We give students the skills they need to be competitive in today's economy and our mission is to make all of our students as successful as we can.
We have a dedicated careers area aimed at helping you choose the right course and the right career.
The Matrix Accredited College Careers Service provides current and potential students with independent information, advice and guidance in all areas related to careers.
All other centres are visited regularly, allowing students to access drop-in, Job Shop and our resources.
We offer a dedicated area packed with the latest resources, access to careers guidance software and the opportunity to book individual confidential appointments, with Level 6 professionally qualified Careers Advisors.
Services we offer:
Career & course guidance
Help with CV’s & covering letters
Advice on voluntary and work experience opportunities
Job search & application advice
What career is right for you?
- A career assessment where you can learn about yourself and careers that are suitable for you
- Find the right career based on your career interest
- Find the right career based on your course interest
- Create a CV
Start today and find the right career for your future.
Or, if you already have a career in mind, but you’re not sure what you need to study to pursue that career, we can help you get one step closer to that dream job.
Have you considered a career in...
Information Technology and Telecommunications Directors
Salary: £40,443 - £102,125
Predicted 5.9% increase in jobs by 2024
Production Managers and Directors in Construction
Salary: £23,896 - £65,684
Predicted 4.3% increase in jobs by 2024
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At Kirklees College, we are dedicated to providing our students with the best educational experience available. In addition to supporting students to develop knowledge in the classroom, we are passionate about helping students to gain the skills they need to successfully progress in their chosen career. Our Career & Personal Development Passport and Placement Programmes support students to achieve this.
Get your Degree
Kirklees College has around 500 students each year progressing on to degree level qualifications in both Universities and Further Education Colleges. This map shows the 2020 destinations of Kirklees College Students in UK Universities and Colleges.
Our students are accessing a wide range of degree programmes such as Midwifery, Nursing, Art and Design Subjects, Zoology, Optometry, Criminology, Architecture and Civil Engineering to name a few. Vocational qualifications will not close the door for those students wanting to apply for degree level study and we have a dedicated careers team that will help with completing the UCAS process.