HELPING WITH
YOUR NEXT STEPS

HERE TO HELP

Not sure what you want to do with your career? Or unsure how to get there? You’re not alone. Our Careers Team and School Liaison Team are here to offer advice and guidance about studying further education, higher education and discuss which options are most suitable for you (please remember all advice and guidance is impartial).

The team can also offer you support with CV building, personal statement writing and prospective interviews. If you need advice and guidance, we’ve got you covered.

Our careers programme is reviewed termly and assessed against the Gatsby Benchmarks. Careers is also evaluated through the college Self-Assessment Report Process (SAR). Feedback from stakeholders including students, parents, employers and staff supports the review of the programme.

You’ll find our Careers Team in Student Services next to reception at the main entrance of our Westoe campus.

Careers Lead:     Lindsey Grainger, Careers Advisor

Careers Governor: George Clarke, Deputy Chair

HOW CAN HIGHER EDUCATION HELP ME AS AN ADULT?

Wondering why learning part-time, gaining better qualifications or getting a higher education certificate or diploma could benefit you? With personalised study programmes fitted around your lifestyle and support throughout your college journey, STC has lots of options that’ll help you go further in your profession, take a step towards your dream job or simply learn something new.

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WHAT SHOULD I DO AFTER YEAR 11?

You may have had a careers interview at school and taken part in a lot of careers-related activities, but you still might be confused about your next steps. Many of your friends might know what they want to do next, which can make you feel even more unsure. These feelings are completely normal, and thousands of young people feel the same as you right now. If you need some help on what career path you should take or the school leaver courses we offer, we’ve got the information you need to point you in the right direction.

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13/06/2024
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17/07/2024
ADVICE AND ENROLMENT EVENT
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24/07/2024
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31/07/2024
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07/08/2024
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14/08/2024
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15/08/2024
ADVICE AND ENROLMENT EVENT
Date: 15/08/2024
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16/08/2024
ADVICE AND ENROLMENT EVENT (HIGHER EDUCATION)
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21/08/2024
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22/08/2024
ADVICE AND ENROLMENT EVENT
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Meet the Team

Lindsey GraingerCareers Lead Email Phone Icon
Diane HodgsonCareers Guidance Advisor Email
Sandie BestSchool Liaison and Transition Coordinator Email
Ruth PattersonSchool Liaison and Transition Coordinator Email

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Our team is always ready to help. So if you have questions on courses, your career, or anything else, complete this contact form and we’ll be in touch.