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Advice and Guidance

Free of charge information, advice and guidance (IAG) on learning, work and progression

Our service can be accessed in person, by email or over the phone

Office Opening Times:

Monday – Thursday10.30am to 12.30pm
2.30pm to 4.30pm
Friday9am to 1pm

 

We are also run advice sessions on the college Open Days click here to find out upcoming dates 

Contact

iag@racc.ac.uk

020 8843 7921

 

What can we offer you?

  • In-depth information on our broad range of courses and explanation of the application process.
  • Information on job searching/applications/interviews, apprenticeships, volunteering, further education, higher education and comparing international qualifications.
  • 1-1 career advice with a qualified careers advisor

What resources do we have?

The IAG service can give details of useful websites you can visit to research information on education, career choices and financial support. These include CASCAiD, UCAS, iCould, Adult Directions, Skillset and National Careers.

We also hold reference books on careers, jobs, CVs, interview skills and higher education as well as prospectuses from colleges and universities. 

What can you expect from us?

  • A free and impartial service
  • Client confidentiality
  • Help and advice in accordance with the college values and policies
  • Up-to-date and accurate information
  • Access to communication support with prior arrangements
  • Referrals to other professional advice and support services with your consent

Career Advice and Guidance

We have careers advisors from the National Careers Service who offer impartial advice and guidance on careers and education choices, UCAS, CVs, job search skills, interview technique and finance/funding options.

Please contact us if you would like to book a free 45 minute appointment iag@racc.ac.uk.

UCAS and entry to Higher Education

We offer a comprehensive service for all RACC students applying to college or university.

University applications are made through the UCAS website: www.ucas.com which is a national online system that handles all college and university applications. When you register with UCAS you will be asked for a tutor reference and a buzzword that will link you application to RACC. We will guide you step by step through this process, advising you on fees and support you with university and course choices and writing your personal statement.

Learning Resource Centre

The LRC provides a library service, a quiet place to work on your assignments, free internet access and expert help with online and offline research.

Virtual Learning Environment (Moodle)

Once enrolled, you will be able to access college resources online, such as course materials, assignments and information on progressing to further study or work, all from the comfort of your own home. You will need your student login details to access this resource and this service is free to all students attending RACC.

Feedback

We welcome your comments and suggestions as we are continuously assessing and improving the services we offer.  Please email feedback@racc.ac.uk with further comments, or give feedback via our website.


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