Career Excellence Hubs
Join us this September and we’ll help you to achieve your dream career
As a Weston College student you will become part of one of our exciting Career Excellence Hubs.
This means you will take part in a study programme with lots of career boosting benefits, all with the aim of giving you the opportunity to become career ready!
Our mission statement is ‘creating brighter futures’ and we passionately believe in helping you reach your ultimate goal, focussing on your future employability and developing the skills you need to have a successful career.
So, whether you’re a school leaver or looking to study a full-time programme, our Career Excellence Hubs are set up to help you stand out from the crowd and get ahead!
With the UK poised for high career growth as it emerges from the pandemic and employers looking to recruit the best talent to succeed in a post Brexit economy, we want to provide you with the platform and opportunities to maximise your potential and showcase your talent.
The UK is poised for a big career growth as we come out the other side of the pandemic and employers look to recruit the best talent, so they can succeed in a post Brexit economy.
Take a look at our sector specific Career Excellence Hubs
It has been inspiring to work with the team at Weston College – they are at the forefront of innovation in career education, advice and guidance. The development of their Careers Excellence Hubs are just one shining example of how they are supporting their students to take their best next step out of education and into the wider world.
“The team at Weston College don’t just work on one off projects about careers and the world of work, they work strategically, embedding information and examples about careers into so much of what they do. All of this means their young people are as well prepared as possible to take on the future.”
What’s in it for me?
Upskilled with the latest digital tools and technologies as a Microsoft Showcase College.
In a rapidly changing world of work, your identity, professional networks, and digital capability will increasingly influence your future career opportunities. We'll prepare you to stand out by showcasing your work and achievements.
Offered future leader opportunities through our Ambassador Programme:
Community Ambassador - to effect change through voluntary work and/or
Careers Ambassador - taking part in wider course initiatives, such as engaging with employers and student promotional events.
If competitions are in your sights, you will also have the option to compete against the best in the UK through our links with WorldSkills UK.
Empowered to learn more about your own mental health and wellbeing as part of your journey with us.
Our ethos of Body and Mind will help you learn to develop coping strategies, build resilience, and access the proven benefits of exercise for wellness.
Inspired with personalised 1:1 Careers Education Information Advice and Guidance, helping you look at all the options available to you for progression to the next step on your career journey.
Regardless of what your career goal is or whether you simply need to know what your options are - our team of highly trained careers advisors (Level 6 and above) offer relaxed, impartial advice to get you where you want to be helping you figure out the best route to achieve your dream career.
Working with key employers...
As mentioned, our Hubs are part of a regional initiative that is endorsed by leading employers within each sector. Here's just a few who we work in partnership with:
Weston College offers career-focused events to connect students with employers and explore opportunities. Networking, job fairs, workshops, and guest speakers empower students for successful futures. Take a look at the film below that gives an example of our annual Careers Fest for our students:
Which employers are you working with?
Take a look at the organisations who have already signed up to be our Careers Excellence Hub partners.
Can i come in and see the facilities and meet the staff?
Yes! Join us at one of our Open Events throughout the year to learn more about our Careers Excellence Hubs, visit the campus you could be studying at and tour our facilities, speak to our tutors, view demonstrations and work from current students and much more.
To find out when our next Open Events are taking place visit www.weston.ac.uk/events or book an individual tour with our school liaison team here
How do I apply?
If you have already applied to start College this September, you will be automatically signed-up to your sector hub to receive all these great benefits.
If after reading this you’d like to join us then it’s not too late to apply – start your journey by selecting a subject above...
Got a question about our Career Excellence Hubs or one of our programmes or just need to get in touch?