Careers Advice & Guidance Service

If you’re unsure of your options and don’t know which A Levels subjects to study to achieve your dreams, the Careers Team are on hand to support you – even before you become a Dudley Sixth student! You can book an appointment online with a Careers or come along to an open event where they will be on hand to help you.  

We also have an interactive Careers Tool to help you figure out what courses will suit your career goals and the course options you can choose to land that dream job.  

Once you become a student and begin your studies, our Careers Team will encourage you to look ahead to the career you want. Your future aspirations are very much at the heart of what we do and we’re on hand to support you. From your early days of transition from school to college, throughout your time at Dudley Sixth as well as beyond, we will give you the information you need when you need it. 

We pride ourselves that whichever campus you are studying at, you will receive a consistent, first-class service from the Careers Team.  As a result, over the years we’ve helped thousands of students in your position achieve their goals, whether it be a place at a prestigious university, further study at college, an apprenticeship or into employment. 

The guidance team offers a wide range of support services to students before, during and at the end of your course. Our team have a wide range of expertise, which can help you succeed. 

We can offer: 

  • one to one guidance interviews to help you choose and plan your career path 
  • advice and help in choosing and enrolling on a learning programme 
  • advice and support with financial and welfare issues that relate to your learning
  • access to information and resources on occupations, careers and higher education  
  • helping to progress on to higher qualifications and help with university applications 
  • help in developing your skills and techniques when looking for work experience or a job 
  • help in writing applications and compiling your CV 
  • information on holiday, gap year work and local vacancies both full and part time 
  • a comprehensive careers library, which is available on a drop-in basis providing a wide range of course guides, higher education prospectuses and careers information. The host of computerised programmes available ensure you have the latest technology and information at your fingertips. 

Our highly experienced team work according to the advice and frameworks put forward by the Careers Development Institute (CDI), which means you can be sure you’re receiving impartial advice and guidance throughout your time at college. In addition, the Careers Team adheres to The Gatsby Benchmarks and hold the Matrix quality standard, ensuring a high-quality service delivered with professionalism and expertise.