Secure your dream career
Our aim at Yeovil College is to give you the skills, knowledge and work experience to be able to follow your passion into your chosen career. Throughout your time with us, we will work with you so that you’re confident about your chosen career route and we’ll give you every opportunity to achieve your true potential.
Your Study Programme
When you begin studying a full-time course at Yeovil College, you will be placed upon a study programme which will include:
Your subject – the subject area(s) you have chosen to study at Yeovil College, whether this is an A Level, Technical or an Apprenticeship.
English and Maths – you will study English or Maths alongside your chosen subject if you have not achieved a grade four (formerly C grade) or above at GCSE. We will continue to support you to obtain the best grade possible, which will support you in your future career.
Work experience / industry placement – You will complete a period of work experience, which can be up to 315 hours, providing you with consolidated time to implement your new skills and learning. Many students will be offered paid work placements, jobs and apprenticeships at the end of their placement periods via their placement employer.
Sport – If you are keen participant in sports and sporting activities, you will have the opportunity to continue playing for Team YC – wearing our corporate colours with pride. We compete in national college leagues across a variety of sports, many at the very highest level.
Extra activities – This could involve activities such as your EPQ (Extended Project Qualification) if you are studying A Levels; identified supportive activities; additional support; and opportunities such as performing in our end of year show.
Career focused study
During your time at Yeovil College you will be given many opportunities and experiences which will be focused specifically on helping you to secure your chosen career:
- Live briefs from employers;
- Industry placements and work experience;
- Careers Advice via #MyCareer;
- ‘World of Work’ employer talks;
- Masterclasses from employers;
- External trips and visits.