Careers Service

Real Lives, Real Futures, Real Careers

Our Careers Service team can support you with all aspects of careers advice and guidance, to make sure you’re informed on all progression opportunities. The team can assist you with everything from choosing the right programme to applying for jobs.

The support you’ll receive ensures you develop the confidence and resilience needed to achieve your future goals. Click the menus below to see the full list of services we offer, information on other recommended careers advice services and a range of career planning tools and resources. If you’d like more one-to-one advice our Careers Clinics are designed to help you make decisions on learning, training and work, at all stages of your life.

Our careers service and clinics are for learners of all ages.

Careers service and clinics are available for learners of all ages

Our careers service and clinics are available for learners of all ages. Current students can book appointments through the ‘Careers Page’ on the learner dashboard

Career Coach

Match your personality to a career to assist you with educational and career planning.

Take a Careers Assessment

Get help with writing your CV

Our CV Builder guides you through the process of creating a CV, instructing on where to include relevant content and explaining the significance of each section.

Build my CV

Browse Careers

Explore all available programmes based on your desired career path.

Browse Careers



Our team can offer advice, guidance and signposting to:

  • General careers advice
  • Information about specific careers
  • Tailored Careers workshops for SEND students to support with individual career action plans
  • Choosing a college programme
  • CV writing
  • Interview preparation
  • Completing application forms
  • Job searching
  • How to make yourself more employable
  • Specific information on Apprenticeships
  • Securing an industry placement
  • UCAS registration and the application process (for those applying to university)
  • Writing UCAS personal statements (for those applying to university)



Learners at Coventry College are invited to attend a series of events throughout the year to support progression. These events include, Higher Education and careers fairs, as well as careers talks from industry speakers and experts.

View Careers Calendar



Start is a digital careers platform with the information, advice and tools to help you explore and plan for your future. Explore employment themes, search in-depth career profiles, videos, articles to get a view of what the world of work is really like and find what inspires you.

Visit Start website


Prospects is a leading careers service. They help to guide you to a bright future with unrivalled information, advice and opportunities.

Visit Prospects website

National Careers Service

The National Careers Service provides you the information, advice and guidance you'll need to make decisions on learning, training and work at all stages of your career.

Visit National Careers Service website


icould provides careers ideas and information for your future.

Visit icould website

Labour Market Information

Labour market information provided by the Coventry and Warwickshire Careers Hub is a useful tool to help research future jobs in the local area, understand the skills needed for certain roles and the demand for future employment.

Labour Market Information (PDF)

Talking Futures

Talking Futures is an online toolkit for parents and carers to help start careers conversations with your young person.

Visit Talking Futures website

Careers Clinics

Whether you’re a learner at the College or not, our Careers Clinics are designed to give you sound information, advice and guidance. We can help you to make decisions on learning, training and work, at all stages of your life. Our Careers Clinics take place each Tuesday, 1pm – 4pm and Friday, 10am – 1pm.

Our careers strategy

Coventry College has an embedded careers strategy, in line with the 8 Gatsby Benchmarks, to enable the College to assess and measure the impact of our careers programme on learners. We regularly review our Careers Service, and invite feedback from learners, parents, carers and employers, to enable us to continue to develop our careers programme. You can provide feedback by contacting our Careers Team.

We’re committed to giving learners access to local job and volunteering opportunities. If you are a local employer with vacancies you’d like us to promote to our learners please get in touch with us too.

Get in touch with our Careers Team

Email: [email protected]