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Career Zone

Our career zone is packed full of useful resources, from help writing your CV and personal statement, to information for parents and our links with employers.

Explore our Career Zone

Advice and guidance:

Our Careers Office provides one-to-one sessions where your individual needs can be met, including:

Writing your CV and Personal Statement
Deciding which career path is right for you after college
Finding job vacancies
Preparing for Interviews
Choosing a degree and university
Choosing an Apprenticeship

Plan your career

Students can book an appointment with our Careers Adviser here:

Career Planners

For Level 1 & 2 Students

Autumn, spring and summer term.


For Level 3 & A Level Students (Year 2)

Autumn, spring and summer term.


For Level 3 & A Level Students (Year 1)

Autumn, spring and summer term.


For ESOL Students

Autumn, spring and summer term.


Careers Action Plan

Farnborough College of Technology and University Centre Farnborough are fully committed to ensuring that all learners acquire the skills, knowledge and attitudes to manage their learning and career progression. Find out more in our Careers Action Plan.

Your Study Programme

As a student with us, you have access to a variety of career finding and planning resources, all of which are included in your study programme.

Farnborough Futures Fair

We hold an annual Open Event and Careers Fair for our students. It offers the chance to meet teachers from across the College, talk to employers about apprenticeships, and start making plans for when they complete their current course. 

Personal Careers Meetings

At our Careers Library you can access one-to-one sessions where your individual needs can be met. This includes advice on choosing a career path, finding job vacancies, preparing for interviews and more. 

Careers Events

You will be invited to events that give you the chance to plan your future by meeting those who work in industry or universities. Careers fairs, UCAS fairs and our own progression events are valuable ways of discovering career pathways.  

Industry connections and talks

Part of your course includes an Industry Placement, which will give you a taste of the working world. You will also benefit from industry talks, where professionals visit the College to share their career journeys and advice on what you need to do to get on the career ladder.  

Careers Library

Our Careers Library contains all you could need to start preparing for your future. This includes:  

  • Access to computers to write your CV and research careers  
  • Leaflets and information on career planning  
  • Prospectuses from a range of universities  
  • Resources for completing your UCAS application

Labour Market Information

We ensure our qualifications are relevant to the current and future needs of industry and have invested in resources to provide students with up-to-date labour market information. 

Entrepreneurship

For students who are thinking about entrepreneurship, our staff have a wide range of skills to support you with getting started and preparing to launch your idea.

Local Vacancies

Our online Jobs Board advertises local job vacancies that are suitable for our students. Whether it is for part-time work during your studies or for when you finish, many employers advertise through us because they know how great our students are in the workplace!  

Degree Passport Scheme

Choosing A Levels, a T Level, or a Level 3 programme? Thinking about going to university? We can help you put your best foot forward when applying with our Degree Passport Scheme. This combines tutorials, a Passport booklet full of information and important dates, visits to UCAS fairs, and ongoing support to help guide you to the right course and university.


Institute for Curriculum Enhancement

This new facility represents the work we do to ensure that students begin their career with a flying start and industry insight.

Communication Centre and Microbusiness Workzone

This innovative space is designed for students to collaborate with local businesses – both large and small.
It is a professional workspace with wi-fi access, print facilities, a meeting room and spaces for both individual and collaborative working.
Our communication centre is the ideal solution for students who wish to work for a small or micro business, as they can meet all types of employers here and gain work experience in the familiar setting of the college.
We also have a debating zone, where you can discuss and debate real topics with lecturers and classmates!