Careers Advice

Free Careers information, advice and guidance

The One Stop Job Shop service offers you information, advice and practical support on employment. This service is open to all age’s post 16.

If you’re unsure of what you want to do next, you can speak to the team who can support you with all aspects of careers and employability, including:

  • Access Nottingham’s latest job vacancies
  • Benefit and salary comparison
  • One to one support
  • Job matching service
  • Employment tools – CV and letter writing, covering letters,
  • Employment workshops, interview techniques, application forms, job search skills
  • Improve your confidence and motivation
  • Access to a range of local venues to meet your needs and expectations
  • College and university options and applications
  • Completing online applications and profiles
  • Interview preparation
  • Online resources and assessments


Use the contact details below or drop-in to make an appointment to see one of our advisers, who will be able to provide all the information you’ll need to make an informed decision about your next step.

For more information come in and see us at City College Nottingham anytime Monday-Friday 9am-5pm. Book an appointment at a local venue.

Call Shakil Ahmed on 0115 9101463, or email at

Come speak to a careers adviser


  • Valley Centre, Livingstone Road, St Anns NG3 3GG 2pm – 4pm
  • City College Radford Road, 88-90, Radford Road, Nottingham NG7 5FU 09.00am – 5pm
  • Loxley House Jobcentre, Station Street, Nottingham NG2 3NJ 10.00am – 4pm (Every fortnight)


  • City College Radford Road, 88-90, Radford Road, Nottingham NG7 5FU 09.00 am – 5 pm
  • NG7 Training, 199 Berridge Road, Forest Fields NG7 6HR 10.00 am – 1.30 pm


  • Central Library, Angel Row, Nottingham, NG1 6HP 1.00 pm – 4.00 pm
  • The Dales Centre, 206 Sneinton Dale, The Dales, NG2 4HJ, 2.00 pm – 4.00 pm
  • City College Radford Road, 88-90, Radford Road, Nottingham NG7 5FU 09.00am – 5.00 pm
  • The Wells Road Community Centre, The Wells Road, NG3 3AG 10.30am – 11.30am


  • City College Radford Road, 88-90, Radford Road, Nottingham NG7 5FU 09.00am – 5.00 pm


  • City College Nottingham, Nottingham NG7 5FU 09.00 am – 5.00 pm

Do you need help exploring career and progression options? Are you unsure of your next steps or long terms goals? Or do you just have no idea where to start, when looking for a future job or career? Whatever you need, our Careers & Welfare team can help. All of our advisors are highly qualified to help you find your perfect career and plan how to get there. They’ll be able to offer you Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance when you need it, whether you’re just starting out with us or you’re a past student. You’ll also find a whole host of useful information in our dedicated careers section, where you’ll be able to browse different career opportunities, find out the jobs that are most in-demand, and learn what qualifications you may need to get you there.

hen you book in for an appointment with us, we’ll get to know your current position, talk about your future goals, and help you put a plan into place to get there. We’ll give you all the advice you need on finding and choosing your perfect career path, helping you to explore a range of different options. We’ll help you develop key skills that will make you more employable, give you advice on the right courses and qualifications to take, including those at higher, university-level, and give you advice on work experience and volunteering. Our Job Shop facility will bring part-time, work experience and voluntary opportunities directly to you and you can join us for group sessions on skills such as CV writing and attending an interview.

Career coach Across our campuses, we have a dedicated Career Coach team who work closely with each department at the college and local employers. This helps us to ensure we’re offering the most current and relevant information on employability, careers and linked courses, and progression. The Career Coach team research and deliver tutorials on Labour Market Information and the future jobs market, making sure you are fully equipped to enter the workplace with the right skills and the ability to make informed choices. In addition, we host a number of events throughout the year to help you identify possible careers, including National Careers Week, employer fairs and job search events. To find out more and discuss your future with a careers coach, simply get in touch with our careers & welfare team

Planning your future To help you plan for the future and make sure you’re on the right path for you, you’ll have access to a wide range of computer software programmes. For example, you’ll be able to use ‘Naric’ for international qualification comparisons, ‘MyworkSearch’ to plan what courses you’ll need to take and make sure you’re prepared for employment, and ‘LinkedIn’ to help you network with important people in your industry. You can also look at our dedicated careers section, see times and venues above.

Courses at City Collge If you’re thinking of joining us at City College and would like to apply for a course, our Careers & Welfare team can discuss your options with you and help you make the best decision for the future. Already a student with us? Regardless of where you’re up to with your course or what your next steps might be, you can always book in for an appointment with us to get extra help, check you’re on the right path, or plan ahead for the future. You can ask your personal tutor to make a referral for you, visit. Call Shakil Ahmed on 0115 9101463, or email at