Careers advice for students

Your time at college is valuable. How you spend it will determine what direction you take following your time with us.

We are here to help you make the right decisions – so make use of us while you can! We can help you in a number of different ways:

  • Before you start a course at college we can help you to decide the most appropriate course to take
  • While you are at the college, we can help you do decide which career you want to do by considering your skills, interests and abilities in relation to your goals
  • Help you to source and explore labour market information for all kinds of careers
  • Supporting you to improve your employability and career management skills based on what employers look for
  • We can support you in obtaining information on your options following your course – university, training or paid work.

Our careers resources are also available through our Google Classroom and can be accessed 24/7. We can also provide information in a variety of accessible formats as required.

University guidance and support

Our Careers Team provide advice and support for students planning to study higher education, including:

  • Researching higher education
  • Completing UCAS applications
  • Writing personal statements
  • Attending interviews for higher education
  • Student finance
  • University open days and higher education fairs
  • Webinars, taster sessions and guest lectures

Employment information and guidance

Our Careers Team offer a wide range of services to help students find employment and make an informative choice about their future career. Our services include:

  • Employer workshops and talks
  • Employer site visits
  • How to find and apply for job vacancies
  • CV and cover letter support
  • Job interview tips
  • Mock interviews
  • Developing employability skills

Contact a Careers Adviser

Our Careers Team is based in Learner Services and they offer appointments as well as a drop in service. You can email a Careers Adviser at careers@wvr.ac.uk

Book a one-to-one appointment with a Careers Adviser by calling 01925 494660.

Availability

Warrington campus – Monday to Friday

Winsford campus – Wednesday only

All appointments are between 8.30am and 5pm.

Evening appointments are available on request.