Careers Support at TRC

All students are welcome to speak to one of our Level 6 Qualified Careers Advisers by emailing We offer face to face appointments as well as phone, Teams and e-guidance depending upon student preferences.

We encourage the involvement of parents, employers, alumni and voluntary organisations to further enrich our students careers journey – please get in touch with us via


Start is a careers platform full of both general and South Yorkshire specific employment and education information. Students at TRC have access to extra resources on Start through a dedicated login and can research career and education pathways and also have immediate access to live apprenticeship and employment vacancies. Useful tools include a skills analysis and CV builder.

We encourage parents to use Start with your son/daughter at home. Parents and carers can access the platform without the need to login but can also create yourself an account for free. To get started, please visit:

You may find this resource of particular use when working through post-18 option choices:


New Resource funded by the DFE
A new app that provides up to date info on the consequences of education and career choices.

Using real-world data, ‘the way up’ gamifies important life decisions including A-levels, apprenticeships and university course choices. Based upon these decisions, the game then simulates the occupations available to players and the first five years of their graduate lives!

• Free to play online – over 10 million possible routes through the game! Choose from 20 career paths and over 900 unique jobs and promotions.
• 1,200 combinations of university courses and subjects in the game to choose from. Apprenticeships or A levels, university or straight to work – it lets you explore all their options.
• Up-to-date salary and occupation information from 10 different datasets.

As a player you decide what is important: earnings, happiness, work-life balance or education across 10 years of your life.

Click here to play! 


Your Careers Advisers at TRC are:

Rachel Mullins – Careers and Employer Engagement Manager

Rachel Bentley​ – Careers Adviser

Lorna Barton – Careers Adviser

Kevin Lennox – Independent Careers Consultant


​​​​​Thomas Rotherham College are proud to be affiliate members of the Careers Development Institute.



As careers professionals and affiliate members of the Careers Development Institute, we adhere to their high standards of professional behaviours and Code of Ethics.


Contact us

Should you have any questions regarding our careers programme or the careers provision available at TRC, please email


Our College Careers Leader:

Rachel Mullins


Our Governor for Careers is Mark Moody.


TRUST Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance Policy

TRC OHS Work Placement Policy June 2023

TRC Statement on Access Careers March 23


Partners we have worked with during the 22-23 academic year

22 23 employer and FE HE encounters


Please click on the following links for further information:



What to do on Results Day! 

Careers at TRC 

Higher and Further Education and applying to university

Apprenticeships and Employment

Self Employment

Work Placement

Gap Year

Are you future proof? Local labour market information for students and parents

Help – I don’t know what to do!


Useful websites and additional careers related resources

Prospective Parents and Schools 

Employer Engagement


Ex TRC Students 

Careers in the Curriculum Resources for TRC Teaching Staff

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