Careers Guidance at Barnfield College

 

Barnfield College strives to create opportunities for it’s students to progress, and we ensure that all our courses and extra curricular programmes are career focussed. Our students can find advice and guidance here on how they can best take their next step into the working world.

 

Careers

Students at Barnfield College are given many opportunities to develop their future prospects whilst at college. We understand that your time at Barnfield College is a small part of your journey in your bright future and we want to support you as much as we can. We’re focused on your career as much as you and are committed to high-quality careers education, advice and guidance.

Whether you are a current learner, considering joining Barnfield or a past student, our admissions and student support teams will provide you with independent and impartial careers guidance, to help you explore your options and choose the career path that’s right for you.

We work with many different services across the local area, such as Luton Youth Services and the National Careers Service in order to offer our students up to date information on what kind of career paths they can take after leaving college. You can find out more about careers guidance from the government here, and find out more from the Luton Youth Services here.

As a Barnfield College student, you will also have on-programme support to assist your journey to your desired employment goal. Our GAP work experience team work tirelessly to ensure that all our students have the opportunity to gain relevant work experience. You can find out more about GAP at Barnfield College here on our dedicated website. We ensure our students are given the help and guidance they need to develop the skills necessary to succeed in work.

 

Life after Barnfield College

Stepping off after college doesn’t mean moving straight into employment, and we have a number of progression routes into Higher Education here at Barnfield. You can view our Higher Education Courses here, or alternatively, take a look through the courses we offer alongside the University of Bedfordshire here.

There are plenty of ways to boost your CV even after you’ve finished studying at college, your continuing professional development (CPD) is important to help ensure that you are constantly improving and learning new skills to give you an employment edge. Take a look at some of the free ‘Skills Toolkit’ courses available to you here, and continue to add new valuable skills to your CV.

 

Find out more

To find out more about our careers and advice and guidance, you can read our Admissions and IAG policy here. If you have any questions about accessing careers guidance and support then feel free to give us a call on 01582 569569 or email heretohelp@barnfield.ac.uk. If you would like to speak to us about your future after Barnfield College, you can contact our Career’s & Progression Coordinator Safia Butt at safia.butt@barnfield.ac.uk, or if you would like to speak to a Careers Advisor or book a 1 to 1 appointment, please email careers@barnfield.ac.uk.