Support & Advice

Careers Advice

We offer advice and guidance to ensure all our students are in a great position when making job applications in the future. We support both groups and individuals with CV writing, interview skills and job applications. One-to-one careers meetings are available to discuss progression plans which covers; further education, higher education, gap year opportunities and employment.

Our College careers area is regularly updated with useful information for those considering their next steps. Additionally, for students who are looking to progress onto University, we offer visits to UCAS exhibitions and will support you with all aspects of the application process.

Additional Needs

We are an inclusive college that strives to ensure that all students receive the support they need to succeed. If a students has specific educational needs this will be discussed at interview and an individual support plan will be put in place.

Workshops

Our Personal Social and Health Education offer ensures that our students leave college prepared for adulthood and the workplace.
Our comprehensive programme includes workshops for sexual health, careers guidance, health & wellbeing and more.

Finance & Fees

Course Fees

There are no course fees for Discovery College students aged between 16-18.  Additionally, we offer the following assistance:

Free Uniform

Following the successful completion of the 3 week induction period uniforms will be purchased for all students free of charge.

Free School Meals

Full time college students who were previously eligible for free school meals will be able to continue to claim meals at College. 

Bursary

Full time college students may be eligible for an education bursary to support with any costs associated with their studies, e.g transport, stationary etc.