Career Advice and Guidance

The College has its own Careers Centre and an employment service BHired, staffed by experienced and qualified staff. Appointments and drop in sessions are available on a daily basis throughout the year for students wanting advice on their options when they have completed their courses, or support in applying for jobs or to university.

If you are thinking of doing a course at Bournville and would like careers advice to help you decide on the best option for you, the careers team can help. You can either call 0121 477 1316 or email [email protected] and an adviser will be able to help you. The careers team are also available at college open days, choice and admissions events and enrolment to help you decide on the course and career that is best for you.

Quality Assurance The Careers service has gained the MATRIX Award for the quality of information, advice and guidance provided. Feedback and suggestions for developing the service further are always welcomed.

Equal Opportunities The careers team are committed to equal opportunities and aim to treat all people with respect and as individuals regardless of their background and circumstances.

The National Careers Service offers the following services:

13-18 year olds: you can contact a National Careers Service Adviser on 0800 100 900, and you can access webchat, a moderated chatroom, or e-mail an adviser at the National Careers Service

19 years and older: services as with 13-18 year olds, but you can also get face-to-face advice by calling 0800 100 900 to make an appointment with an adviser at your nearest NCS office.

Birmingham Connexions provides careers information, advice and guidance to young people who are not in education, employment or training (NEET), have a disability, or are vulnerable in some way .For further details, visit: http://www.connexions-bs.co.uk/

Connexions advisers will be available to defined groups of students within the college.

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