Support and advice
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Information, Advice and Guidance
The College has a qualified team of guidance staff who are on hand to provide expert support throughout your time at College. They can help you explore the career options available to you, help you to choose the most appropriate course and help you to plan what to do when you’ve completed your studies at the College.
The College’s tutors will also advise on the career opportunities available in a particular vocational area, the courses available and the progression opportunities in that particular area. They can tell you more about what the course is like, what kind of things you'll learn, how the course is organised, how you’ll be assessed and what previous students have gone on to do.
If you're not sure what you want to do or even which career is best for you, just ring and make an appointment to see our guidance officers or talk to them on the phone. The number is 0345 120 0044.
The College’s support team is accredited to the Quality in Careers Standard and the Matrix Standard for information, advice and guidance.
The College welcomes and supports all learners with additional needs and disabilities. The College has an expert team of staff available to support learners with disabilities and or learning difficulties. All learners complete an initial assessment at the beginning of their course to identify the support that is appropriate. Please tell us about your needs so we can give you full support and guidance.
Help with childcare costs may be available. The College works with a range of nurseries and registered childminders. The Bridlington site is close to the East Riding Children's Centre which often has places available. Call us on 0345 120 0044 for more information about the support that is available and the child care providers we work with.
The College was judged by Ofsted to be outstanding for personal development, behaviour and welfare in 2016. Every full-time student has a personal tutor who will see you each week and regularly review your progress to ensure that you are on target to successfully complete your programme and progress in your chosen career. Learners value highly the support they receive from their tutor.
Mental health and well-being support
- Advice from the NHS on looking after your mental health during this time is available through Every Mind Matters
- We are supporting the PCC Domestic Abuse campaign. If any of our students have been impacted by domestic abuse please contact the safeguarding team, we are still here to help. Family Life and COVID-19
- There are lots of free resources online which offer help and information on mental health and emotional well-being
- Free online counselling and support from Kooth
- Virtual youth drop-in hosted by East Riding Voluntary Action Services and information on other events and competitions.
Working safely online
Here's some links to where you can seek additional support and advice with online safety:
- Childline - for support
- UK Safer Internet Centre - to report and remove harmful online content
- CEOP - for advice on making a report about online abuse
PREVENT – staying safe online Counter-Terrorism Police have produced guidance on some of the risks and how to seek further support.
Further resources for parents can be found on our parents page