The GOLD Careers initiative at South West College will allow learners to progress while employed to the highest possible qualification level with no breaks or dead ends.

GOLD Careers let students confidently pursue their chosen career in the knowledge that they can gain all the necessary qualifications with a structured and tailored programme that is available right on their doorstep.

GOLD Careers offer the potential of a 4 – 5 year career path which will start at Level 2 or Level 3 and an apprentice or trainee, and progress through the college’s range of Higher Level Apprenticeship courses to a Higher National Certificate, Foundation Degree, Honours Degree or Professional Qualification..

GOLD Careers ensures that students at all levels on the pathway, students will develop and build the essential skills valued by employers and vital for success and progression, earning and learning all the time.

GOLD Careers are currently available in:

  1. Catering and Hospitality
  2. Business and Management
  3. Accountancy
  4. Construction
  5. Engineering