Careers and Progression
Our aim to inspire and provide students with quality and comprehensive information, advice and guidance, to help them make informed career decisions. Here are John Leggott College, our experienced Careers Team will help and support you as you strive to achieve your ambitions. At each stage of your learner journey with us, you will be supported and encouraged to consider your career beyond college. Careers is a fundamental part of your college journey and through each subject area, you will have the opportunity to gain experience in a variety of industries.
Our careers programme includes an array of activities and opportunities that advise on Higher Education, Apprenticeships, the world of work, gap years, the armed forces and work with training. Each student will receive individual and impartial information, advice and guidance of this area.
To view the full Careers Programme click here. Our Careers programme is reviewed annually at the end of the academic year.
The Gatsby Benchmarks provides a framework as to what a good careers provision should look like. To view the Gatsby Benchmarks, please click here.
Further Information on Careers
Meet The Team
Katie Tune – Careers Lead and Progression Manager Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Kimberley Gough – Employability Advisor Contact: email@example.com
Hannah Palmer-Powell – Work Placement Advisor Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Michelle Gale – Work Placement Advisor Contact: email@example.com
Careers and Progression Support
The Careers and Progression team is an open access service for all students at key transition points throughout the academic year can access:
If you would like information, advice and guidance on your progression after JLC, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to book an appointment or alternatively visit Katie Tune in the ARC.
We can support you with:
- UCAS research and your application, including personal statement support
- CV writing
- Higher Apprenticeship and Employment research and application support
- Mock Interviews for university and also employment
Higher Education Support
At John Leggott College our Careers and Progression Team work with our Academic Advocates to provide support for your UCAS application delivered via our tutorial programme.
UCAS is University and College Admissions Service, this website allows you to search for universities, what courses they offer and entry requirements. You also submit your application through this website.
There are a number of tools you can use to conduct research such as:
Attending our annual Careers and Progression Event on the 1st April.
You can also visit universities on their open days, we offer a select number of trips during the summer term.
Unistats. The official website for comparing Higher Education statistics. Includes official date for undergraduate courses on each university and colleges university and colleges satisfaction scores in the National Student Survey, jobs and salaries after study and other key performance information.
The Complete University Guide. (Contains University League Tables) A website that contains lots of useful information and advice. It also provides a ranking list of universities.
Which university A website designed to help students make more informed decisions about their higher education choices.
Comparetheuni.com This website enables you to compare universities and subjects side by side for rankings(including the Times and Guardian league tables) student satisfaction, employment rates etc.
The Government main website for providing information, advice and guidance on the Student Finance process. This is also where you will make your Student Finance application. A useful resources on here is the Student Finance calculator which will give you a rough estimate of what you may be entitled to.
Student Finance Talk at JLC, Tuesday 10th March
If you are applying for Oxford, Cambridge or are an early applicant for Medical courses, please email email@example.com or join our A*spire team for further support with BMAT, UCAT and other admissions test.
Higher Apprenticeships & Employment
At John Leggott College our Careers and Progression Team work with our Academic Advocates to provide support for your progression after JLC, whether that be full time employment or a higher apprenticeship application delivered via our tutorial programme.
What is a Higher Apprenticeship?
A Higher Apprenticeship is a full time job, where you learn while you earn. Qualifications are from Level 4 to Level 7. You will be employed by a company, but will also be a student at a college, or a university.
Labour Market Information
These fantastic resources from Careers Yorkshire and Humber are an interesting read and also focus on future jobs that will be needed in the Humber and Lincolnshire area. https://lmihumber.co.uk/humber-profile/north-lincolnshire/
Employers & Education Providers
Employers and Education Providers
As a Sixth Form College with over 1600 students that are seeking to develop their employability skills as well as gain industry knowledge, we would love if you could share your expertise; this may be through presentations, workshops, mock interviews etc.
If this is something you are interested in, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
To view the full Careers Programme click here. Our careers programme is reviewed annually at the end of the academic year.
Our work experience provision allows you to gain valuable industry experience and make contacts with individuals and companies. Our robust links with both regional and national employers means that every student can expect to undertake work experience placements in their chosen sectors. At John Leggott College, we place a high emphasis on employability skills and their importance within a forever increasingly competitive Labour Market. Our employability advisor can match your requirements with one or more of 315 employers, covering a wide variety of sectors and job roles. This exposure to an industry helps you to decide on your chosen career, develop key employability skills and also looks great on your application, whether this is for University, an apprenticeship or on to a job. You will be supported through the whole process by our team.
Placements are completely bespoke to fit around you and your timetable, ranging from short industry observation days, to one-week placements, longer term placements and shadowing opportunities.
For more information contact: email@example.com
Our Industry Placement provision allows you to gain a long term placement within an industry. The program offers a placement with an employer focusing on developing practical and technical skills required for the occupation. They are substantial placements in length that take place in the students desired industry and aim to mimic the typical working day.
Industry Placements can also be known as T Levels. This is a new initiative that the government have implement.
The difference between an Industry Placement and work experience is the length of the placement and is also only offered in selective curriculum areas.
For more information contact: firstname.lastname@example.org