Make the most of your learning

Choosing which course to study is just the first step in your learning experience with us and one we hope will continue on into the future, as you progress onto higher levels or new areas of study. We are committed to providing you with the support, knowledge and understanding to ensure you are able to make informed choices about your studies at any point in your time with us.

The map illustrated below shows the support that you will have access to at each stage of your learning journey whilst you undertake your studies with us. You can also download the student journey map as a PDF linked below.

Careers Support – National Careers Service

Aspire Sussex is working in partnership with the National Careers Service to provide impartial, confidential and one-to-one advice for all our students. The National Careers Service offers free careers advice to help individuals make informed decisions about their careers, training, education and employment opportunities.

The National Careers Service can offer help and advice on: improving CVs; help with job applications; interview skills; choosing a course; applying for further or higher education; making overseas qualifications count or deciding on a career paths.
The National Careers Service provides a range of services which include:-

• Careers advice
• Skills assessments
• Help with producing a winning CV
• Professional advice on completing application forms
• Up to date advice on job search techniques
• Interview practice
• Guidance and information on finding voluntary work

About National Careers Service appointments
To book an appointment with the National Careers Service please call them on 0800 100 900 or alternatively contact them via

Volunteering opportunities

As a dynamic charity we are always looking for people to get involved and volunteer with us. Volunteering with Aspire Sussex provides an opportunity to meet and work with a diverse group of people in a fun environment, while at the same time supporting someone on their learning journey to achieve their goals.

Please click here for our volunteering vacancies and more information on volunteering for Aspire Sussex.

Other opportunities for volunteering locally
Find out more about volunteering nationally at The Do It Trust, the national volunteering organisation. You can enter your local postcode/location to look at volunteering opportunities in your area.

Please contact the Student Services team in the centres or over the phone on 0345 601 0161 for more information or if you have any questions.