We offer a professional and impartial Careers Information Advice & Guidance service for all students and anyone thinking of studying at college.

For an appointment with one of our friendly, trained advisers or information about drop-in times, please call the Careers Team

The Careers Team can help with:

  • planning your next steps
  • college, University and Apprenticeship choices
  • training and volunteering
  • and for our students, we offer support with job search, CVs, applications and interviews.

The college supports students in full-time further education programmes to gain work experience related to their area of study. The Careers Team organises a range of events and activities such as H.E. and Next Steps Careers Fairs linked to a careers education programme through tutorials and curriculum activities. Our named Careers Leader is Dave Hopley, Executive Director Student Experience.

We are committed to embedding the 8 Gatsby benchmarks for good career guidance published by www.gatsby.org.uk  into our programmes -for more information see www.goodcareerguidance.org.uk

The college holds the Matrix Quality award for Information, Advice and Guidance, and the Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent Quality in Careers Standard.

Please see our Statement of Service, and the College’s Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance Strategy documents below.

Career Coach

You can learn more about a range of careers, take a personalised career assessment and much more on the Career Coach website.  For more information please click here.

On-Course Careers Education Programme

Students on our full-time further education study programmes are given the opportunity to engage in some or all of the careers-related activities listed below during the course of their study at Stoke on Trent College.