The Cheadle College is committed to meeting the Gatsby Career Benchmarks Standards of Excellence; ensuring that careers education, information, advice and guidance is designed and delivered to meet the needs of students.


Students are entitled to impartial and confidential CEIAG which is person centered, meets professional standards of practice and is delivered by specialist personnel. We therefore offer a comprehensive Careers Programme.

The Careers Team

  • Qualified at least to level 6
  • Registered Career Development Professionals so abide by the CDI Code of Ethics and commit to regular continuing professional development
  • Impartial
  • Confidential
  • Friendly
  • Supportive

Victoria Geary
Careers and Guidance Leader (based at Marple)

Careers Office by the glass corridor

0161 484 6641

Helen Priest
Careers Advisor (based at Cheadle)

Careers Office C30

0161 486 4678

The college Careers Team is supported by our link advisor from Stockport Services for Young People, Vanessa Gilbert, who works closely with students on Level 1 programmes and those with SEND. Careers staff also work closely with the Employer Engagement Team who arrange the work placements for students on vocational and A level programmes.

What we offer

  • Comprehensive Careers Education delivered via tutorials
  • One to one careers guidance appointments (booked via House Monitors)
  • Links with universities, apprenticeship providers, employers and other local colleges
  • A weekly Careers Bulletin for students to access via Moodle
  • A careers Moodle page with extensive links to relevant careers websites
  • Access to UNIFROG, an excellent subscription-only website for students to explore careers and find out up to date labour market information, enabling them to make informed choices about their future plans
  • Parent Information Evening on Degree Apprenticeships and Student Finance

Careers Programme

  • For more information on our Careers Programme please click here

UCAS Guidance for ex-students

If you are a former student of the college applying to UCAS we are able to supply a reference for you on request. You will need to click on the link below for full instructions on the process. Please note this service is only available to students who have left college within the last 3 years.

>  UCAS Guidance for ex-students