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Careers

The Careers + Employment Service offers information, advice and guidance on any career related questions you may have. It is available to all BLC students and it can be accessed using your student log-in. We offer help and support around five key areas:

  • About Me

Including decision making and skills analysis: Careers matching quiz and psychometric tests through the portal and a Skills Check accessed through the National Careers Service.

  • My Opportunities

Helping you to understand the range of careers available and what employers are looking for.

Job profilesuniversity course searchApprenticeship searchDegree Apprenticeships searchjob searchself-employment

You can also access information about industries, jobs and HE progression on each course page on the website.

  • My Journey

Helping you action plan for the career you would like and set goals.

  • My Experience

Through work experience, volunteering and part time work

Part-time workvolunteeringVolunteer Centres

  • My Toolkit

Helping you with CV writing, application forms and interview techniques. Including preparation and guidance on writing personal statements for jobs and university courses.

CV BuilderCV advicecover letter adviceUCAS personal statements

Our service and offer:

The Careers + Employment Service also offer information, advice and guidance through one to one appointments with a specialist adviser and workshops during your lessons.

How to contact us:

www.blc.ac.uk/fe-careers/ 

Buxton & Leek College
Appointments available: Monday – Friday 9:00am-4:30pm
Book in person by visiting the Devonshire library at Buxton or Leek HUB
01298 330309 (Buxton) / 01298 330891 (Leek)/ careersbuxton@derby.ac.uk

Kedleston Road, Derby
Appointments available: Monday – Friday 9:00am-4:30pm
Book in person by visiting the upper ground floor, Library, Kedleston Road
01332 591334 / careers@derby.ac.uk