2020-2021 A Guide for - School Leavers - Sheffield College

 
2020-2021 A Guide for - School Leavers - Sheffield College
2020-2021   A Guide for
            School Leavers
2020-2021 A Guide for - School Leavers - Sheffield College
OPEN
DAYS
2020-2021 A Guide for - School Leavers - Sheffield College
OPEN DAYS                                    We hold Open Days throughout the
                                                 year so you don’t have to just take
                                                 our word for why you should join us.
                                                 We want you to see for yourself!

                                                 Our City, Hillsborough, Olive Grove and Peaks Campuses
                                                 will be open on the dates across the page. You’ll have the
  Thursday                    Thursday           opportunity to:

 24       th
October 2019
                              21
                         November 2019
                                       st        meet the people who will
                                                 be teaching you and discuss
                                                 in detail what your study
                                                 programme involves
                                                                                     see where you’ll be spending
                                                                                     your spare time on campus,
                                                                                     including our Lavazza coffee
                                                                                     shops, refectories, Revive
                                                                                     Beauty Salon and The Silver
                                                 tour our fantastic facilities and   Plate Restaurant
                                                 see where you’ll be studying
                                                                                     get the chance to look
  Tuesday                      Monday            find out more about how             at our sports teams and
                                                 to travel to our campuses,          enrichment offer, and the

 28        th
                                9    th          including our excellent bus,        clubs and societies we have
                                                 tram and rail links                 for you to join
                                                 speak to our Careers Team           enjoy interactive taster
                                                 about your interests, ambitions     sessions and discover what
January 2020                March 2020           and what career path to follow      you like
                                                 to achieve them
                                                                                     find out what support will be
                                                 take a look at examples of          available to you
                                                 work you’ll be doing on your
                                                 study programme
           From 4pm – 7pm
   Please note university level information      To find out which subject areas are based at which campus on the
will be available at our City and Hillsborough   night, take a look through the curriculum contents of this guide
                Campuses only.                   or visit www.sheffcol.ac.uk/open-days
2020-2021 A Guide for - School Leavers - Sheffield College
Head to www.sheffcol.ac.uk/open-days
to book your place or just turn up on the
  day. We look forward to meeting you!
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                                                         CONTENTS
“I HAVE GAINED
 SO MUCH                                                 Open Days

                                                         Welcome

                                                         Join us
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                                                                                        04

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                                                                                             Getting you ready for work

                                                                                             Gaining career experience

                                                                                             Skills academies
                                                                                                                                 32

                                                                                                                                 34

                                                                                                                                 36

 FROM MY
                                                         The Silver Plate Restaurant    08   English and Maths                   38

                                                         Revive Hair and Beauty Salon   10   Student support                     40

                                                         Learning Resource Centres      12   Money                               42

                                                         Campuses across the city       12   Transport                           44

 TIME AT THE
                                                         Student experience             14   Careers index                       48

                                                         Sport                          18   Course contents                     60

                                                         Clubs, trips and societies     20   A Levels                           140

 SHEFFIELD
                                                         Students’ Union                22   Apprenticeships                    144

                                                         Teaching                       24   How to apply                       150

                                                         What can I study?              26   Entry requirements                 152

 COLLEGE.”
Daniel Ashmore
Former catering student and Head Chef of The Pompadour
restaurant at the five-star Waldorf Astoria, Edinburgh

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WELCOME
Deciding on your next steps after leaving
school is exciting and liberating!

You get to choose the subjects that you          In addition to some great study
enjoy, and which play to your interests          programmes and facilities, we provide
and strengths.                                   valuable careers information, advice
                                                 and guidance as you progress towards
There’s an exhilarating sense of
                                                 achieving your goals.
freedom that comes with that, as well
as responsibility. We are here to help           After completing studies with us, the
you make the choice that is right for you.       majority of our students go on to a
                                                 wide range of destinations, including
We offer a great range of study
                                                 Apprenticeships, further training,
programmes that will help you go further
                                                 employment and university.                On average, learners who achieve a Level
in education, training, employment and
your long-term career.                           We are really proud of our diverse        3 qualification will earn £6,888 a year more
                                                 student community and offer many          than someone with no formal qualifications
You will be able to start at the qualification
                                                 enrichment activities, including trips,
that is best for you with the opportunity
                                                 sports and getting involved with our      in the Sheffield City Region. This equates
to progress in your career pathway.                                                        to approximately £261.7 thousand in
                                                 Students’ Union.
Our students learn in multi-million pound
                                                 College life is different from school.    higher earnings over a working lifetime.
facilities at four main campuses across
                                                 Do get in touch to find out more.
the city, all easily accessible by public
                                                 We look forward to welcoming you.
transport.

                                                 Angela Foulkes
                                                 Chief Executive and Principal,
                                                 The Sheffield College

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                                                                                         www.sheffcol.ac.uk

JOIN US
At The Sheffield College you have an unrivalled
choice of study programmes and A Levels to
choose from.

Alternatively, you may prefer to gain       To give you every opportunity to
experience and new skills on-the-           succeed, we include masterclasses by
job whilst earning a wage with an           professionals, visits to the workplace,
Apprenticeship. We offer exactly the        industry placements, mentoring, careers

                                                                                                              Civil Engineering
right option to help you go further;        advice, projects set by employers, and
not only in the first instance but also     opportunities to exhibit work and make
as you grow, develop and progress.          presentations in everything we do.

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Our study programmes, A Levels and          All of this comes from within a college
Apprenticeships focus on your personal      that sits at the heart of a vibrant city
and academic development, as well as        alongside two of the UK’s largest

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your progression to help you achieve        universities. With over 50,000 students
your career goals as we work with you       in Sheffield, student life is rich, varied
throughout your journey.                    and enjoyable.
Our key focus is ensuring your career       With us, you’ll be able to join sports
success, and creating opportunities and     teams, societies and clubs, enjoy days
experiences so that you gain as many        out and trips away, and take advantage
key employability skills as possible.       of our fantastic fitness, beauty and
By the time you leave us, we want you       catering facilities.
to feel confident applying for university
                                            We look forward to welcoming you.
or employment so that you stand out
in competitive situations.

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                                                                                                          Sample menu

THE SILVER PLATE
                                                                                                               Starters
                                                                                               Smoked haddock fishcake, hollandaise sauce

RESTAURANT
                                                                                                  Goat’s cheese & herb parfait, beetroot
                                                                                                      Roasted tomato & basil soup

                                                                                                                Mains
                                                                                                     Pan fried hake, mussel chowder

Nestled within our City Campus overlooking                                                  Rump of Seven Hills lamb, Sand Hutton asparagus,
                                                                                                   wild garlic pesto & fondant potato
the Sheffield skyline, The Sheffield College has
                                                                                        Sweet potato, caramelised onion & spinach tart, watercress
a culinary secret we would like to share with                                                       served with seasonal vegetables
you – The Silver Plate Restaurant.
                                                                                                              Desserts
As a catering and hospitality student      In addition, The Silver Plate Restaurant
                                                                                          Chocolate mousse, toasted marshmallow & hazelnuts
at The Sheffield College, you’ll get the   has retained its award of the prestigious
opportunity to train and work in our       AA College Rosette Highly Commended                    Yorkshire parkin, Tomlinson’s rhubarb
incredible, award-winning restaurant.      award.                                                  Crème brulee, lavender shortbread
The Silver Plate is managed by our         Our students working in the restaurant
fantastic catering and hospitality         have also won numerous awards,
students under the supervision of our      including Young Restaurant Team of the
expert staff; some of whom are Master      Year and Young Master Chef of the Year.
Chefs of Great Britain.
                                           The Silver Plate Restaurant has links with
Serving exquisite, varied and locally      a range of top industry chefs who are
sourced food throughout the week, the      past students of The Sheffield College.
award-winning Silver Plate Restaurant      They include Rupert Rowley, former
allows students to showcase their talent   Head Chef of Michelin starred restaurant
as we host tasting menus, lunch and        Fischer’s at Baslow, and Tom Lawson of
evening meals, and our sought after        AA Rosette restaurant, Rafters. These
themed nights to the public.               chefs regularly hold guest lectures
                                           for our students and support them to
Students get the chance to go further
                                           provide our customers with the highest
in the kitchens or front-of-house roles
                                           quality food and service.
as they provide high quality food and
exceptional silver service.                If you’re interested in studying catering
                                           and hospitality, we feel confident in
The department has recently been
                                           saying there’s no better place to do it
awarded a much coveted Hospitality
                                           than The Silver Plate Restaurant and
Guild Gold accreditation, with
                                           The Sheffield College.
Patisserie and Food & Beverage Service
recognised as Centres for Excellence.      Make sure you pop in and take a look
                                           when you visit one of our Open Days.

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REVIVE HAIR AND
BEAUTY SALON
Whether you’re a budding hair stylist, beauty
therapist, beautician or make-up artist, hair and
beauty study programmes and Apprenticeships at
The Sheffield College give you the opportunity to
learn your trade in our hair and beauty salon, Revive.

Revive is open to the public, and           As a hair and beauty student you’ll
operates exactly like every other hair      be an integral part of the team, with
and beauty salon in Sheffield; with         responsibilities to represent and
receptionists, paying facilities and real   promote the salon, keep the salon        Revive sample treatments
customers.                                  stocked, look after customers and
                                            perform treatments – exactly as you                  AM                                   PM
                                            will when you enter the world of work.
                                                                                                 Blow-dry, Sets, Cutting and Colour
                                                                                     Monday                                           Lash, Brow and Tanning
                                                                                                 Services, Lash, Brow and Tanning

                                                                                                                                      Advanced Colour and Cutting
                                                                                                 Blow-dry, Sets, Cutting and Colour
                                                                                     Tuesday                                          Services, Advanced Facials, Full
                                                                                                 Services
                                                                                                                                      Body Massage, Pamper Package

                                                                                                 Advanced Cutting Services,           Advanced Cutting and Colour,
                                                                                     Wednesday   Manicure, Pedicure, Waxing,          Manicure, Pedicure, Waxing,
                                                                                                 Eye Treatments and Facial            Eye Treatments and Facial

                                                                                                                                      Advanced Cutting and Colour
                                                                                                 Blow-dry, Sets, Cutting and Colour
                                                                                     Thursday                                         Services, Advanced Facials, Full
                                                                                                 Services, Lash, Brow and Tanning
                                                                                                                                      Body Massage, Pamper Packages

                                                                                                                                      Blow-dry, Sets, Cutting and
                                                                                                 Blow-dry, Sets, Cutting and Colour
                                                                                                                                      Colour Services, Manicure,
                                                                                     Friday      Services, Manicure, Pedicure,
                                                                                                                                      Pedicure, Waxing, Eye Treatments
                                                                                                 Waxing, Eye Treatments and Facial
                                                                                                                                      and Facial

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LEARNING RESOURCE
CENTRES

                                                                                              CAMPUSES
At each of our four main campuses we have
a Learning Resource Centre – or LRC as they’re
more commonly known amongst our students.

                                                                                              ACROSS
Our Learning Resource Centres offer              When you first start at The Sheffield
a wide variety of print and electronic           College you will have an induction in the
resources to support your learning               LRC. The staff there will explain exactly
and help you go further. We have                 what they do and how you can access
an excellent collection of resources,            their support. You will also be introduced
including books, journals, newspapers,           to the lending system we operate to

                                                                                              THE CITY
videos, CDs, DVDs and access to a wide           enhance your study.
range of electronic resources through
                                                 Throughout the year, the LRC offers
our online Discovery Service.
                                                 workshops on essential study skills
The Learning Resources Team provide              such as notetaking, research and
a proactive and responsive service,              referencing. You’ll definitely find their
supporting the learning needs of all of          skills workshops very useful and we
our students. We have a dedicated team           recommend seeing them sooner rather
of staff who offer one-to-one support            than later.
with study skills, as well as subject-specific
                                                 As a student at The Sheffield College,
study support.
                                                 you’ll have access to LRCs at all of our
                                                 campuses, regardless of which one you
                                                 study at.

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LEARNING RESOURCE
CENTRES

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                                                      system we operate
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                     own tram stop,
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                                            as notetaking,  research and
a proactive and responsive service,              referencing. You’ll definitely find their
supporting the learning needs of all of          skills workshops very useful and we
our students. We have a dedicated team           recommend seeing them sooner rather
of staff who offer one-to-one support            than later.
with study skills, as well as subject-specific
                         Bakery                          Learning
                                           As a student at         Resource
                                                           The Sheffield      Centre
                                                                         College,
study support.
                                           you’ll have access to LRCs at all of our
                         Children’s nursery              Revive Hair
                                           campuses, regardless      and Beauty
                                                                  of which  one youSalon
                                           study at.
                        Construction workshops           Science labs

                        Dental labs                           Sports hall

                        Digital classrooms                    The Sheffield Sixth Form

                        Early years sensory rooms             The Silver Plate Restaurant

                        Hospital ward                         Training kitchens              If you require childcare, our on-site
                                                                                             nursery is available to students.
                                                                                             Please contact info@sheffcol.ac.uk
                                                                                             for more information.
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                        HILLSBOROUGH
At each of our four main campuses we have
a Learning Resource Centre – or LRC as they’re
more commonlyLivesey  Street, S6 2ET our students.
                        amongst

                      Our Hillsborough
Our Learning Resource Centres offer     When you Campus,            inSheffield
                                                   first start at The   the north
                      of the city, isLRC.
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                      and design, photography, performing
and help you go further. We have        what  they do  and  how   you can access
an excellent collection of resources,   their support. You will also be introduced
                      arts, media production
including books, journals, newspapers,  to the lending systemand     musicto all
                                                                 we operate
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                                                  your study.      also offers
range of electronic resources through
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our online Discovery Service.            business,          health
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of staff who offer one-to-one support             than later.
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                               fine art & print workshops       On-site  nursery College,
                                                  As a student at The Sheffield
study support.
                                                  you’ll have access to LRCs at all of our
                          3G sports pitch                       Photography studios
                                                  campuses, regardless of which one you
                          Automated glasshouses   study at.     Science labs

                        Fitness suites                        Sports hall

                        Floristry studios                     Sprung floor dance studios

                        Learning Resource Centre              Theatre

                        Mac suites                            TV studio & control room

                        Music rehearsal & recording           Veterinary suites
                        studios
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LEARNING RESOURCE
CENTRES
At each of our four main campuses we have
a Learning Resource Centre – or LRC as they’re
more commonly known amongst our students.

Our Learning Resource Centres offer              When you first start at The Sheffield
a wide variety of print and electronic           College you will have an induction in the
resources to support your learning               LRC. The staff there will explain exactly
and help you go further. We have                 what they do and how you can access
an excellent collection of resources,            their support. You will also be introduced
including books, journals, newspapers,           to the lending system we operate to
videos, CDs, DVDs and access to a wide           enhance your study.
range of electronic resources through
                                                 Throughout the year, the LRC offers
our online Discovery Service.
                                                 workshops on essential study skills
The Learning Resources Team provide              such as notetaking, research and
a proactive and responsive service,              referencing. You’ll definitely find their
supporting the learning needs of all of          skills workshops very useful and we
our students. We have a dedicated team           recommend seeing them sooner rather
of staff who offer one-to-one support            than later.
with study skills, as well as subject-specific
                                                 As a student at The Sheffield College,
study support.
                                                 you’ll have access to LRCs at all of our
                                                 campuses, regardless of which one you
                                                 study at.

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LEARNING RESOURCE
CENTRES
                        PEAKS
At each of our four main campuses we have
a Learning Resource Centre – or LRC as they’re
more commonlyWaterthorpe   Greenway,
                 known amongst    ourS20students.
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                     The SheffieldWhen
Our Learning Resource Centres offer   College’s
                                           you first startPeaks      Campus
                                                           at The Sheffield
                     in the south-east
a wide variety of print and electronic
resources to support your learning
                                              of the city has
                                    College you will have an induction in the
                                    LRC. The staff there will explain exactly
                     a friendly and relaxed
and help you go further. We have    what  they do and atmosphere.
                                                        how you can access
                                    their support. You will also be introduced
an excellent collection of resources,
                     The Loft canteen         andsystem
                                    to the lending
including books, journals, newspapers,                 social     areato
                                                             we operate
                     provides a fantastic
                                    enhance yourplace
videos, CDs, DVDs and access to a wide              study.     to meet
range of electronic resources through
                     with friends,Throughout
our online Discovery Service.        whilst the           Attic
                                                  the year, the LRCprovides
                                                                     offers
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                     aTeam
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                           provide  suchspace       andresearch
                                          as notetaking,    climbingand     wall.
a proactive and responsive service,              referencing. You’ll definitely find their
supporting the learning needs of all of          skills workshops very useful and we
our students. We have a dedicated team           recommend seeing them sooner rather
of staff who offer one-to-one support            than later.
with study skills, as well as subject-specific
                                                 As a student at The Sheffield College,
study support.
                         Classrooms              you’ll have access to LRCs at all of our
                                                 campuses, regardless of which one you
                        Climbing wall            study at.
                        Learning Resource Centre

                        Science labs

                        The Attic learning space

                        The Loft canteen                                                     Peaks Campus also has excellent transport links with a tram stop
                                                                                             right outside, and regular trams to and from the city centre.
                        Social area (including pool                                          Peaks offers study programmes including health and social
                        tables and table tennis tables)                                      care, games design and public services, and has a close-knit
                                                                                             community feel.
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                        OLIVE GROVE
At each of our four main campuses we have
a Learning Resource Centre – or LRC as they’re
more commonlyOlive   Grove
                 known     Road, S2 3GE
                         amongst     our students.

                        Olive Grove When
Our Learning Resource Centres offer is The      Sheffield
                                           you first               College’s
                                                     start at The Sheffield
                        home of electrical
a wide variety of print and electronic
resources to support your learning
                                               installation,
                                    College you will have an induction in the
                                    LRC. The staff there will explain exactly
                        engineering, gas fitting,
and help you go further. We have    what  they do  and howmotor
                                                              you can access
                                    their support. You will also be introduced
an excellent collection of resources,
                        vehicle and plumbing,           and
                                    to the lending system
including books, journals, newspapers,                       we is  justto a
                                                                operate
                        five minute walk
                                    enhancedown
videos, CDs, DVDs and access to a wide        your study.the road from
range of electronic resources through
                        our City Campus.
our online Discovery Service.
                                    Throughout the year, the LRC offers
                                                  workshops on essential study skills
The Learning Resources Team provide               such as notetaking, research and
a proactive and responsive service,               referencing. You’ll definitely find their
supporting the learning needs of all of           skills workshops very useful and we
our students. We have a dedicated team            recommend seeing them sooner rather
of staff who offer one-to-one support             than later.
with study skills, as well as subject-specific
                                              As a student at The Sheffield College,
study support.
                         3D printer                         Manufacturing
                                              you’ll have access to LRCs at engineering
                                                                            all of our
                                              campuses, regardless of which one you
                        Body and paint respraystudy
                                                studio
                                                     at.    Motor vehicle workshops

                        CAD machinery                          Plumbing and gas fitting

                        Car ramps                              Tyre fitting machines

                        Electrical engineering                 Wheel balancing machines

                        Electrical installation                Virtual welding suite

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LEARNING RESOURCE
CENTRES
At each of our four main campuses we have
a Learning Resource Centre – or LRC as they’re
more commonly known amongst our students.

Our Learning Resource Centres offer              When you first start at The Sheffield
a wide variety of print and electronic           College you will have an induction in the
resources to support your learning               LRC. The staff there will explain exactly
and help you go further. We have                 what they do and how you can access
an excellent collection of resources,            their support. You will also be introduced
including books, journals, newspapers,           to the lending system we operate to
videos, CDs, DVDs and access to a wide           enhance your study.
range of electronic resources through
                                                 Throughout the year, the LRC offers
our online Discovery Service.
                                                 workshops on essential study skills
The Learning Resources Team provide              such as notetaking, research and
a proactive and responsive service,              referencing. You’ll definitely find their
supporting the learning needs of all of          skills workshops very useful and we
our students. We have a dedicated team           recommend seeing them sooner rather
of staff who offer one-to-one support            than later.
with study skills, as well as subject-specific
                                                 As a student at The Sheffield College,
study support.
                                                 you’ll have access to LRCs at all of our
                                                 campuses, regardless of which one you
                                                 study at.

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STUDENT
EXPERIENCE
                                                                                                           Career
                                                                                                         experience
When you join The Sheffield College you’re

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joining us for far more than a qualification.

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For us, it’s about your whole experience   As you begin to start completing

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as we put you at the heart of everything   applications for further study and/or

                                                                                        Em
we do. We want to help you progress        employment, your main qualification

                                                                                                          YOU
through your qualifications so that you    will only be one of the things taken into
can achieve your end goal, whatever        consideration.
that might be. From the minute you
                                           Universities and employers will also
walk through the door, the experience
                                           want to know about your employability
and the environment that we create is
                                           skills, your personal development and

                                                                                       E n h s a ill s
                                                                                       Ma d y s r t
focused on maximising your potential.

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                                           career experience, English and Maths

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It’s about preparing and motivating you    qualifications, and study skills. Your

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for a fresh and focused career pathway.    student experience at The Sheffield

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We will help you to go further by          College will ensure that you are

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equipping you with the skills, knowledge   equipped with everything you need

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and expertise to successfully apply for    in order for you to be successful.
jobs, Apprenticeship vacancies and
                                           See the next few pages for some
university level study.
                                           examples of what we offer to our                              Enrichment
Joining us is one of the first steps you   students during their time with us.
take towards the world of work so we
ensure that your experience is designed
specifically around your needs and also
what employers are looking for.

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STUDENT EXPERIENCE –                                                                            English, Maths and
                                                                                                study skills support
                                                                                                                                            Student support
                                                                                                                                            We want you to know that you

WHAT’S INCLUDED?                                                                                Apprenticeship applications,                can always ask us for help with
                                                                                                university applications and job             anything to do with your study
                                                                                                applications; you will find that all        programme, Apprenticeship and
                                                                                                of these applications will be asking        progress. We will monitor and
                                                                                                you to prove that you have grade 4          support your learning through
                                                                                                English and Maths qualifications.           tutorials. During your tutorials
                                                                                                                                            we will be able to address
                                                                                                Why are they so important? Well,            any concerns that you have,
                                                                                                it’s because they are unavoidable.          update you on progression and
                                                                                                You’ll be using them in just about          employment opportunities,
                                                                                                everything you do, whatever that            and support you with filling in
                                                                                                happens to be.                              applications for future courses,
     Your technical/academic qualification                                                      We will help you to gain those              university or a job.
                                                                                                qualifications alongside your               You will be able to access expert
     When you enrol to study with us, you are signing up for a technical or academic            course if you need to improve               support from our Careers Team
     qualification. It’ll be one of the qualifications that you will find at the back of this   them to the required level.                 during your studies.
     guide and have hopefully come to find out more about at one of our Open Days.
                                                                                                See page 38 for more details                See page 40 for more details
     You’ll spend your time working with us to achieve this qualification before
     progressing to the next qualification, university level study or employment.

                                                                                                Employability skills                     During lessons, career fairs and
     Enrichment                                       Career experience                                                                  other events, we will develop your
                                                                                                Employability skills are also known      employability skills by explaining
     Pursuing hobbies, interests and                  Gaining experience in relevant            as key skills, which should give you     how you can demonstrate them in
     sports whilst studying is a great                industries to your qualification is       an indication of how important they      interviews and applications, and in
     way to keep yourself mentally                    really important and something            are. They are the personal skills that   your working life.
     and physically active, meet like-                employers expect to see on job            everyone requires if they want to be
                                                                                                                                         Our Careers Team can also support
     minded people, and get involved                  applications.                             successful at university or in work,
                                                                                                                                         you with other tips and advice
     in the things that you love.                                                               including:
                                                      Getting that experience can be                                                     for interviews and completing
     Whether it’s just for fun or                     difficult, so we make sure that you       time-management                          applications.
     competitively, our enrichment                    complete industry tasters as part
     offer gives you opportunities                    of your college experience. We will       problem solving
     to join clubs, societies and                     match you to a placement based
     sports teams, as well as to go                   on your study programme and               communication
     on exclusive trips and visits.                   interests, and support you through
                                                                                                working as a team
                                                      the process, providing regular

                                                                                                                                            GO FURTHER
     We can also support you with
                                                      feedback and training.                    initiative
     enterprise skills if setting up your
     own business is of interest to you.              See page 34 for more details

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SPORT
Sport lies deep in the roots of Sheffield and its
people. We take an enormous amount of pride
in the city’s rich sporting heritage.

At The Sheffield College you will have      If you’re a serious competitor, our
the chance to be part of our sports teams   football and netball teams give you the
and continue the city’s sporting legacy     opportunity to represent the college in
on our floodlit, 3G all-weather pitches     the British Colleges League to compete
at Hillsborough, in our fully equipped      and develop your skills at a national level.
gyms, sports halls and dance studios.
                                            Our Basketball Academy play in the
You don’t need to be enrolled on a          invitation-only Academy Basketball
sport study programme to get involved,      League (ABL) due to their continued
everyone has the opportunity to take        success. Joining The Sheffield College
part in any of the sessions at any of our   Basketball Academy and studying
campuses, which include:                    our Level 3 Sport Basketball Elite
                                            Performance Route will give you the
athletics                                   chance to train with professional coaches
                                            at the college and play in this top league.
badminton
                                            We also prepare you to compete in the
basketball                                  Association of Colleges regional and
                                            national competitions.
cricket
                                            If you’d rather just get involved for a
football                                    bit of fun and to keep fit as part of your
                                            enrichment, we have activities for you
futsal                                      too! You’ll also have access to our gym
                                            facilities and sports halls which you can
table tennis                                book for your own activities.
                                            Our sports activators will also be
Of course, it’s up to you as to how
                                            hosting activities at different campuses
seriously you want to take it.
                                            throughout the year from tennis, indoor
                                            cricket and 5-a-side football.
                                            If you love sport, this is the place to be.

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CLUBS, TRIPS
AND SOCIETIES
We go further to ensure that you get the best learning
and cultural experiences possible to enhance your time
with us. Recently, we’ve taken students to New York,
Beijing, London, Berlin, Morocco, Iceland, Bruges,
behind the scenes at East Midlands Airport, Whitby
and even Florence in Italy.

There’s a club and society for almost everything, from Chess through to our Media
Society – perfect for pursuing hobbies new and old, and meeting like-minded people
who share your passions. Remember, if we don’t have what you’re looking for, we’ll
help you to set up your own! Here’s a list of a few below:

Arts club                                 LGBTQ

Athletics                                 Media society

Badminton                                 Netball

Book club                                 Students’ Union

Chess                                     Table tennis

Dance club                                Tennis

Enterprise                                Volleyball

Fitness classes                           Volunteering

Football

Embrace it! Go on a number of trips, join clubs and try new
activities that can enhance your time at college.

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STUDENTS’ UNION
Your Students’ Union gives you the chance to influence
and input on the shape of The Sheffield College of now,
and in the future. Your SU gives you a voice and a platform
for change, a chance to express your views, and the                                        Over the past few years the SU have achieved a lot! Since relaunching they have
                                                                                           placed equality at the forefront of their work, including:
opportunity to make a real impact on community, local,
national and educational matters.                                                          working to defeat the discrimination          introducing clubs and societies for
                                                                                           and stigma attached to mental health          all students

                                                                                           discussing lowering the voting age to         becoming the first FE college to have
Your SU acts as an independent body           They provide services alongside those
                                                                                           16 with MPs                                   a Camerados living room
working in partnership with the college       already provided by the college, hosting
to provide the best quality education         events and stalls to raise awareness of      running a voter registration drive to         setting up online voting for student
and experience to students.                   issues which are important to you – all to   ensure students had the right to vote in      elections
                                              make your experience at The Sheffield        the 2017 General Election, helping over
The SU is led by a student-elected
                                              College even better.                         200 students to register                      discussing English and Maths GCSE
President and is supported on the
college’s governing body by a student                                                                                                    resits with the national media
governor, and on the union by 12 other                                                     promoting the Love Our Colleges
part-time voluntary executive officers.                                                    campaign for fairer funding for FE colleges

     The affiliation to the National Union      10% off at Co-op supermarkets
     of Students means our students are
                                                10% off at ASOS
                                                                                                                 YOSH KOSMINSKY
     eligible to buy an NUS Totum card                                                                           LGBT Officer
     (powered by NUS extra), costing            25% off Odeon cinema student
     only £14.99 for 12 months. This card       priced tickets
     offers fantastic discounts at hundreds                                                    “I’m delighted to have been able to support LGBTQ+
                                                Up to 40% off at Las Iguanas
     of shops, restaurants and cinemas                                                          students at The Sheffield College and empower them to
     across the city and online, including:     42,000 international discounts
                                                                                                create the spaces they want and need. We need to do
                                                                                                more for our LGBTQ+ young people, our disabled young
      Buy your card online or from the SU president!
                                                                                                people and our young people of colour.”

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TEACHING
Insight, knowledge, passion and commitment.
Real industry experts. Our excellent teaching staff
have worked, or are still working, in the industry
that you are trying to break into.

They are all about you. It’s their job to   networking and arrange some
support you on your career path from        unrivalled behind-the-scenes trips to
start to finish. They go further to help    the workplace.
you go further.
                                            This experience is invaluable to your
The industry insight that our tutors        progression and their passion for the
possess allows them to share their          industry gives you a fantastic advantage
knowledge and experiences with              when it comes to applying for a job.
you, including what to expect when          And, of course, they want to see their
you qualify, what problems you might        industry be the best it possibly can be in
experience and how to overcome them.        the future – that’s where you come in!
It also means they can open doors for

                      JOE HUNT
                      Catering Tutor at The Sheffield College

     “Before teaching I worked for Hugh Fearnley
      Whittingstall’s River Cottage. Now I love
      passing on my skills and knowledge to the
      next generation of chefs.”

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WHAT CAN I STUDY?                                                                         We offer three different career routes:

                                                                                          APPRENTICESHIPS
Working out what to do after you finish school                                            If the classroom isn’t an environment where you thrive,
to help you get the career you want can be                                                and you’d like to earn a wage, learn on-the-job and work
overwhelming and a little confusing. There are so                                         towards a qualification, one of our Apprenticeships would
many choices and different study options to think                                         be perfect for you.
about, but it’s also very exciting!
                                                                                          You’ll be employed in a full-time job,      All Apprenticeships are subject to
                                                                                          working for one of the companies we         finding an employer, either from one
We’ve broken it down so you can have          requirements, and work out which suits      work with to develop the skills you need    of our live vacancies or one of your
a clear look at the differences between       you and your ambitions best. Don’t          to be successful. Typically you’ll spend    own. Apprenticeships are offered at
them all and how they work. Take note         worry if you’re still unsure, we can help   one day a week in college and the rest of   Intermediate, Advanced and Higher
of the advantages of each, the entry          with careers advice to clear things up.     your working week with your employer.       levels, meaning there is the opportunity
                                                                                                                                      for you to progress and study up to
                                                                                                                                      degree level – our team will help you
                                                                                                                                      find a vacancy which is suited best to
                                                                                                                                      your interests and career journey.

                                                                                          Level of study                       Typical entry requirements

                                                                                          Intermediate Apprenticeship          4 GCSEs of a minimum grade 3, including
                                                                                          (Level 2)                            a minimum grade 3 in English Language
                                                                                                                               and Maths*

                                                                                          Advanced Apprenticeship              4 GCSEs of a minimum grade 4, including
                                                                                          (Level 3)                            a minimum grade 4 in English Language              1
                                                                                                                               and Maths*

                                                                                          *Please note that a number of Apprenticeships require qualifications and
                                                                                          grades set by employers that are additional to than those stated above.
     Call us on 0114 260 2600 today or email info@sheffcol.ac.uk for further advice       Please visit www.sheffcol.ac.uk/apprenticeships for more detailed information.
     and information. For careers advice, please email CEIAG@sheffcol.ac.uk

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                                                                   Level    Explanation                               Typical entry requirements

STUDY PROGRAMMES                                                   of study

                                                                   Entry     If you currently have no formal          No formal qualifications but
                                                                   Level     qualifications this may be your          you will be invited for an
If you’d like to stay in full-time education and prefer the                  best option. Entry Level study           interview/assessment
idea of job-specific technical qualifications, our study                     programmes offer a basic
                                                                                                                                                         2
                                                                             understanding of a subject area,
programmes are perfect for you. You’ll learn career-specific                 help to enhance your career
skills in facilities that replicate the ones you’ll eventually               prospects, and improve your
work in. When you have applied, you will be invited to an                    English and Maths skills

interview with the course tutors who will place you on the right   Level 1   Level 1 study programmes are             4 GCSEs at grade 2,
qualification in relation to your career journey and interests.              practical and prepare you with           including English Language
                                                                             skills for a specific career. You will
                                                                             gain a wide range of background
                                                                             knowledge in your chosen subject.
                                                                             There will be the chance to improve
                                                                             your English, Maths and ICT skills

                                                                   Level 2   Level 2 study programmes equip           4 GCSEs at grade 3,
                                                                             you with the skills you need for a       including English Language
                                                                             specific career. You will start to
                                                                                                                      Some study programmes
                                                                             specialise in the areas you find the
                                                                                                                      with high practical content
                                                                             most interesting, but are still broad
                                                                                                                      will require you to start at
                                                                             enough to give you a wide range
                                                                                                                      Level 1 as you will need to
                                                                             of progression opportunities if
                                                                                                                      build skills in these areas
                                                                             you’re not sure what you’d like to
                                                                             do in the future

                                                                   Level 3   Level 3 study programmes usually         4 GCSEs at grade 4 or
                                                                             last one or two years, and offer         above, plus a grade 4 or
                                                                             more specialised, advanced               above in English Language
                                                                             learning which give you the skills
                                                                                                                      Some study programmes
                                                                             and knowledge to progress directly
                                                                                                                      with high practical content
                                                                             into a job, a Higher Apprenticeship
                                                                                                                      will require you to start at
                                                                             or university level course
                                                                                                                      Level 1 as you will need to
                                                                                                                      build skills in these areas

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A LEVELS
Hopes of going to university? A Levels are a great
way to get there. Typically you’ll study three or
four academic subjects of your choice, consisting
of exams and coursework as you work towards
gaining UCAS points, and improving your study
and research skills.

Level of study                Typical entry requirements

                              5 GCSEs at grade 4 or higher, including English
3 A Levels
                              Language and Maths

                              6 GCSEs at grade 6 or higher, including English
4 A Levels
                              Language and Maths

                                                                                   3
Certain A Levels will require a grade 6 or above in a specific subject. Please
refer to our website for more detailed information.
Please note all entry requirements are to be used as a guide only.
You’ll find the most detailed and up-to-date entry requirements for each
study programme on our website (www.sheffcol.ac.uk/courses). Course
specific entry requirements are at the back of this guide. For some of our study
programmes you may need to have specific subjects and grades at GCSE level
as part of our entry requirements.
If you haven’t got a grade 4 or 5 and above in GCSE English and Maths, don’t
worry. On the majority of our study programmes we are able to support you to
get this alongside your main qualification.

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GETTING YOU
READY FOR WORK
As our study programmes are designed to help you go
further, we work closely with a number of employers
to ensure you receive the exact skills, industry-specific
knowledge and opportunities to make you stand out
throughout your career. This year our students have had the
opportunity to work with a number of companies on a range
of live projects, be part of masterclasses and much more.

                                                              Just to give you an idea, this year our students have had the opportunity
                                                              to work with the following companies:

                                                              Aston Hall Hotel                             Playmania

                                                              Copthorne Hotel                              Premier Inn
                     JONAH JERRISON-CARTER                    Department for Education                     Sheffield International Venues
                     Graphic design student
                                                              Drop Dead Clothing                           Sheffield Sports Stadiums

     “I really enjoyed the experience of working              Ecco Theatre Arts                            Sheffield United Football Club
      with a professional company for a live                  Greene King                                  Sheffield Wednesday Football Club
      assignment. I was provided with a fantastic
                                                              JD Sports Fashion PLC                        SUMO Digital
      insight into professional design practice,
      which has dramatically enhanced my studies.”            MAG Orthotics Ltd                            Trevor French Photography

                                                              McDonald’s                                   Vets For Pets

                                                              Mercure Hotel                                Wetherspoons

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GAINING CAREER
EXPERIENCE
To help you gain the career experience that you need
to go further, we support you to build and develop key
employability skills, confidence and your CV to make sure
you’re ready for work.

As a student at The Sheffield College,      Enrichment activities
you will be expected to participate in      The activities and experiences you enjoy
one or more of the below activities:        both inside and outside of college are
                                            amazing for the development of skills
Industry tasters
                                            such as commitment, good citizenship,
Industry tasters are an introduction
                                            initiative, leadership and team spirit.
to the workplace and allow you to
experience what it is like to undertake a   Enrichment activities fit into your
job; working alongside and supervised       timetable and will be offered internally
by staff already in the work environment.   or externally to ensure you get a good
Tasters may be a project that you work      choice to match your needs and interests.
on with an external employer.
                                            Enterprise
Industry placements                         Fancy yourself as an entrepreneur or
Industry placements will give you a         future business owner? Our enterprise
valuable opportunity to put your learning   opportunities will teach you more about
into practice, develop your technical       risk taking, finances, planning, media and
skills and become more employable.          marketing. Giving you the opportunity to
You will experience a placement that        be bold and creative, enterprise will be
is in a job role relevant to your study     a great choice of enrichment activity.
programme and career aspirations.

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SKILLS ACADEMIES
We’ve been working hard to create some exclusive
opportunities for career experience with a host of new
employers.

Our brand new skills academies are in        The academies will all have their
partnership with a number of local and       own interactive classrooms or spaces
national employers. They will provide        within the college that are branded
you with specialist opportunities related    in their colours.
to the activities of the business which is
attached to that academy, as well as the     WANdisco
chance to:
                                             Sheffield Chamber of Commerce
explore all aspects of the businesses
                                             Millgate
listen to specialist speakers
                                             Sheffield Sharks
go on workplace visits
                                             PJ Taste
undertake industry placements
                                             The 2 Sisters
work on special projects
                                             Greene King
be part of Masterclasses
                                             MSK
gain references for your CV
                                             Kryolan

                                             Discovery STEM Education

                                             Liberty Speciality Steels

                                             Roastology

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                                                                                                Young adults seeking work

ENGLISH AND MATHS
                                                                                                are 50% more likely to
                                                                                                succeed if they hold GCSEs

To be successful in your career, you’re going to need
a minimum grade 4 in English Language and Maths.
They are essential for your future progression,
whether onto a higher level study programme,
university, an Apprenticeship or into employment.

We want you to achieve your full             or applying for new opportunities. If you
potential. If you don’t already have a       are committed to going further, your
grade 4 in these vital subjects when         English and Maths skills are essential.
you join us, English and Maths will
                                             Not only will you be developing your
form an essential part of your studies
                                             skills in English and Maths, you will also
whatever subject you’re studying. At the
                                             be developing your communication and
beginning of the year we will assess your
                                             employability skills, making your CV
skills in English and Maths, and enrol you
                                             stand out further. Tutors will work closely
in the appropriate class where necessary.
                                             with you to make sure that you make
Classes will focus on embedding English      good progress. We hope that you will
and Maths skills so that they will come      enjoy studying these subjects with us.
naturally to you when studying, working

Lessons are engaging and your tutors will pass on their enthusiasm and passions for
their subjects, as well as offering:

catch-up sessions run by English and         revision sessions during term-time and
Maths specialists                            during the holidays
                                                                                           Your success in English and Maths is at the heart of everything we do at
masterclasses on key areas of the            dedicated resources, such as a GCSE
                                                                                           The Sheffield College, and crucial to everything you will do when you progress
syllabus                                     English revision website
                                                                                           into work or further learning. We look forward to helping you achieve this.
online resources so that you can             one-to-one support
                                                                                           Contact us on: info@sheffcol.ac.uk or 0114 260 2600 for more information.
complete further study at home

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STUDENT SUPPORT
We want your college experience to be as enjoyable as
possible. We believe that you shouldn’t have to worry about
too much other than concentrating on having a great time
and doing well on your study programme or Apprenticeship.
That’s why we have a fantastic Student Support Team who
are always on hand to help you with any questions, concerns
or problems that you might face whilst at college.

Our Student Support Team will help            Careers advice
you with just about anything, from            We know that the decisions you make
supporting you with issues of a personal      now can help shape your future career
nature, your travel to and from college,      or path to university. That’s why we have
and even running through the financial        our Careers Team on hand to help you
support that may be available to you.         plan your future. We will work with you
                                              individually, talking you through your
If you require help with your studies,
                                              ideas and looking at the progression
including in-class support, support with
                                              options open to you. You will also be
exams or a learning or physical disability,
                                              able to access advice through in–class
we can help.
                                              sessions, or at careers fairs and events
If you’ve got any problems whilst at          that we hold regularly.
college, no matter how small, come and
                                              For example, we can support you through
have a chat with our Student Support
                                              the UCAS application process via a tutor
Team and we’ll do everything we
                                              group session or 1-2-1, or keep you up-
possibly can to make your life that little
                                              to-speed with new opportunities and
bit easier!
                                              pathways in the ever-changing job market.
                                              You can contact our Careers Team on
                                              CEIAG@sheffcol.ac.uk

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MONEY
At The Sheffield College we will always do
our best to support you through your studies,
including with your finances.

We have a specialist support team who can give you all the advice you
need, including what financial support might be available to you so
that you don’t go short during your studies.
Have a look at the following information to see if you are eligible
for any of the financial support options. For the most up-to-date
information and to check your eligibility, please visit
www.sheffcol.ac.uk/financial-support

FREE COLLEGE MEALS                               TRAVEL PASSES
If you meet the eligibility criteria we’ll       Students (including Apprentices)
be able to support you with some                 of The Sheffield College who live in
free meals at college. You’ll get a set          South Yorkshire are eligible for a 16–   STUDENT SUPPORT FUNDS
amount of money that you can use                 18 Travel Pass, entitling pass holders
within the college shops and diners              to cheaper travel on buses and trams     If you are enrolled with us you may be    If childcare is affecting your opportunity
each day you’re in college. This will be         in South Yorkshire. Pass holders         eligible to receive support towards the   for further study and you are 19 or under,
added to your student ID card which              are also entitled to half-price fares    cost of:                                  you may be able to get extra help via the
allows you to purchase items via our             on Northern train services in South                                                Care to Learn Scheme. Go to www.gov.
contactless payment system.                      Yorkshire. You can apply for a student   travel                                    uk/care-to-learn for more information.
                                                 pass at www.travelsouthyorkshire.
                                                                                          books and materials                       If you are aged 20+, you can apply for
                                                 com or purchase a value pass from
                                                 us at reception, including a college-    uniform and equipment                     the 20+ Childcare Support Fund from
                                                 specific product for all ages.                                                     the Financial Support Team.
                                                                                          essential course trips                    You can find application forms for our
                                                                                                                                    Student Support Fund and Childcare
                                                                                          DBS checks needed for your course
                                                                                                                                    Support Fund at: www.sheffcol.ac.uk/
19+ ADVANCED LEARNER LOANS                                                                (previously known as CRB)
                                                                                                                                    financial-support
                                                                                          childcare
If you are aged 19 or over, there could be a loan available to help fund your study.
You can find full details at: www.gov.uk/advanced-learner-loan

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TRANSPORT                                                                  To plan your route to us, simply:

                                                                           Go to www.travelsouthyorkshire.com
                                                                           and click on the ‘Journey Planner’
We’re easy to get to.
No matter which of our campuses you’re trying to reach,
all are easily accessible by public transport and within
walking distances of tram and bus stops. Our City Campus                                                    Enter your postcode and
is right by the bus and train station too!                                                                  the postcode of the college
                                                                                                            campus you’re going to
Trams come every 5–10 minutes or so, and buses are
frequent to all of our campuses if you don’t fancy the walk.
Each campus also contains secure cycle parking.

The Sheffield College by tram stop                                                      Select ‘Arrive By’ and enter a time
                                                                                        before you are due to start college

CITY                         The Sheffield College/Granville Road

HILLSBOROUGH                 Hillsborough Interchange
                                                                           Choose your route of travel
                                                                           making sure you give yourself
OLIVE GROVE                  The Sheffield College/Granville Road
                                                                           enough time to get to us

PEAKS                        Moss Way

                                                                                                      To get home, simply swap the
                                                                                                      postcodes in the journey planner
                                                                                                      and plan your route back!

                                                                    View our discounted travel fares at
                                                                    www.sheffcol.ac.uk/student-support/travel

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CAREERS INDEX
We know that there are a lot of different
jobs out there. The list of job roles and job
titles can be endless!
Over the next few pages we have listed a
sample of the careers each of our subject
areas can lead to. We hope that this will give
you an idea of the career opportunities our
qualifications will give you.
It will also be helpful if you know what career
you want to do but don’t know what to study
to get there.

Please note that this is just a guide and these careers
may need other supporting qualifications.

If you would like to find out more information about
our qualifications and career opportunities, contact
our Careers Team who can advise on the best routes
to employment.

CEIAG@sheffcol.ac.uk
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Animal Care                            62   Aviation, Tourism and Events         70   Court legal adviser                 Head chef

                                                                                      Credit controller                   Hotel manager
                                            Air cabin crew
Animal care worker                                                                    Crown prosecutor                    Hotel porter
                                            Airline customer service agent
Animal technician                                                                     Customer services manager           Hotel receptionist
                                            Band manager
Assistance dog trainer                                                                Economic development officer        Publican
                                            Charity fundraiser
Botanist                                                                              Economist                           Restaurant manager
                                            Events manager
Countryside ranger                                                                    Finance officer                     Street food trader
                                            Exhibition designer
Dog handler                                                                           Hotel receptionist                  Waiting staff
                                            Festival organiser
Environmental consultant                                                              Human resources assistant           Wine merchant
                                            Hotel and accommodation manager
Environmental health officer                                                          Human resources manager
                                            Leisure attendant                                                             Childcare and Education              82
Farm worker                                                                           Insurance broker
                                            Tourist guide                                                                 Careers adviser
Farmer                                                                                Legal executive
                                            Travel agent                                                                  Childminder
Kennel worker                                                                         Legal secretary
                                            Visitor attraction general manager                                            Children’s nurse
RSPCA inspector                                                                       Paralegal
                                            Volunteer organiser                                                           English as a Foreign Language
Vet                                                                                   Pensions adviser                    (EFL) teacher
                                            Wedding planner
Veterinary nurse                                                                      Retail buyer                        Early years teacher
Zookeeper                                                                             Sales administrator
                                            Business                             74                                       Education welfare officer
Zoologist                                                                             Sales manager
                                            Accounting technician                                                         Further education lecturer
                                                                                      Solicitor                           Headteacher
                                            Administration assistant
Automotive                             66
                                                                                      Tax adviser                         Higher education lecturer
                                            Advertising executive
Auto electrician
                                            Bank manager                                                                  Nursery manager
                                                                                      Catering and Hospitality       78
Automotive engineer
                                            Barrister                                                                     Nursery worker
Garage owner                                                                          Baker
                                            Bookkeeper                                                                    Playworker
Motor mechanic                                                                        Bar staff
                                            Business adviser                                                              Primary school teacher
Tyre, exhaust or windscreen fitter                                                    Cake decorator
                                            Business analyst                                                              Secondary school teacher
Vehicle body repairer                                                                 Catering manager
                                            Business development manager                                                  Special educational needs
Vehicle paint technician                                                              Chef                                (SEN) teacher
                                            Business project manager
                                                                                      Cruise ship steward                 Speech and language therapist
                                            Chief executive
                                                                                      Food scientist                      Teaching assistant
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Civil Engineering                      86   Furniture restorer                      Product designer                          Hair and Beauty                      104
                                            Gas service technician                  Prop maker
Archaeologist                                                                                                                 Barber
                                            Heating and ventilation engineer        Set designer
Building site inspector                                                                                                       Beauty consultant
                                            Joiner                                  Signwriter
Building surveyor                                                                                                             Beauty therapist
                                            Kitchen and bathroom fitter             Textile designer
Civil engineer                                                                                                                Hairdresser
                                            Oil and gas operations manager          Web designer
Civil engineering technician                                                                                                  Hairdressing salon manager/owner
                                            Painter and decorator                   Web developer
General practice surveyor                                                                                                     Make-up artist
                                            Roofer
Land and property valuer and                                                                                                  Nail technician
auctioneer                                  Scaffolder                              Engineering                         100
                                                                                                                              Spa manager
Land surveyor                               Shopfitter                              Aerospace engineer
Landscape architect                         Signmaker                               Broadcast engineer
                                                                                                                              Health and Social Care               108
Planning and development surveyor           Welder                                  CAD technician
Quantity surveyor                                                                                                             Ambulance care assistant
                                                                                    CNC machinist
Technical surveyor                          Design and Visual Arts             96                                             Care home manager
                                                                                    Chemical engineer
                                            Animator                                                                          Care worker
                                                                                    Electrical engineer
Construction and Building Trades       90                                                                                     Cognitive behavioural therapist
                                            Artist                                  Energy engineer
Bricklayer                                  Computer games developer                                                          Counsellor
                                                                                    Nanotechnologist
Building site inspector                     Computer games tester                                                             Dietitian
                                                                                    Network engineer
Building surveyor                           Costume designer                                                                  Drug and alcohol worker
                                                                                    Nuclear engineer
Building technician                         Exhibition designer                                                               Emergency care assistant
                                                                                    Production manager (manufacturing)
Carpenter                                   Fashion designer                                                                  Family support worker
                                                                                    Production worker (manufacturing)
Construction contracts manager              Fine artist                                                                       Health and safety adviser
                                                                                    Rail engineering technician
Dryliner                                    Footwear designer                                                                 Health service manager
                                                                                    Sample machinist
Electrician                                 Furniture designer                                                                Health visitor
                                                                                    Satellite engineer
Electronics engineer                        Graphic designer                                                                  Healthcare assistant
                                                                                    Signalling technician
Estates officer                             Illustrator                                                                       Learning disability nurse
                                                                                    Thermal insulation engineer
Facilities manager                          Interior designer                                                                 Nurse

Furniture maker                             Jewellery designer/maker                                                          Nutritional therapist

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Occupational health nurse                    Land-based Studies               116    TV presenter                      Science, Dental and Pharmacy         128

Occupational therapist                       Botanist                                Video editor                      Anaesthetist
Paramedic                                    Ecologist                               Web content manager               Biochemist
Physiotherapist                              Florist                                 Web editor                        Biologist
Practice nurse                               Garden nursery assistant                Writer                            Biomedical scientist
Psychologist                                 Gardener                                                                  Chemist
Radiographer                                 Grounds keeper                          Performing Arts and Music   124   Dental nurse
Sexual health adviser                        Horticultural manager                                                     Dental technician
                                                                                     Actor
Social services manager                      Landscaper/gardener                                                       Dietitian
                                                                                     Audio-visual technician
Social worker                                Pitch manager                                                             Food scientist
                                                                                     Broadcast engineer
Speech and language therapist                Tree surgeon                                                              Forensic scientist
                                                                                     Choreographer
Welfare rights officer                                                                                                 GP
                                                                                     Dancer
Youth worker                                 Media, Journalism and Photography 120
                                                                                     Dance teacher                     Laboratory technician

                                             Advertising                             Lighting technician               Nutritional therapist
IT and Computing                       112
                                             Broadcast journalist                    Music teacher                     Nutritionist
Computer games developer
                                             Copy editor                             Pop musician                      Pharmacist
Computer games tester
                                             Copywriter                              Screenwriter                      Pharmacy technician
Digital marketing officer
                                             Digital marketing officer               Set designer                      Physicist
E-learning developer
                                             Editorial assistant                     Singing teacher                   Physiotherapist
Forensic computer analyst
                                             Librarian                               Social media manager              Surgeon
IT project manager
                                             Newspaper journalist                    Sound engineer
IT service engineer
                                             Newspaper or magazine editor            Stage manager
IT support technician
                                             Photographer
IT trainer
                                             Public relations officer
Information scientist
                                             Radio broadcast assistant
Nanotechnologist
                                             Sub-editor
Software developer
                                             TV or film director
Systems analyst
                                             TV or film producer
Web developer
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