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At Burton and South Derbyshire College, we recognise the importance of inclusive Careers Education for all learners. We are committed to providing an outstanding impartial Careers services, which promotes informed decisions and focuses on positive outcomes for all. The Careers Programme gives all learners the opportunity to access 1-1 careers guidance appointments with a Level 6 qualified careers adviser, which compliments employability and progression embedded within the curriculum programme of work. 

The Careers programme promotes the Government Careers Strategy and embeds the Gatsby Benchmarks

  • A stable careers programme
  • Learning from career and labour market information
  • Addressing the needs of each pupil
  • Linking curriculum learning to careers
  • Encounters with employers and employees
  • Experiences of workplaces
  • Encounters with further and higher education
  • Personal guidance

We’re committed to providing inclusive careers education, tailored to the individual. Our impartial careers service is here to help you make informed decisions about your next steps in education, training or employment. Speak to us about your course choices, career aspirations, employment goals or university options - it’s a free and impartial service.

  • What can we help with?
    Our careers programme promotes the Government Careers Strategy and embeds the Gatsby Benchmarks throughout. We can help you to identify options for suitable educational choices to get you the qualifications you need, look at up to date labour market intelligence to find out which sectors have healthy recruitment forecasts, build your C.V, identify any skills gaps you need to work on to make you stand out from the crowd, advise on job searches and map out your journey to that dream job!

  • What do we offer?

    • Course/careers enquiries – You can talk to someone about making your decision and ask any questions you may have.
    • Guidance interviews - We’ll talk through your career ideas, assess your strengths and areas for improvement and agree an action plan for your next steps to get you to where you want to be. 
    • C.V. and mock interview sessions - If you are applying for a job, we can offer support with your C.V, letter of application and even give you a mock interview to make sure you are fully prepared to get that position. 
  • Get in touch
    To book an Information, Advice and Guidance appointment, please click here!  Alternatively, call us on 07436 860238 (Mon-Fri 9.00am-4.00pm) or email us: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

    Careers Leader - Katy Broomfield - Head of Services for Learners and Customer Experience This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 01283 4944000.

To view our Careers Education, IAG Policy, go to our Student Policies page.

Contact Details

Contact Details


Burton and South Derbyshire College
Tel: 01283 494400

Town Centre Campus


Burton Town Centre Campus, Lichfield Street, Burton on Trent, Staffordshire DE14 3RL

Stephen Burke Construction Academy


Construction Academy, 21 Tetron Point, William Nadin Way, Swadlincote, Derbyshire DE11 OBB