Careers and Wellbeing Programme 2021/22

East Coast College has the matrix standard for provision of information, advice and guidance (IAG). The college offers a team of professional, qualified and impartial advisors and access to careers resources, supporting each student on their careers journey. The careers and wellbeing programme highlights the tutorial offer, which is mapped against the Gatsby benchmarks for good career guidance.

The information below indicates when there is a focus on that topic. Information is available via Moodle all year round.

Careers Guidance and Next StepsAvailable to:AugustSeptemberOctoberNovemberDecemberJanuaryFebruary MarchAprilMayJuneJuly
Enrolment and induction information, advice and guidanceAvailable to all via teachers and student servicesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Careers and progression information, advice and guidance interviews available by appointment 1:2:1, by phone, email, website and MoodleAvailable to all via student servicesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Next Step Tutorial (Apprenticeships, Higher Education, Employment, Self-employment and Volunteering)Tutorial: study programmes, Access, apprenticesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Choosing Your Career TutorialTutorial: study programmes, Access, apprenticesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Career and Progression Planning and ReviewsAvailable to all via teachers, partners and student servicesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Industry Related Speakers and VisitsStudy Programmes, Access, apprenticesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Self-Employment InformationAvailable to allYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Careers EventsAvailable to allYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Workshops: CV writing, apprenticeships, job applications, self employment and interview skillsAvailable to allYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Career SkillsAvailable to:
Industry Experience and employment related activitiesStudy programmes, Access, apprenticesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Volunteering and social action opportunitiesAvailable to allYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Online Safety - Your Digital FootprintTutorial: study programmes, available to Access, apprenticeship task, community, website and MoodleYesYesYes
Money Skills TutorialTutorial: study programmes, available to Access & apprenticesYesYesYesYes
Moving on - Budgeting, Banking and Cost of LivingTutorial: study programmes & available to all via MoodleYesYesYesYes
Being a Local and Global Citizen - Social Action & Plus More enrichment Available to allYesYesYesYes
Student Voice and Involvement (Inc. Student Union, Ambassadors & Course Rep Activities)Available to allYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Citizenship - Environment (Net Zero and sustainability)Tutorial: study programmes, available to Access and apprenticesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Identifying strengths and positive traits support Available to allYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Skills for employmentAvailable to allYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Higher EducationAvailable to:
Higher Education Options & FinanceTutorial: Community courses, Access & apprenticesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
UCAS Clearing Advice and Support: drop-in appointments, 1:2:1, telephone or emailAvailable via Student Services & teachersYesYesYesYesYesYes
UCAS Application sessionsTutorial Level 3, Access & other applicantsYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Effective Personal Statement sessionsTutorial Level 3, Access & other applicantsYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Student Finance talksTutorial Level 3, Access & other applicantsYesYesYesYesYesYes
Student Finance 1:2:1 support available through student servicesTutorial Level 3, Access & other applicantsYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Budgeting SkillsTutorial Level 3 & AccessYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Higher Education visits and webinarsAvailable to all via student services & teachersYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
HE Information Session for Parents/CarersAvailable to allYesYesYes
WellbeingAvailable to:
Building Positive Communities: College, British Values & Prevent activitiesTutorial, Access, community courses & apprenticesYesYesYesYes
Anti-bullying and restorative approachesTutorial: study programmes, available to Access & apprenticesYesYesYesYes
Promoting Positive Mental Health - 5 ways t wellbeingTutorial: study programmes, available to Access, apprentices and Plus MoreYesYesYesYes
Mental Health - Healthy relationships tutorialTutorial: study programmes, available to Access & apprenticesYesYesYesYes
Projecting Confidence - Self-esteem and Resilience tutorialTutorial: study programmes, available to Access & apprenticesYesYesYesYes
Stress Less activities & revision skillsTutorial: study programmes & AccessYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Healthy Relationships: Sexual Health awareness & consentTutorial: study programmes YesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Substance Use Awareness and Gambling Addiction tutorialsTutorial: study programmes, available to access, apprentices and the communityYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Promoting positive Mental HealthTutorial: study programmes, available to Access, apprentices and the communityYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Personal Safety (bookable via wellbeing team)Available to allYesYesYesYes
Restorative Approaches certificateAvailable to allYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Self reflection and skill identificationTutorial: study programmes, available to Access, apprentices and the communityYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Gang culture and knife crimeTutorial: study programmes, available to Access, apprentices and the communityYesYesYes
Plus More enrichment activitiesAvailable to allYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes