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Our Services

The Schools Team at Nottingham College is dedicated to working in partnership with schools to help young people make informed decisions about their future.

We offer a variety of activities, presentations and workshops, both at the College and in schools, to enable your students to learn more about the range of opportunities available to them. The Schools Team aims to raise aspirations and ensure students are aware of the opportunities available to them in further and higher education, providing a comprehensive service to allow students to make a successful transition.

Activities at School: Interactive Presentations and Workshops

Our service includes presentations and workshops about the following:

  • College Pathways
  • Applying to College
  • Understanding Apprenticeships
  • Interview Skills
  • Understanding Higher Education

Activities at Nottingham College

Taster sessions

Held at our Nottingham College campuses across the city, interactive taster sessions give students the opportunity to experience the college setting as well as a chance to go hands on with a range of exciting subjects. If we offer a vocational course in it, students can give it a try. These are available to small groups with similar interests, larger groups or even whole year groups as either a full or half day. Whatever your needs, we can arrange a bespoke day at one or more of our campuses. 

College Visits

We can provide an in-depth campus tour, showing students our fantastic facilities and the comprehensive range of courses available at each campus. 

Employability Days

School groups are invited along to participate in an industry-style day where they can find out more about a particular industry sector, for example catering construction, sport or hair and beauty . Students can participate in a variety of different workshops during the day, providing them with a fantastic opportunity to have a go at various activities and find out all they need to know about a particular industry 

Apprenticeship & Employability Fair

During National Apprenticeship Week the College delivers its annual Apprenticeship & Employability Fair. Sector and industry specialists are available to help students understand the benefits of an apprenticeship and the types of roles, careers and progression opportunities available. A number of activities will be taking place including an information area for employers/​training providers and interactive demonstrations. 

How to book a session

Feel free to contact us if you would like to arrange an informal chat about the support we can offer to your students in terms of activities and interventions to introduce the options available after leaving school. We are more than happy to either meet at your school or host you at one of our Nottingham College campuses. 

To find out more details about how we can support your careers programme please contact our Schools Team.