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Alumni careers advice

Are you a former student at one of our colleges?

If so, did you know that you could benefit from FREE careers advice and guidance?

Activate Learning, in collaboration with the National Careers Service, is offering free information, advice, and guidance to all our alumni aged 19+. 

We can help you:
  • Develop your CV
  • Search and apply for jobs
  • Improve your interview techniques/ take part in mock interviews
  • Search for courses and training
  • Identify your strengths and skills
  • Explore your career options
You can book a face-to-face appointment with our careers advisers on 0800 371 434 or come and see us in college to would book your appointment. 
For more information on the service, go to It has a wealth of information on labour market, training, job profile, skills health check, CV builder, writing covering letters, interview tips and other useful advice and information
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