Clear about Careers.

Information, advice and guidance to help you make decisions on learning, training and work.

We are proud to be Lanarkshire.

NCL is committed to providing careers information, advice and guidance that is informed, personalised and responsive. When you complete your studies with NCL it isn’t the end of your journey, but the beginning of your career and future.

‘Everyone has their own unique career journey. This is a lifelong process of managing learning, work, leisure and transitions moving towards a personally determined and evolving future.’ 

Scotland’s Career Strategy - Moving Forward 2020

Build your future with NCL.

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Applying to NCL

If you are thinking of applying to NCL, support is available to help you find a course which matches your skills and ambitions. 

Join us at one of our upcoming Virtual Open Events. An opportunity for you to meet one of the team, ask questions and choose a course which is perfect for you. 

Register now to receive further updates on our Virtual Open Events.

Pursuing your career during COVID-19.

Current NCL Students.

During the COVID19 lockdown you can still receive support and guidance in pursing your chosen career path.

NCL works closely with Skills Development Scotland, (SDS) the national careers service, and SDS advisers are able to provide 1:1 support online or over the phone to you. Appointments can be made by contacting our team at

Your meeting with the careers adviser will be treated in confidence, unless permission to pass on information is given for the purpose of referral to another adviser or other specialist agency or organisation.

We are here for you.

Looking for careers information, or need advice and guidance to help you make an informed decision? Chat online with our College Careers Adviser or send us an email and get impartial advice about your careers options.

  • Online chat is available Monday - Wednesday from 10am to 1pm.
  • Email responses will be provided Monday - Wednesday between the hours of 10am and 4pm.

Your can start your online chat today by clicking the box in the bottom right hand corner of this page. 


Supporting your local community.


Volunteering is one of the most inclusive activities in our community and it is open to anyone who wants to help out. Whether it's practical or emotional support, there are many ways you can volunteer to help. For some that may be right now in helping to manage the Covid-19 crisis, for others there will be roles in the weeks and months to come.

There is a wide and diverse range of volunteering opportunities available across Lanarkshire which you can access below:

Additional Resources and Support

Your future starts here.

If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact us! Get in touch today by email or via our live chat service.

To find out how New College Lanarkshire gathers and safeguards your personal information, see the Careers Advice privacy notice.

We believe in you.