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Careers Guidance

When you enrol with us you will receive the support of our careers guidance team within our Help Hub and you’ll be able to access Career Coach.

This is an easy to use, web-based tool that is designed to help you gain a better understanding of careers choices. By providing the most current local data on wages, employment trends, job postings and associated education and training, it will help you to gain greater insight into career options.

To access Career Coach please click here.

Careers Guidance officer in college

The Careers and Pastoral team (CAPS) in college offer impartial advice and guidance through group work as well as 1:1 meetings to all students to help them explore the full range of post-16 options available. Your Careers Guidance Officers will support you to make informed decisions about your future.

 We can help you in a range of areas including:

  • CV and Job applications
  • Specialist careers information and exploring your pathways
  • Applying for Apprenticeships
  • Job search
  • Making speculative applications
  • UCAS applications
  • Personal Statements
  • Interview skills
  • LMI (Labour Market Information)

 

Your Careers Advisors in college:

Sara Morgan-Evans - Head of Careers and Pastoral Support. Kirkley HallTel: 01670 841200 ext. 535

Sara.morgan-evans@northland.ac.uk

 Laura Graham - Careers Guidance officer. Kirkley Hall (Mon/Tues) Ashington (Wed/Thurs/Fr)

Tel: 01670 841200 ext 807/457

Laura.graham@northland.ac.uk

How to Contact a Careers Advisor:

 If you would like some support contact your tutor or email, call or text the CAPS service or just drop in to see us in our office or ask for an appointment when we see you in a tutorial session.

 Come and see us on our Open Evenings!

Northumberland College will be offering an impartial careers advice service available for current and potential students during Open Evenings. This service will be on offer at opening evenings between 4pm-7pm in the Help Hub in Ashington Campus from November. It will be delivered by Laura Graham, one of the Careers Guidance Officers at the college. The service will be offered at Kirkley Hall Open Evenings from February 2017.

15-minute time slots will be available for individuals to access this service on a first come first served basis. Bookings are to be made by email or phone call to the Careers Guidance Officer directly on:

 

Contact our Help Hub for course information, advice and guidance by emailing advice.centre@northland.ac.uk

 

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