Careers Department

You’re working hard for your exams and you’re on track to pass. What next..?

At Coulsdon Sixth Form College, we put careers and employability at the heart of everything we do.

The Careers Team is here to provide you with impartial advice and guidance to support your aspirations, explore the opportunities that are available to you, and help you plan your next steps after you complete your course. Our aim is to help you assess your own skills, values and interests, and match these interests into a career plan.

The Careers service is delivered by qualified Careers Advisors who adhere to the professional standards set out in the Careers Development Institute (CDI) Code of Ethics.

You can view our Careers, Information, Advice and Guidance Policy here.

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Supporting you

We are here to support you throughout your time at College. We do this through:

 

  • Advise and support you through the university application process (UCAS)
  • Help with applications to specialist colleges e.g. Art and Performing Arts Colleges
  • Provide information about taking a Gap Year
  • Help with work experience placements
  • Advise on job and apprenticeship opportunities
  • Assist with job applications, CV writing and mock interviews
  • Give individual advice and guidance on your future pathways

Meet the team

Naheed Choudhary

Senior Careers Adviser

Linda Jones

Careers Adviser

Soraya Hakim Simpson

Careers Adviser

Tina Jones

Careers & UCAS Adviser / UniConnect Outreach Officer

How to get in touch

The Careers Team offer booked appointments and a drop in service either face to face, by video or by telephone. Please visit Student Services for further details or contact us on: careers@coulsdon.ac.uk

Information for schools

Croydon College Group offers a wide range of activities to provide support to schools, parents, carers and students with post-16 decisions. Through activities both at the college and onsite at local schools, the diverse range of courses on offer at Croydon College, Coulsdon Sixth Form College and Croydon University Centre is explored.

Information is provided on the various opportunities available for both vocational and academic pathways. This, combined with the wide range of apprenticeships, delivered by the World of Work team, provides an important resource for post-16 options. 

Contact the team at schoolpartnerships@coulsdon.ac.uk or phone us on 020 8686 5700 ext. 3676 for more information.

Let’s work together:

Assemblies and Presentations

Delivered at your school and providing either a general overview of courses available or tailored specifically to the needs and interests of the student year group in attendance. Focus subjects could include apprenticeships, applying to universities, T Levels or sector-specific subjects.

Career Events & Options Evenings

Virtual or in-person we welcome the opportunity to support your events and engage with students and parents. Our team can also be available to attend application and interview workshops also GCSE results day. 

Onsite Taster Sessions

Engaging and interactive sessions with specialist lecturers in areas including criminology, fashion and textiles, media studies, music performance, photography, science and much more. Sessions can be held on-site at our colleges or at your school. Please enquire about specific subjects.

Campus Tours

Your students can tour our campuses, chat with members of the teams and explore our range of departments and facilities. Building your own tour, allows you to choose the areas your students are keen to view the most, and with a large course offering, this ensures they get the most out of their visit and enough time to ask any questions they may have.

The Programme can also help to support evidence of careers activity provision in relation to the Gatsby Benchmarks.

Croydon Colleges Group is always pleased to build strong relationships with local schools and sixth forms and produce a newsletter to keep schools and sixth forms up to date with the exciting work of School  Partnership Programme

To discuss your requirements further or to be added to the mailing list, please contact: schoolpartnerships@coulsdon.ac.uk or call 020 8686 5700 ext. 3676.

 

Get in touch

Tel: 01737 551 176
Fax: 01737 551 282
Email: enquiries@coulsdon.ac.uk

Coulsdon Sixth Form College
Placehouse Lane
Old Coulsdon
Surrey
CR5 1YA

 

 

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