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A passport to your dream career

Telford College works with over 700 employers locally and nationally through partnerships, industry placements, specialist employer hubs, apprenticeships and mentoring schemes. This means we can provide you with the best possible support, as you build links towards your chosen career.

We also work with top universities throughout the UK, who pay us regular visits, to work with students and provide expert advice. 

Preparing you for the next step of your career journey is integral to everything we do at Telford College. We have a comprehensive careers programme designed to introduce you to employers, Higher Education providers and give you the skills necessary to ensure you can apply for and progress towards your chosen career pathway.   

You can find more information about higher level courses you may choose to progress onto after completing a full L3 course on the UCAS website. UCAS allows you to search for qualifications by subject: UCAS | At the heart of connecting people to higher education. Use this to find out about your options and the academic requirements.

If you are interested in progressing to an apprenticeship after you have finished your course you will find information on our apprenticeship page where the college can support you with the first steps to reaching your career goals. You can find out more about apprenticeships on the Government website: Become an apprentice (apprenticeships.gov.uk)

If you are a current student, you will find more information about all your options after college and resources to help you prepare for employment, apprenticeships or Higher Education within the student portal.

Need some help and advice on your career pathway or course choice?

Our dedicated team of career advisors are here to support you with your aspirations – whether it be employment, an apprenticeship, higher education or further studies at college.

One-to-one careers advice appointments are also available. Simply submit your details using the form below and one of our advisors will be in contact with you, or you can use our careers pathway tool below:

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Information for teachers

Information about the 8 Gatsby Benchmarks that forms a part of our overall careers strategy can be found here: Gatsby Benchmarks | The Careers and Enterprise Company and in the colleges Careers Policy document.

Resources to support embedding careers within the curriculum can be found on the Careers and Enterprise Company’s website: All the resources, all in one place | CEC Resource Directory (careersandenterprise.co.uk)