Career Pathways

There are those students who know exactly what they’d like to do after leaving Manor College, or at least they have a vague idea about where they’d like to be in the future. For others, deciding what to do next can be a difficult decision. We will support you in making that all-important decision – and give you the guidance you need to succeed.

Click Here to see the destinations of all our students in 2017

Study a higher education qualification at a University or college: At Manor College, we will do everything in our power to ensure that your entry to higher or further education is as easy as possible. We hold regular UCAS workshops for students to get support with their personal statements and university applications, and we organise presentations and visits to numerous universities all over the country to ensure our students are well informed and confident about their choice of University.
Useful Websites: 
www.ucas.com www.university.which.co.uk www.realuniguide.com www.unipodadvice.com www.thecompleteuniversityguide.co.uk  

Go on to an Apprenticeship: If you choose to go on to an Apprenticeship, you’ll get the chance to learn hands-on skills, earn money and gain qualifications such as an NVQ, Functional Skills and a technical certificate. We can give you guidance about which business sector best suits your skills and help you find the right  apprenticeship for you, as well offering endless guidance and support with your applications.
Useful Websites: 
www.apprenticeships.org.uk www.tradecareeruk.co.uk www.gov.uk/apprenticeships-guide www.cityandguilds.com www.apprenticeships.qa.com www.bconstructive.co.uk/apprenticeships

Get a job: If you’re hoping to go straight into full-time employment after College, we will help you tailor your skills and guide you in the right direction to finding a job you’ll love. Manor College offers a number of workshops where students can build and improve their CV's, practise their interview skills and get help and advice when completing job applications.

Useful Websites: 
www.aftercollege.com www.allaboutcareers.com www.nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk www.gov.uk/jobsearch www.jobs.nhs.uk

Transition to employment: The transition from a full time student to a full time employee can be very difficult. The resource below is a guide for graduates on how to conduct a jon search, as well at tips on writing CVs, and pitfalls to avoid when job searching.

http://www.learnhowtobecome.org/grads-get-hired-guide/