZone, HelpZone, your Progress Tutor or Careers staff at college.
Go to the Job Scene Pages - Apprenticeship Information
Useful careers websites
targetcareers.co.uk/career-sectors - Find out what different careers involve and how to get into them.
EPOC Careers Conferences - organises events for students who want to become doctors or lawyers. These events will help you maximise your chances of being accepted into the university and profession of your choice.
Not Going to Uni – the one stop site for apprenticeships, gap years, distance learning and jobs
www.loudmag.co.uk - Are you thinking about heading to university, or what career options are out there? Then Loud is here to help. Loud features the latest opportunities for college leavers and 6th formers. We also interview the latest music artists & give you the chance to write for us. Once you’ve signed up you will receive 4 issues per year for free.
www.gov.uk/browse/employing-people - Legislation and advice on workers rights
www.worksmart.org.uk - Trade union advice about employment rights
www.nec.ac.uk - Distance learning courses and resources from National Extension College.