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Careers

The aim of our Careers Programme is to ensure that you learn all the skills required to achieve your future career goals, build your aspirations and help you make effective decisions for your future.

Throughout the year, all study programme students will receive:

  • Access to a qualified careers adviser for confidential and impartial advice
  • Ongoing support from a Personal Tutor
  • Internal work experience opportunities relevant to your work-related course
  • Work placement with an external employer relevant to your work-related course
  • Help developing a CV
  • Mock interviews to build your confidence
  • Help to apply for apprenticeships and further education courses
  • Industry-related guest speakers and workshops
  • External industry visits to inspire your future career choices
  • Annual Moving On event where you can meet with and speak to local colleges, universities, employers and training providers about what you will do when you progress from college

Gatsby Benchmarks

Our Careers Programme is based on the eight Gatsby Benchmarks to ensure we offer good career guidance to all our students. 

They eight Gatsby Benchmarks are:

  1. A stable careers programme
  2. Learning from career and labour market information.
  3. Addressing the needs of each student
  4. Linking curriculum learning to careers
  5. Encounters with employers and employees
  6. Experiences of workplaces
  7. Encounters with further and higher education
  8. Personal guidance

Who to contact about careers?

If you wish to discuss your future career and the opportunities available, you can make an appointment with:

Alison Stoddart

Guidance and Recruitment Coordinator

alison.stoddart@greenbank.org.uk or call 0151 733 7255

Alternatively, you can drop in to see her in room G32

If you wish to discuss work experience opportunities, you can speak to:

Jan Edmond

Work Placement Officer

jan.edmond@greenbank.org.uk or call 0151 733 7255

Alternatively you can drop in to see her in room F1

Useful Links

Greenbank College Careers Strategy

National Careers Service

Be More Apprenticeships

National Apprenticeship Service

UCAS

National Careers Week

Last reviewed: 22 June 2021