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  1. Careers & Futures Team Spotlight

    Q: So, what kind of help does the Careers & Futures Team offer? A: We offer independent and impartial advice on courses, universities, apprenticeships, and anything related to careers. But the support doesn’t stop there. We also focus on self-development, motivation, attitudes, and behaviours. It’s not just talking about jobs; it’s about empowering young people…

  2. Chair of Governors blog

    If there’s one thing I and my fellow governors at Milton Keynes College Group are used to, it’s blank looks.  Very few people know and understand what we do, and it’s something we need to explain.  The College is an amazing place, where thousands of people come to learn and train, with passionate and expert…

  3. Researching Apprenticeships

    Looking for an apprenticeship can be exciting and daunting at the same time. Finding the right apprenticeship that aligns with your goals and interests requires careful research. Here are some essential steps to help you in your search for the perfect apprenticeship: 1. Determine your career aspirations Before you begin your search, it’s crucial to…

  4. What is a T Level anyway? 

    A T Level course is a technical qualification introduced in England as part of the government’s new post-16 education reforms. It is a two-year program for students aged 16 to 19 and is equivalent to three A levels. T Level courses combine classroom learning with industry placements to provide students with a mix of technical…

  5. Apprenticeship Interview Tips 

    Once you have applied for an Apprenticeship at Milton Keynes College, the Apprenticeship team will review your application, and assess why you’re interested in the apprenticeship role. If you meet the employer/entry criteria you will be invited to have a conversation with us to find out more about you. At interview you can get a…

  6. Apprenticeship Misconceptions

    Shining a light on a valuable alternative to traditional study. When it comes to career options, apprenticeships offer a unique and valuable opportunity for individuals of all backgrounds. However, despite their numerous benefits, there are still several misconceptions surrounding this alternative path in education. In this blog post, we will debunk some of these myths…

  7. Top 10 tips to nail your first CV

    When applying for an Apprenticeship, you’ll need to write a CV. Your curriculum vitae (CV for short) will tell employers more about your skills, interests, education and work experience so it’s really important to get it right. Our 10 top tips

  8. Team Spotlight – Behaviour Team

    Q: What is your role at MK College? A: My role at MK College focuses on observing and managing student behaviour and working with curriculum teams to facilitate engagement. This includes monitoring how students act and interact in and outside of classes and developing positive relationships. We also keep a close eye on attendance and…

  9. 2023 highlights

    By Sally Alexander, CEO and Group Principal at Milton Keynes College Group I can’t believe it’s gone so quickly, but I’ve just passed the first anniversary of my appointment as CEO and Group Principal of Milton Keynes College Group, and what a busy year it’s been.  People always ask about your highlights, but it’s impossible…

  10. What to expect on an Adult course at Milton Keynes College

    If you’re considering taking an adult learning course at Milton Keynes College, you may have questions about what to expect from your time with us. We understand that as an adult learner, your needs and expectations are different to school leavers, and we have tailored our adult education courses and study options to cater to…