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Year 10 got a taste of dozens of different careers as a wide range of professionals came into the College to talk to students.

Students were able to find out about careers ranging from hairdressing to the fire service and everything in between - take a look through our gallery of just some of the professionals who were kind enough to give up their time to talk to our students on 23 June 2016.

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Students learned about the chemistry of hairdressing from Achievement Training


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Some students had the rare opportunity to be taken 120ft in the air by a Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service aerial ladder platform


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Careers in the RAF were outlined by Sergeant Grimshaw

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Tracey McCormack from Tempest Photography was another visitor

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 Staff from University of St Mark & St John talked to students about how they could train to be teachers

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 Adam Slater from Plymouth Argyle told students about his career as a sports therapist

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Dartmoor Zoo brought in a variety of creatures for students to meet

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Staff from South West Highways set students a building challenge using marshmallows!

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Students got to meet Kes from Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service's  Urban Search and Rescue Dog Unit

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Year 10 students also got the chance to see a Devon and Cornwall Police drone up close as part of Careers Day

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A number of emergency vehicles took up temporary residence on the netball court.

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Other contributors on the day included Duchy College discussing the courses they offer relating to animal care and
Marks and Spencer who came in to discuss careers in retail.

A River Cottage general manger and senior sous chef talked about careers in catering and City College gave students an insight into how they can earn-while-you-learn with Apprenticeships.
The Barbican Theatre's Mark Laville and production/stage manager Elaine Faulkner talked to students about careers in the creative industrieswhile
Plymouth University iDAT  team and So Good Studios looked at digital creative skills and STEM careers were covered by WSP Group and Babcock.
Plymouth University's Kevin Hambridge discussed adult nursing and two social workers and a youth worker  talked to students about their careers.
Personal trainer Gavin Seymour spoke about his personal background and route into the personal training/health industry.

Students had a "brilliant" and informative" day - thank you to all our visitors who made it so memorable and interesting.


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