As a Parent, Guardian or Carer, you have invested interest that your young person is making the right decisions for about their future career. Choosing a career can sometimes seem overwhelming so that’s why it’s important for you to know that at Accrington and Rossendale College, we have a dedicated team of expert advisors that are here to help and support each student on their journey. All students are given the opportunity to receive a 1:1 careers information advice and guidance appointment, in addition to the support on their course from curriculum tutors and industry experts.

Students have access to a range of services such as:

CV development

Interview techniques

Personalised careers advice and guidance

Support with university applications

Work experience and industry placements

Volunteering opportunities

Plus, students will also gain an insight and understanding of Labour Market Information (LMI). Click here for more information on LMI and how this can benefit students in choosing their future career path.

You may find the following websites below when supporting your child with their future career choices

Career Mag

Career Pilot

Parental Guidance

UCAS Parents and Guardian Guide

Amazing Apprenticeships

Our Careers Programme involves a range of different activities to inform and prepare our young people for the world of work. These include:

Industry/employer talks

Workplace visits

Industry/occupation-specific CV workshop

‘Meet the employer’ speed networking

Mock interviews

Live brief activities

Employer led employability and skills workshop

We are keen for parents, guardians and carers to contribute to our Careers Programme by sharing their skills and knowledge or through links from their own employment or self-employment.  If you are interested in getting involved, please get in touch by contacting 01254 354037 or email Alternatively fill in the online enquiry form and a member of the team will contact you.



Careers Enquiry

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