Careers

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Careers Programme

Explore our programme dedicated to helping you and your future career.
Your Career

Explore different routes into a career – with or without going to university; how to plan for your future and what progression options are available at different stages.

Individual careers guidance sessions

Access an individual careers guidance session to explore options; discuss plans or find out about different roles.

Please contact the team or speak to your Progress Coach.

What do you do if you don’t know?

Be guided through the steps you can take to explore ideas and develop a career plan when you have no specific ideas.

Getting a job

How do you get a job; identify your skills; match with employer’s requirements; build good interview techniques and think about your body language.

Employability Skills

Identify what your skills are; understand what employers are looking for and think about how you can develop your skills further to help your career plans.

CV’s & covering letters

Explore what CVs and covering letters are for; what you need to include and how to make yours stand out from the crowd.

University

University reality check including; finances; workload; how to make the most of it; the pros and cons of staying at home or moving away etc. Progression/HE opportunities.

Student finance

What financial support is available, how to access it, budgeting tips and an opportunity to ask questions.

Applying

How to apply for University; what admissions officers are looking for; how to write a good personal statement and how to research all options.

UCAS Fairs

If you are considering applying to university, why not visit one of the local UCAS fairs which allow you to explore all of the universities in one place?

For further information please visit the links below:
West and North Yorkshire Higher Education Exhibition
Manchester Higher Education Exhibition

Apprenticeships

Everything you need to know about apprenticeships – what they are; how they work; how you find one; what you get paid and progression routes and opportunities.

Self employment

Find out how to set up a business; the legal and financial requirements and how to plan for success.

The Careers Lead for Craven College is Kate Molloy.
kmolloy@craven-college.ac.uk | 01756 707 278

If you are a student, a parent/carer or an employer and you want to know more about our careers support please get in touch.