Careers Advice

We know that deciding what course to do can be a bit daunting. Our Careers Services is accredited by the matrix standard and our team of advisors are on hand to provide free information, advice and guidance to students. They can help you make the right decisions on your future career path before you come to college, whilst you are on your programme and when you are ready to leave us. Whether it’s dreams of progressing into work, an apprenticeship or higher education, the Careers Team are fully qualified to provide support for individuals from a range of backgrounds into successful future opportunities.

Careers Team Middlesbrough College
Middlesbrough College is committed to supporting the progression of our students into a wide range of successful destinations after they complete their programme of study; this includes employment, further training or an apprenticeship.

The attached careers calendar shows what sessions are available for both students and their parents to support this successful transition.

We are dedicated to achieving the 8 Gatsby Benchmarks as outlined by the Department for Education and we are also participating in the North East Collaborative Outreach Programme (NECOP) which aims to increase the amount of young people who progress into Higher Education. We work in collaboration with the Careers Enterprise Company to ensure a high quality careers education programme for our students.

Lisa Lindo is Middlesbrough College Careers Lead and Higher Education Progression Co-ordinator
 

If you have any further queries you can contact her on 01642 333582 or email ls.lindo@mbro.ac.uk



View our Careers Programme


Anything marked with * is a mandatory session


  • Tailored support on choosing a career, apprenticeship or higher education course
  • Access to a range of up-to-date online resources such as Career Coach which provides details on occupations and local labour market information 
  • Access to a range of prospectuses and printed information on progression opportunities
  • One-to-one appointments, workshops, drop-ins or phone call discussions from qualified and experienced staff

Our apprenticeship and training company, Northern Skills Group,works with over 2000 businesses in the North East and Yorkshire. Offering an extensive range apprenticeship frameworks, learners can expect to find the perfect apprenticeship thanks to our skilled team who can offer CV and job application support. Not only that, we also host weekly apprenticeship drop-ins within our on-campus Jobshop!

The decision on whether or not to apply to University isn’t something to be taken lightly. With so many options, courses and campuses available, it can be hard to know where to gather the facts.

The Careers Team are here to support with everything from information on the different options available, to the completion of a UCAS application, ensuring that the all-important choice is as stress-free as possible.


Helping young people to realise their potential within Higher Education

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As a team we aim to increase the awareness of higher education opportunities and progression pathways for our young people at the College and help both them and their parents/guardians understand what higher education opportunities are available in the North East and beyond.

FutureMe is the programme of activities being offered to students. Students taking part will have access to a range of activities and events to support them in considering their future options and learning about educational pathways available to them.

 

We aim to allow students to: 
  • Have the opportunity to plan for their future and gain an understanding of what can support them in reaching their goals
  • Have access to high quality information and support to help them consider whether higher education is the right option for them
  • Have an increased awareness and understanding of higher education opportunities and progression pathways

Notes for parents, employers and teachers




How to access these sessions?

See the relevant contacts below:


Department:  Email / Telephone:
 Careers  To book onto a careers activity delivered by the Careers Team please email careers@mbro.ac.uk or call 01642 333477
 Advantage To book onto a careers activity delivered by the Advantage Team please email AdvantageProgrammeEnquiries@mbro.ac.uk
 FutureMe To book onto a careers activity delivered by the FutureMe Team please email careers@mbro.ac.uk or call 01642 333477
 Northern Skills Group To book onto a careers activity delivered by the Northern Skills Group Team please email AdvantageProgrammeEnquiries@mbro.ac.uk
 Tutor To book onto a careers activity delivered by the Tutor please contact your tutor during your time in college
 Additional Learning Support To book onto a careers activity delivered by the ALS Team please email CL.Davidson@mbro.ac.uk or call 01642 333605 
 Work Experience To book onto a careers activity delivered by the Work Experience Team please email workexpteam@mbro.ac.uk
 Wellbeing To book onto a careers activity delivered by the Wellbeing Team please email ja.hartley@mbro.ac.uk or t.metcalfe@mbro.ac.uk, or simply call into our Wellbeing Centre on the ground floor to pick up a timetable
Please note

Dates times and venue will be confirmed via Canvas announcements & social media. 

Mandatory careers activities:
  • Careers Guidance appointments 1:1
  • Employer Engagement activity
  • Labour Market Information group sessions
  • Sector workshop group session
  • Employability group session – CV, Interviews
  • Careers Management (knowing you and the world of work)
  • Skills Values & Motivation session
  • Knowing all your progression options workshop
  • Enrichment Programme Activity
  • Resilience workshop
  • Understanding the World of Work
  • Progression Routes
16 – 18 years to attend the following Mandatory Events
  • Employer Engagement
  • Apprenticeship Event
  • University Market Place
  • STEM Event

All Careers Activities to be recorded and shared with students. Please see Tutor about English & maths support.

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Contact us

To speak to a careers advisor or to make an appointment, please contact:

Email: careers@mbro.ac.uk
Call: 01642 333477


Opening times

Monday to Thursday: 8.30am - 5.00pm

Friday: 8.30am - 4.30pm