Careers and Employment

In our Student and Apprentice Hub you can access specialist advice and support to help you with decisions about your future career path.

Chesterfield College seeks to maximise the life chances of all its students and apprentices, and with reference to young people aged 16-18 to prepare them for life beyond college as they successfully transition into adulthood.

Our careers team are here to help you all the way through college. We can offer support from before you even apply, right the way through college and even after you leave us. Whether it’s progressing onto the next level of study, starting work or heading to university, we’re here to help guide you.

The team provide one-to-one appointments and also deliver sessions on all things careers and employment across all areas of Chesterfield College, so you will get to know all members of the team during your time with us.

In the Hub you can also find out more about the financial support available to you as well as information on bursaries and bus passes

The strategic careers lead at the college is Jo Down, Director of Student Experience and Wellbeing.

To contact the careers team please call 01246 500500 ext. 1214 or email

To read our Careers, Education, Information, Advice and Guidance commitment in our CEIAG Policy, click here

Provider Access Statement

This statement sets out the college’s arrangements for managing the access of providers to
students and apprentices at the college for the purpose of giving them information about the provider’s education or training offer. This complies with the requirement for all young people in year 12/13 provision to have access to opportunities to enable them to plan their own personal progression routes, in line with the legal obligations set out under Section 42B of the Education Act 1997. Click here to read in full.

Resources for Learners and Parents

National Careers Service



Career Pilot

Discover Uni


Student Finance


Not Going to Uni

How to write a CV – LifeSkills CV Builder – 

Abintegro – for students enrolled at college