careers advice

committed to your future career

We are committed to providing all our students with an outstanding level of careers education, information, advice and guidance.

Whatever path you choose to take, our approachable and friendly staff have expertise to help you and can provide you with professional and impartial advice to help guide you towards a successful career in your chosen field.

We can help you with UCAS personal statements, CVs, cover letters and job applications.

There are many Careers events for the forthcoming academic year at KGV Sixth Form College.

View Careers Programme Calendar

Please contact the Information & Guidance Team on (01704) 530601 for more information.

Meet our Careers Coordinator

Our Careers Coordinator works closely with Progress Tutors at the College, when delivering Careers Education throughout your time at KGV Sixth Form College, fully supporting you with the decisions ahead.

Bec Hill
Bec Hill
Careers Coordinator

Planning and Preparation

Career planning and preparation plays an important part in college life and the careers staff can help you to develop skills transferable to your applications; be that University, employment or an Apprenticeship.

Career services include:

  • One to one appointments
  • Drop in and group information sessions delivered by Higher Education and Employment professionals
  • Employability workshops and application guidance sessions

The College houses a large selection of careers resources, both online and in the Learning Centre, designed to fully support you in making these key decisions.

Info for Students

We want to support you as you take your next steps into your future career. Whether you train with us for a specific job or as a stepping stone to further study we will provide you with the information advice and guidance you need to make choices about the best route for you.

We will offer support through your progress sessions as well as a range of events and tools. Check out our Careers calendar to see what happens through the year.

We also have a range of tools such as Unifrog which can help you to research your future options and links to other local labour market and training information such as BeMore.

If your plan is to go to university you will also find lots of useful information on the UCAS website.

If you need any support you can always call in to the Student Hub to see your Progress Tutor or our Careers Co-ordinator Bec.

Info for Parents

We recognise that parents have a key role to play in supporting and guiding students as they make choices about their futures.

We are committed to supporting you to support your child which is why we hold parent events for new students and for those who are looking to university applications. We aim to give you and your child all of the information you might need.

Whilst much of this work goes on in the college day we are always keen to hear from parents and the following resources can also be very helpful along the way.

Info for Employers

We are committed to working with local employers to ensure that student have the most up to date and appropriate skills for the jobs they will go in to when they leave us.

We work with employers to give students high quality work experience and placement opportunities as well as raising awareness of the range of opportunities available.

We have a dedicated employer partnerships team and run a range of careers and apprenticeships fairs throughout the year which are a great way for students and employers to come face to face.

If you would like more information about how we can partner with your business please contact our Employer Partnerships Team.

KGV College Events

College Campus Tours

Book a personal guided campus tour, see our fantastic facilities and find out all about the amazing student experience we offer.

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UCAS & Apprenticeships | Parents Information Event

The evening will cover key information on the university application process plus information on Higher and Degree Level Apprenticeships.

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Meet our Progress team

We are a team of staff that support students throughout their time at KGV. From enrolling at the College and settling in all the way through to securing a spot with your chosen university or employer; we are there to provide advice and guidance every step of the way.

Help, Guidance and Advice

Personal Support

Students are at the centre of what we offer at KGV and our aim is to create a nurturing environment where every student thrives and reaches their potential. We have staff available for any individual who may need support and care during their time with us.

Financial Support

At KGV we have a range of financial support packages designed to help meet a range of cost associated with studying. We also have a Scholarship programme supported by the Education Foundation Trust.

Learning Support

Our Learning Support Team offer tailored support and guidance to ensure every student has a positive and rewarding learning experience and we aim to support all student with difficulties or disabilities.