Student Guide to Careers - What to Expect

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Student Guide to Careers - What to Expect


To help you plan your future career, at Leeds City College, you can expect

● Information to inspire you about different jobs & careers, Higher Education(HE), apprenticeships & further study

○ Career Google Classrooms with information about jobs and further study in your vocational/academic area

○ Digital tools such as Careers Coach to research careers/jobs, salaries and qualification/skill requirements locally, regionally and nationally

● Support to help you make a careers plan as part of your course or tutorial programme

● Opportunities to meet and talk to employers from your vocational or academic sector

○ Work place visits and activities to try out your chosen sector, develop your employability skills and add to your CV

● Enrichment activities to develop your personal skills and to add to your CV/personal statement, such as volunteering, Duke of Edinburgh, sports & exercise, Student Union societies and roles as student leaders

● Higher Education, employability and progression events and visits to help you make informed choices about your next steps

● Signposting to expert guidance from careers, University & apprenticeship providers across the city

● Workshops to help you write your CV, personal statement, apply to work/apprenticeships/higher education

● Advice & guidance if you need extra support to plan and achieve your next steps

● 19+ NCS