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Careers advice and guidance

At NHC, we are here to help you discover what you want your future to look like and how you get there.

We will support you throughout your time at NHC and as you progress to higher levels and into work.

You can visit Student Services at all of our campuses for more advice on:

  • Your career options
  • CV writing, interview preparation and advice
  • Apprenticeship opportunities – including completing applications
  • Your Higher Education options including completing UCAS applications
  • Future course applications and enrolment at NHC

Our Careers Team

Our careers team are here to help you decide on your next step and plan how you are going to get there.

Claire Cooper is the college Careers Leader. She is responsible for the delivery of careers advice and guidance. You can contact Claire by email ccooper2@nhc.ac.uk or by phone 01462 424242.

Charlotte Sandwell is our Careers, Education, Information, Advice and Guidance (CEIAG) officer. If you would like a 1:1 careers interview to look at all your options, you can contact Charlotte by email csandwell@nhc.ac.uk or by phone 01462 424217.

For general information, email IAG@nhc.ac.uk

Questions about The Bridge? Read more here or speak to your tutor or success coach.

CAREERS PROGRAMME

Our careers programme is embedded within The Bridge and, working alongside employers, aims to give students, and parents the information and guidance to make informed choices about career paths. All programmes have planned opportunities for students to access employers, career workshops and individual advice and guidance.

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Mar

Apr

May

Jun

Jul

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Application and interview to ensure suitability of course

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X

X

X

X

X

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Open evenings and open days/CEIAG available

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X

X

Bookable 1:1 careers interview with CEIAG officer

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X

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X

X

X

X

X

X

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X

X

Taster days

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X

Into Industry event

X

X

X

1:1 careers interview for every student

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X

X

X

X

X

X

Introduction to work experience session

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X

X

CV building

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X

Parents’ evenings

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X

Destinations

X

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X

X

X

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X

X

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X

Researching roles within industry

X

X

X

X

X

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X

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Understanding the labour market

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Skills audit

X

X

X

5 x 1:1 progress review meetings

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X

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X

Employer visits

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Work experience and community projects

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X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Career & progression fairs

X

X

University visits and talks

X

X

UCAS applications

X

X

X

Employer Advisory groups

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Student surveys

X

X

Enrichment programme

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

National Apprenticeship week

X

National Careers week

X

 

For more information on careers visit National Careers Website and their helpline number on 0800 100 900.