The Careers & Employability Team is a fully Matrix accredited service. Our role is to lead the development of careers education, information and guidance in the College, and helping students to overcome barriers to progression, learning and employment. The Careers & Employability Team is part of the Student Experience Directorate and specifically sits within the Personal Development Department.
The team is led by our Personal Development Manager, who is a fully qualified Careers Adviser and a Registered Career Development Professional with the Career Development Institute (CDI). In addition, we have three professionally qualified Careers Advisers (Level 6 & 7) who work across all of our campuses and who specialise in personal guidance. The team also comprises of three Employability Skills Coaches who provide bespoke Employability Skills Coaching to students, as well as developing and delivering a CPD accredited Employability Skills Programme, as part of the 16-18 full time study programme. Finally, we also have the support of a SUN Progression Mentor, who supports our Uniconnect cohort and supports with all progression activities across the College.