Need help deciding which course to apply for?
With so many courses on offer, you might want some help to choose the one that is right for you.
If you are not sure what you would like to study, or want to know which course you can follow to help you to achieve your career goals, then our careers team will be happy to help you.
Our experienced advisers will discuss your options with you and guide you towards applying for a course that suits your plans. We are happy to offer you guidance in person, over the phone, by email or at one of our Open Events. Why not call us to arrange a guidance meeting?
Ongoing career support
Once you are here, enjoying your course, our careers team will continue to give you career planning support. We can help you plan your next course, and if you want to progress to Higher Education, the careers team are here to help you with choosing a course and completing the university application
We provide advice and guidance in the following areas:
- Career choices
- Progressing on to your next course
- Applying to university
- Writing a CV
- Job searching techniques
- Completing job application forms
- Job interview techniques
Careers centre – you will have access to a careers library with:
- Books and resources to help you investigate career options
- Computers and electronic careers programmes
- University information and prospectuses
Want to retrain or extend your qualifications?
It might be a while since you were in education, but don’t be daunted about coming back. Lots of adults study at OCVC and we have created some courses specifically for people who want to retrain either because they want to change their career or have been forced to do so because of redundancy or unemployment.
We have National Careers advisers who specialise in helping anyone over 19 on their journey towards employment. Get in touch to access free and confidential advice which includes:
- Help with CV writing, application forms and interview techniques
- Advice on courses and qualifications
- Help with career choices and changes
- Job searching or looking for work