Careers Advice

Through our Student Information Centre, our Progress Tutors and Library Learning Centres, students have access to a wide range of careers advice and information as well as assistance with UCAS personal statements, CVs and job applications

Your future career

Your future career

If you’re not sure what you want to do after you complete your course, we have resources and staff available to help you explore your options.

Student Information Centre
The Student Information Centre has a team of Student Advisors available five days a week to assist you in finding the right course and supporting your chosen career pathway.

The Student Information Centre can help you with:

  • Information, advice and guidance about courses
  • Careers education, information, advice and guidance
  • Higher Education, Student Loans and university information

Progress Tutors
Your progress tutor will discuss your progression and careers options with you both in groups and on a one-to-one basis. You will also have the opportunity to take part in CV and UCAS personal statement workshops and attend careers, university and Apprenticeship information talks and events.

Library Learning Centres
Our Library Learning Centres contain information about careers, universities and applying for jobs. These resources are available for all students to use and our friendly staff can help you locate careers information.

Student Information Centre

Call now

01704 392704

Term Time

Monday 8.15am – 5pm
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 8.15am- 7.00pm
Friday 8.15am – 5pm

Outside Term Time

Monday to Thursday 8.30am – 5pm
Friday 8.30am – 4.00pm

Careers guidance and what to expect

As a student at Southport College you have access to a lot of careers information and guidance resources.

You can also expect to:

  • Discuss your progression and career options with your progress tutor
  • Have the opportunity to attend careers, higher education and apprenticeship fairs
  • Be offered assistance with your UCAS personal statement or CV/job application

Careers Advice Questions

We are often asked the following questions by many of our students...

Your Progress Tutor and/or course tutor will be able to go through all of your progression options with you and can they may also direct you to additional resources online or in the Library Learning Centres.

Progress Tutors are able to help students with their personal statements and university applications. In addition, you may also have contact with the College’s Admissions Team who process and send UCAS applications.

College staff organise careers fairs so all students have the chance to speak to universities and employers related to their chosen subject area.

Learning Support

If you have identified a learning difficulty and/or a disability, the Learning Support Team will contact you to discuss how to support you appropriately. Identified students who disclose a support need are individually interviewed to assess their needs and the level/type of support or tutoring required.

Financial Support

At Southport College we have a range of financial support packages designed to help meet a range of cost associated with studying including bursaries, travel passes, help with kit and uniforms and childcare support.

Personal Support

Our aim is to ensure every student reaches their potential with us and we have staff available for any individual who may need support and care. Students can access counselling and personal support during their time with us.