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UCAS and Careers Guidance


Falmouth College offers a wide range of support via form tutors and the college office to support students to get the right information for their future career or university options.

Students are given advice and support with applying for: university, further or higher education courses, employment and student finance.

Students are offered support and guidance with financial management, presentation and interview skills to equip them with the tools they need to be successful in the future.

Link to UCAS Parent guide



Vocational Courses and Work Experience

Falmouth College currently offer courses in the following areas: hairdressing, construction, horticulture and childcare.

Many vocational courses require students to undertake industry based work placements. These are arranged in partnership with college staff.  Work placements take usually take place one day per week and operate throughout the year alongside the college course.  Some of these courses run for up to 3 days a week in college and 1 to 2 days per week on placement.

All Year 12 students are encouraged to secure a one week work placement within industry to support exploration of potential career pathways post-college and higher education.  This experience is invaluable for both students considering moving directly into industry or those considering higher education routes.  This experience is essential when preparing personal statements for universities and job applications.

Should students wish to progress to an apprenticeship following a post-16 course, the college staff are here to support students with their applications.

For Further information and advice contact:

Mr J Worthingto (Head of Sixth form) Jworthington@falmouthschool.net

6th Form Administration sixthform@falmouthschool.net