Careers Hub is formally recognised as Number 1 in Somerset and Devon
The Yeovil College Careers Hub has been formally recognised as a leading the way in all areas of the Gatsby Benchmarks.
Ranked as joint first out of 154 schools and colleges by the Heart of the South West (HotSW) Careers Hub, and 100% compliant across all Gatsby Benchmarks, Yeovil College is truly committed to providing strong and independent careers information, advice, and guidance experience to students throughout their college journey.
Covering Devon, Somerset, Plymouth and Torbay, the Heart of the South West’s Ranking is based on the eight recognised Gatsby Benchmarks of:
- A stable careers programme
- Learning from labour market information
- Addressing the needs of every pupil
- Linking curriculum learning to careers
- Encounters with employers and employees
- Experience of workplaces
- Encounters with further and higher education
- Personal guidance.
The Yeovil College Careers Team work with students on a one-to-one basis, as well as in group tutorials, talking about next steps, future careers and employment and higher education goals. The team support across all aspects of careers and work placements, ensuring students have optimum employability skills for the world of work.