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Careers Guidance

Careers Support and Guidance

City College is committed to providing a programme of careers education, information, advice and guidance (CEIAG) for all our students. Our Careers Leader is Ashley Martin (Director of Student Experience and Transition).

We are proud to be recognised for the high-quality provision of our CEIAG for both young people and adults through the continued Matrix accreditation, an international quality standard.

My Career Plan

During your time at City College, you will benefit from a range of opportunities and support available as part of your study programme, including:

  • Aspiration career talks and events
  • Meeting employers and universities
  • Career planning
  • 1:1 support
  • Employability skills workshops
  • Mock interviews
  • Work experience placements
  • Student progression support

Students benefit from our excellent links with universities and wide range of employers across the region.

View the schedule of careers and progression support (pdf) provided to you.

Feedback from stakeholders including our students' parents/carers is always welcome regarding our careers programme.  Please contact the Futures team who will be happy to discuss this further with you.  Email: 

Student Progression

City College promotes and encourages the progression of students into Higher Education, apprenticeships or employment following the completion of their course. Based in our on-site Futures Centre, our dedicated Careers and Progression team will support you with:

  • Careers advice
  • CV writing
  • Researching university, higher education and apprenticeship options
  • Applying to your next level of course at college
  • Information on voluntary work
  • Searching and applying for a university, job or apprenticeship
  • Writing personal statements
  • UCAS applications
  • Interview techniques

To contact our Futures (Careers & Progression) team please call 023 8057 7279 or email 

Careers Guidance Policy

Read our latest Careers Guidance Policy (pdf).