Advice and Guidance for your Future

While you are learning at ECC, in the classroom or as an apprentice, we want to help and support you with your future plans and we have lots of services available to do this.

Your teacher, careers coach, student achievement mentor or apprenticeship employer are your first points of contact for career/progression guidance and will help you through your career and wellbeing programme and 1:1 sessions.

Apprentices will work on tasks via OneFile and classroom-based students follow the below programme:

What you do after studying with ECC is really important to us. We are here to help guide you to make the right decisions for your future and to support you with your decisions. Our Student Coach and Careers Team can help you:

  • Understand the progression options available to you, including further study, training, Apprenticeships and employment
  • Prepare for employment with help creating a CV, making applications and mock interviews
  • Choose and apply for Higher Education level courses and vocational training
  • Understand local and national employment in your chosen career sector and access career profiles
  • Give coaching and advice on positive progression routes, helping you plan your career

You can find help and information in a number of ways including:

  • 1:2:1 appointments or drop-in sessions in person, on the telephone or email with Student Coaches, Higher Education Champions and Level 6 Careers Advisor
  • Topics covered in the college Careers and Wellbeing Calendar
  • Access information via Moodle Careers and Progression pages – including links to useful websites and sources of information to help you research
  • Visits from and to industry experts in your field
  • Working alongside your teacher, with specialist industry and subject knowledge
  • Careers events throughout the year
  • Telephone and helpline services
  • Education provider visits, such as universities and colleges

Contact the team on:

Great Yarmouth Campus: 01493 419290 or 01493 419280

Lowestoft Campus: 01502 525117

Email: careers@eastcoast.ac.uk 

The East Coast College Careers Champion is Nikki Lane – Assistant Principal Student Wellbeing and Support n.lane@eastcoast.ac.uk

 

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