Careers Education at UTC Plymouth

Careers Education at UTC Plymouth

UTC Plymouth is the ideal stepping stone for students to launch a successful career in STEAM. High academic aspirations in core academic subjects coupled with our employer and industry-embedded curriculum inspires students to become leaders in STEAM and supports them to make informed and independent decisions about their next steps.

Whilst at UTC Plymouth we will offer you Advice and Guidance for your next steps…

We will support you in your future plans, providing regular mentoring opportunities. 100% of our students last year secured successful, career progression destinations!

National Careers Week !

National Careers Week is celebrating its 10th Anniversary this year, from 1st- 6th March, a year when hope for the future and belief in the potential of careers is needed more than ever.

We recognise that a lot of young people and families are experiencing feelings of worry or uncertainty around future careers. You and your family, like most of us, have perhaps wondered if career opportunities will be affected by the pandemic, and what that might mean for the future of young people.

We want to encourage families to have conversations about careers and the future, especially this year in these challenging times. You can support young people to start exploring, spark their curiosity and build hope for their future by talking about careers during National Careers Week.

We have some resources to help. These can be found on our website:

The parent pack for NCW can be found here also, please explore to find out more.

Click on the PDF below to download some fantastic resources this National Careers Week!

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ALL UTC Plymouth Students will be equipped to make informed, independent decisions, inspired by our career programme, about their future career pathways, progression and destination options.


All Students will progress from UTC Plymouth with an employability portfolio to demonstrate key employability skills, competencies and evidence of meaningful employer engagement.


Employer lead curriculum to meet industry demands and skills shortages.

Embedded employer-focused curriculum through the Middle Years Programme (MYP) GCSE’s, EAL and BTEC qualifications.

Meaningful encounters with engaged employers.


Core values instilled into all aspects of UTC Plymouth proceedings.

Grass root values that, if adhered to, will demonstrate employability skills covering a broad spectrum not just specific to STEAM subjects.

UTC Plymouth’s aim is to develop well rounded, work-ready, creative thinking, adaptable & employable students.

Careers Delivery

Click on the links below to find out what to expect from a UTC Plymouth careers programme.




Year Plan

Please find a link to the careers programme year plan here.

CEIAG Policy

Please find a link to our Careers Education Information Advice & Guidance (CEIAG) Policy here.


Please find a link to our Labour Market Information (by region) document here.

Updated NCS LMI covering April – June 2020.

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Careers Partnerships

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Careers Benchmark Tool

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Careers Policy

Provider Access Agreement and our Careers Education Information Advice & Guidance (CEIAG) Policy/Statement can be found here:


Careers Lead

If you would like further information regarding careers education or would like to become a careers partner of UTC Plymouth, please contact our Careers Leader Peter Bragg: peter.bragg@utcplymouth.org or call on 01752 284250

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