It is never too early to sort out your career goals.
Getting the job or further course you really want
depends on more than gaining a qualification.
The College provides a range of services to help you
achieve your goals. The College has been accredited
through Staffordshire Quality Standards for the Quality
of Advice and Guidance delivered and has achieved
MATRIX Quality Standard.
FAST TOMATO is a web based package to help you
identify your strengths and weaknesses and will create
a personal profile, action plan and suggest careers.
You will have the chance to log on during Learning
Most vocational courses include units which allow you
to explore careers in your chosen vocational area.
Extensive careers information is available in the
Careers Section in Learning Resources. The Intranet
also contains a dedicated section with hot links to a
range of essential sites.
You can make contact with the Leek College dedicated
Connexions Personal Advisor, Dalton Rowe, through
Learning Resources or via email
The College works in partnership with Staffordshire
University providing flexible learning opportunities with
progression into higher education. This partnership gives
Leek higher education students access to the resources
at Staffordshire University. The College is also a member
of Keele Link which provides special events, advice and
support for higher education progression.
Links will also lead to joint course developments, giving
the local community access to higher education courses
at their local college.
About 70% of our advanced level students go on to a
degree course at university or a specialist course, such
as an Art foundation pre-degree course. You may want
to consider a gap year to broaden your experience or
progress directly into employment, often as a result of
work experience placements arranged whilst at
Alternatively, you may wish to study a
Foundation Degree at the University Centre at Leek College.