Careers at ASCHC in partnership with C&K Careers

The College offers a broad range of opportunities as part of our careers education, information, advice and guidance programme.


Chat, a new service from C&K Careers for 13-24 year olds and their parents

We understand times are unsettling, so we’ll support you to figure out your next steps.

Whether it’s your future, college, apprenticeships, your options or something else… You can get information, advice, support and guidance on the phone, by email or Facebook chat from careers advisers. Monday to Friday 9am- 5pm and Thursday 9am – 8pm.

Call 01484 213856


Facebook @CKCareers

Careers Programme

Careers Policy Documents

Careers Policy

Provider Access Policy

Published careers policies, programme and information will be reviewed in September 2022.

Careers Calendar

Statement of Learner Entitlement

Careers Information

There are lots of websites to help with careers researching – try for free careers information and links to many other sites. There are also tips and templates for making a CV and cover letter.

For Job Profiles, Labour Market Information and ideas of careers in different industries, try, and

C&K Careers offers a vacancy matching service for Year 11 students looking for apprenticeships or jobs with training. See the Careers Adviser in school to get registered for this. Vacancies for apprenticeships can be found at and

The C&K Careers and Kirklees Council project Works Better will support Year 11 job seekers in the Kirklees area finding and sustaining apprenticeships and employment. The Careers Adviser will make referrals to the programme as appropriate. For more information please see

In Year 11 all students will receive a copy of the C&K Careers booklet ‘Get Organised’. This is full of useful information about applying to college and courses on offer. It also has advice for students applying for apprenticeships.

You can see detailed course information for local schools and colleges at:

These local training providers have apprenticeship vacancies for school leavers: –


We are keen to involve employers in our careers education programme. We regularly have employers in school for mock interviews, assemblies or workshops to small groups of targeted students. If you are an employer and would like to be involved in our programme, please contact Claire Ridley on 07464 497358 or to discuss how we can work together.

Parents and Carers

Helping with careers advice and navigating the different opportunities post 16 can be confusing for parents, so the Careers Adviser attends Year 9 Options Evening and Year 10 and 11 Parents’ Evenings to help answer any questions.

General advice and support is available at and

Apprenticeship Info for Parents: Apprenticeship Pack for Parents – June 2022

Help support your child with future decisions: Futuregoals

If parents and carers have any careers or progression related enquiries they are welcome to contact Claire at any time on 07464 497358 or

Careers Staff

Michael Doherty | Careers Leader |
Claire Ridley | C&K Careers Adviser |
To be confirmed | Governor link for careers

Upcoming Events

College Open Days

Full details of Open Events in Kirklees and the surrounding areas for 2022-23, will be available in the new academic year.

C&K Careers News for Calderdale and Kirklees

The Kirklees E-Prospectus and Application System

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