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COVID-19
The college is open, and hygiene measures are in place to make the college as safe as it can be for our learners, staff and guests.
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New Courses & Support for Newton Rigg Students
From September 2021, we will be offering new courses in land-based studies & uniformed public services and are accepting Newton Rigg applications for the second year of study in four course areas.
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There are a variety of opportunities to explore when considering what step to take towards your future career, including full-time courses, part-time courses, degree-level courses and apprenticeships!

Making the decision

At Kendal College we understand that making decisions about your future can be challenging. Useful careers websites are listed below and our helpful Student Services Team is always on hand to talk you through your options.

E: hello@kendal.ac.uk
T: 01539 814700
Social Media: Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

Give us a follow for an insight into the day-to-day activities taking place across our campuses!

Our Open Events offer a great way to explore what’s available and find the best match for you.

Find out when our next one is here.

Inspira also offer free, impartial careers advice to young people and adults. Book a chat with them here.

Useful careers websites

Start Profile
www.startprofile.com

A free national website that covers all the stages of career planning - explore your skills & interests, see suggested careers and find relevant courses, apprenticeships and jobs close to where you live.

Prospects
www.prospects.ac.uk/planner

Answer questions about what you find interesting and they'll match you with job groups containing more than 400 job profiles.

National Careers Website
https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk

This site includes a range of job profiles, employability tools and careers advice.

Apprenticeships
https://www.apprenticeships.gov.uk/

Earn while you learn with an apprenticeship.

Volunteering
www.do-it.org

A national search engine. Volunteering is a great way to discover what you like and don’t like doing. It also gives you valuable work experience which looks fantastic on your CV. If you can’t find what you are looking for, contact employers directly.

Careers guidance for students

The College offers information, advice and guidance to help students plan their next step after College.

This includes:

  • Your Bright Future website with information & advice about opportunities, making a decision, putting plans into action, and an online jobs board
  • Enterprise & Innovation MS Team, sharing ideas & resources and hosting inspiring guest speakers
  • Group tutorials covering careers, job & university applications and money management
  • Information & resources for parents
  • Individual support for careers decisions, CVs, applications, personal statements & interviews available from Student Experience and Progression Officers
  • Guest speakers from industry and universities
  • Trips to employers and universities

Inspira also offer free, impartial careers advice to young people and adults. Book a chat with them here.

Careers support for schools

We offer a range of free careers services to schools, including:

  • Assemblies & workshops on post-16 and post-18 options
  • Attendance at careers fairs
  • Mock interview support
  • Taster days & visits

For more information, please contact:

Adele Mundy, our Student Services Manager

T: 01539 814734
E: adele.mundy@kendal.ac.uk