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Find out more about careers at York College here.

York College Careers Service is here to enable all students to plan for their future, make informed decisions and learn what’s out there in the world of education employment and training. Our service is free, confidential and supports your individual journey.

We provide a high quality, confidential and impartial guidance service. This is freely available to all current students. We also offer e-guidance to all potential and current students at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

York College has been recognised for its outstanding careers work, having been awarded the national Quality in Careers Standard awarded under licence by Prospects.

Our careers offer is outlined in the entitlement document.

Our service is empowering, meaningful and inspiring. We encourage our students to reach their full potential and have happy successful futures.

If you would like to chat with a Careers advisor, you can email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., come down to InfoZone or HelpZone to arrange an appointment or ask your Tutor to refer you. 

If you'd like to know where courses lead or which course to choose for a specific career area, please visit our Career Mapper search page. Here you can search for your career, view insights into the labour market, discover the future of your chosen industry and look at live vacancies in the area.

You can also keep in touch and find out about what we offer and events we are running via our Careers Facebook page.

Careers Leader

York College’s Careers leader is Lindsey Skelly. For more information about careers programmes please contact Lindsey on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Careers Leaflet 2019

If you are the parent of a student, you can find our Parent Information page here where you can find general information about the college.

3rd April 2019 Parent Carer Event - Presentations

The UCAS Process 2019

Parents Progression Event 2019 - York College HE

York College Careers Guidance 2019

Labour Market Information 2019 York College

Parent Carer Event Apprenticeships 2019

University of York - Choosing a course & university 2019

HE Talk Progression April 2019


Useful Links

National Careers Service - The National Careers Service website provides careers advice and information on a wide range of jobs, training course resources and funding.
UCAS - Find universities and colleges using Where to study.
Job Centre Plus – Link to Job Centre Plus vacancies in York
Apprenticeship Website – Apprenticeship information, advice and vacancies
Ethnic Jobsite - Bridging the gap between employers and ethnic minorities in the UK.
Prospects - the UK’s official graduate careers website, 1,000’s of jobs and courses
Yearoutgroup - Explore your gap year options



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