Careers And Employability – Go Anywhere

Support with career choices

At Ayrshire College we have Student Services Advisors on each campus who can help you with choosing a course that is right for you. Each Advisor works within a specific curriculum area and can advise on what careers you can work towards in your chosen industry. Advisors can also do employability workshops with class groups to help students develop their employability skills.

We can help you with:
- Course information
- Employability skills
- Employability workshops
- Referrals to Skills Development Scotland (SDS)
- Planning next steps
- Applying to University through UCAS
- CV’s

On campus we also have the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) who advertise local job opportunities perfect for students looking to work part-time while studying! The DWP also offers students advice on Universal Credit.

Careers Advice

If you are looking for specific careers advice you can ask one of our Student Services Advisors to make you an appointment with an SDS Careers Advisor. We have a dedicated Careers Advisor from SDS on each campus who can offer information and advice on careers if you are unsure of what to do next after college. SDS are available on campus as follows:

- Ayr Campus - SDS Advisor James Frew each Wednesday 1pm - 5pm at the Student Experience area
- Kilmarnock – SDS Advisor
- Kilwinning – SDS Advisor

You can also visit a local SDS office for careers guidance.

Looking for more information?

Our Advisors are available from 8.45am - 4.30pm Monday to Friday you can drop in or make an appointment. We can also make an appointment via Teams/Zoom if you are unable to come to campus.

You can contact us by:
- Email – studentservices@ayrshire.ac.uk
- Call us on 01292 555333
- Job opportunities are advertised on our website Job Zone
- Pop into campus – we are open over the summer break.

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