Thinking about what you want to do after College can be difficult, and our expert team of advisors are here to help each individual on their journey. Our Careers Zone offers a specialist advice service for our students and Apprentices, designed to help you prepare for your future career. Whether you are unsure of your options, want to know more about different careers or want support preparing for your next step, our Careers Zone can provide you with the personalised support you need at each stage of your learner journey.

You can talk to our expert team about:

  • Personalised careers advice and information
  • Volunteering opportunities
  • University applications (UCAS)
  • University finance advice
  • Part-time job vacancies
  • Job roles and opportunities
  • CV development
  • Apprenticeship advice and application support
  • Interview techniques
  • Gap year ideas
  • And more!
Our expert team can also provide information on the local jobs market (Labour Market Information LMI) to help you research your chosen career path and make informed choices. Our online resources provide information on different job roles, what qualifications and skills they require, and what prospects and salaries you can expect. LMI also advises you of which types of jobs will be in-demand after you leave education, helping you choose the right career for you.

Work Placements

Work placements can help you to develop invaluable skills and experience of the industry you want to work in. It will help you build contacts and develop your CV, demonstrating to employers and universities that you have the skills they are looking for, and ultimately putting you ahead of the competition. We have a dedicated team of professionals who work with local employers and can help you to find the right placement for your future career aim.
They can support with:
  • Finding a work placement
  • Developing your CV
  • Interview preparation
  • Understanding behaviours in the workplace
  • Getting the most out of your placement

Book an appointment

If you are a current or prospective student and would like to speak to someone to discuss career options, you can book an appointment by contacting 01282 440259 or email careers@nelsongroup.ac.uk.

Useful links

UK labour market projections: 2014 to 2024

Labour Market Information (LMI) Careers enterprise LMI hub

National Careers Service

Careers Advice for Parents

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